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Galileo, Delta in seven year pact

Galileo International are signing a seven-year, full content agreement with Delta Air Lines. Through the agreement, all of Delta’s published fares and inventory will be available to all users of the Galileo GDS system including Galileo-connected travel agencies, corporate customers and Cendant TDS online agencies booking through Galileo.  In addition, Delta and CheapTickets, a subsidiary of Cendant Corp., also executed a new marketing agreement.

“This long-term enterprise agreement is another very positive outcome for our customers and Cendant TDS, and we are excited to extend and strengthen our partnership with Delta,” said Kurt Ekert, senior vice president, Supplier Services for Cendant TDS.  “Our travel agents, corporate travelers and consumers will continue to have access to all fares offered by Delta.”
“We are pleased to partner with Galileo to broaden distribution of our content on a global basis, and provide greater choice and convenience to our customers,” said Lee Macenczak, Delta’s executive vice president of Sales and Customer Service. “This long-term partnership is also a critical component in achieving our key business objectives of growing revenue and effectively managing our distribution costs.”