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Travelport and SAS renew agreement

Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, announces the renewal of a full content agreement with SAS –Scandinavia’s leading airline.

SAS - Scandinavian Airlines System – is the flag carrier of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, and the largest airline across Scandinavia, operating 159 aircraft to 93 destinations in Scandinavia, Europe, the US and Asia.
The new multi-year contract ensures that Travelport’s 65,000 connected travel agency customers worldwide using the Galileo and Worldspan platforms will continue to have access to SAS’ full inventory and range of fares.  The new deal also includes a common framework to provide enhanced SAS functionality to Travelport’s travel agents, such as the addition of merchandising services, online check-in and participation in the Travelport Rapid Reprice efficiency product.

Robin Kamark, Chief Commercial Officer at SAS commented: “Travelport has provided great support and leading solutions to serve our business for 18 years now and we are most happy to take this partnership forward.  With an extensive footprint of travel agencies worldwide, we expect to continue to benefit from this global business and look forward to working with Travelport in the future.”

Mathias Andersson, Country Manager for Travelport in the Nordics added: “We have had a very positive partnership with SAS for many years and this new agreement enables us to continue supporting SAS’ global distribution needs and also work together to introduce innovative new technology and merchandising services to benefit connected travel agency customers in the Nordic region and beyond.”