Emirates has reached a commercial agreement that will allow Travelport-connected travel agencies to avoid the airline’s surcharge on bookings via global distribution systems.
Sabre will continue to distribute Virgin Australia flights and services through the Sabre GDS marketplace, ensuring that Sabre-connected agencies will continue to have access to flights.
American Express Global Business Travel has renewed its distribution agreement with British Airways and Iberia. This will allow customers confidently shop within Supply MarketPlace.
Flight Centre Travel Group has selected technology solution provider HotelHub to provide a global hotel booking and distribution solution for its corporate brands.
Clive Peoples, who will be based out of the London office, reports to chief operating officer, Kris Beyens, and is a member of the executive team.
British Airways will begin trialling the IATA Travel Pass on flights from Heathrow to Geneva and Zurich in Switzerland from this week. The app can be downloaded directly from the app store.
American Airlines is expanding its pre-flight Covid-19 testing program with new self-administered and more in-person testing options to make travel easier and safer for its customers.
The United Nation World Tourism Organisation and Google have signed a new agreement to work together and lead global recovery of tourism through innovation, education and market intelligence.
Worldwide occupancy reached 46 per cent in April, up from the low point of just 13 per cent during the same month last year. The data also shows the booking lead time is lengthening.
The carrier hopes the system will enable customers to virtually queue at check-in by pre-booking their slot time in advance of arriving at the airport.
As part of the transaction, Expedia Group would become a shareholder in, and enter a long-term strategic commercial agreement with, American Express Global Business Travel.
London City Airport has become the first major international airport in the world to be fully controlled by a remote digital air traffic control tower.