Abacus International has announced the launch of the first and only automated exchange solution for net fares. Net fares are an increasing component of Asian airlines distribution strategies with key Asian travel markets now issuing between 40 and 60 per cent of all tickets via net fares.
Fokker Services is pleased to announce that Trade Air has decided to enter into a FLYFokker ABACUS program for its Fokker 100 aircraft. Under this program Fokker Services will provide component support, including forward exchange and reconditioning services, covering the major line replaceable units of the Trade Air fleet.
Abacus International has announced a new partnership with Firefly, a wholly owned subsidiary of Malaysia Airlines. This partnership will bring more content to all Abacus-connected travel agents in February as they will have real-time access to all of Firefly’s flight schedules and fares, while allowing Firefly to leverage Abacus’ extensive network to reach out to their consumers and boost their presence throughout the region.
Abacus International, Asia Pacific’s leading provider of travel solutions and services, today announced that Martin Symes has been named Vice President of Marketing, where he will lead product and content marketing, corporate and marketing communications, market research and training. Mr Symes will be responsible for planning and execution of Abacus’ strategic marketing plan to support Abacus’ growth well into the future.
Abacus International has announced an exclusive two-year partnership with Regent Airways, the second largest airline in Bangladesh, which will see their content being distributed to Abacus-connected agents across all markets under the terms of the agreement. Abacus is the first distribution partner to work with Regent Airways, and the exclusive agreement will enable the airline to leverage Abacus’ extensive network in order to reach out effectively to their consumers and boost their presence throughout the region.
Abacus International has announced the renewal of an exclusive agreement with Oasis Travel, a leading travel management company in Pakistan. The new five year exclusive partnership will see Oasis Travel continuing to leverage on key solutions such as Abacus WorkSpace and Abacus PowerSuite for full integration of their front-mid and back processes.
Abacus International has announced the company has signed a new multi-year partnership with Vietnam Airlines, the flag carrier of Vietnam. Through the agreement, Vietnam Airlines will continue to provide all Abacus-connected travel agents with access to all fares, seat availability, fare families and optional services offered by Vietnam Airlines.
Abacus International has announced an exclusive content agreement with Taiwanese carrier Far Eastern Air Transport. Under the agreement, Far Eastern Air Transport will provide Abacus connected travel agents with full access to fares and inventory, and only Abacus agents will be able to book directly for the airline.
Abacus International has announced a new collaboration with PayPal, a world leading online payment provider, to equip travel companies with the solutions needed to stay ahead in the fast-changing online travel industry. Abacus will integrate PayPal as a payment option in their ready-to-go online booking engines, Abacus WebStart and Abacus WebConnect.
Abacus International has promoted Jack Zhai Fu Hua to chairman of Abacus China in preparation for the deregulation change by the Civil Aviation Administration of China, which will take effect on the October 1st. Zhai, formerly the general manager of Abacus’ China operations, will be responsible for China-specific strategies in light of market opening as well as expansion of the China operations and team.
Abacus International, Asia Pacific’s leading revenue partner for airlines, continues its path as the choice content distribution partner for Low Cost Carriers (LCC) and Hybrid carriers. It reported a growth of 126 per cent in LCC/Hybrid Carrier bookings in the first half of 2012 as compared to the same period in 2011.
Abacus International, Asia Pacific’s leading revenue partner for airlines, today announced a landmark exclusive partnership with Zest Airways (Zest Air) that will see Abacus-connected agents sell Zest Air content and drive e-tickets through the Abacus eTAT platform.