Travelport GDS, one of the world’s leading global distribution system (GDS) providers, has today announced a new multi-year, full content agreement with Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, to provide all Travelport GDS-connected travel agents worldwide with access to the airline’s fares and inventory, including its lowest web only fares.
Travelport GDS has signed content agreements with three key carriers in China - Xiamen Airlines, China Southern Airlines and China Eastern Airlines. The deals will provide Galileo, Apollo and Worldspan subscribers with access to international fares and inventory from the three airlines via the GDS.
Malév Hungarian Airlines has implemented the automated ticket reissue product Travelport Rapid Reprice. Rapid Reprice reduces the time it takes agents to process itinerary changes and optimises revenue by accurately calculating changes to the ticket price.
Travelport GDS has announced a multi-million dollar investment across Eastern Europe in response to the growth potential it has identified within the region. The company confirmed that Eastern Europe’s travel sales via the GDS sector are currently growing at around 20% year-on-year.
Travelport GDS has announced a new, full content agreement with TAP Air Portugal providing all Galileo and Worldspan-connected travel agents worldwide with access to all of the airline’s published fares and inventory, including its web only fares.
Travelport GDS has announced the signing of a new agreement with TravelSky, the only GDS licensed in China to make reservations for Chinese domiciled airlines, to provide its 6,500 travel agents in China with greater global connectivity.
A world of paperless ticketing is edging one step closer as Travelport announces it has reduced the number of tickets by 13% in the past three weeks, and is on target to meeting IATA’s mandate of 100% electronic ticketing by June 1, 2008.
Travelport has announced the introduction of the Travelport Carbon Tracker, a new and advanced post-booking reporting tool designed for travel agencies and corporations to address the growing demand to measure and report carbon emissions as part of a sustainable travel programme.
Travelport GDS has announced a new Commercial management team and organizational structure designed to align business operations with customer markets.
Travelport and Worldspan have confirmed a definitive agreement to merge Worldspan into a subsidiary of Travelport in a $1.4 billion deal.
Travelport is unveiling a new brand identity in a bid to reaffirm its commitment to travelers and travel professionals.