Cathay Pacific broadens customer reach with Sabre
Airline signs multi-year distribution agreement with GDS
HONG KONG -- October 04, 2012
Cathay Pacific Airways and Sabre Travel Network have reached a new multi-year
distribution agreement, offering Sabre-connected travel agents a comprehensive
range of content, fares, schedules and inventory.
“Cathay Pacific is always looking for ways to work more effectively with its
agency partners. This agreement with Sabre will further support our travel
agents with a wider range of fares and functionality,” said Simon Ng, Manager
– Distribution, Cathay Pacific Airways.
The distribution agreement includes real-time access to all fares and
inventory including Cathay Pacific’s web fares. In addition to participation
in the Sabre global distribution system (GDS), Cathay Pacific also uses
Sabre’s AirCentre Flight Plan Manager and Movement Manager, Sabre AirVision
Revenue Integrity and Qik Development Tool to improve the operational
efficiency and optimize revenue.
“Cathay Pacific and Sabre have a very strong long-term relationship. Sabre
fully supports the airline’s strategies and focus on business and premium
travelers. We look forward to continuing our work with Cathay Pacific to
implement this new distribution agreement towards our mutual future growth,”
said Hans Belle, vice president of Sabre Travel Network – Asia-Pacific.
About Sabre Travel Network
Sabre Travel Network provides technology solutions to the global travel
industry. It operates the world’s largest travel marketplace, connecting
travel buyers and sellers through the Sabre global distribution system (GDS).
Its innovative software connects more than 350,000 travel professionals to
more than 400 airlines, 93,000 hotels, 25 car rental brands, 50 rail
providers, 13 cruise lines and other global travel suppliers. More than 300
million people purchase airline tickets through this channel annually.
Sabre Travel Network is part of Sabre Holdings, a global travel technology
company serving the world’s largest industry- travel and tourism. Its
innovative technology is used by more than a billion people around the world
to plan, book and get to their destination at a time and price that's right
for them. For more information, please visit: www.sabre.com
for Sabre Travel Network
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