Long term partners Qantas and Sabre renew distribution agreement
Multi-year agreement includes ancillaries in Sabre GDS
SYDNEY, – Qantas Airways and Sabre Travel Network, a global technology company serving travel agencies and suppliers, have renewed their distribution agreement, signing a long-term, global full content distribution system (GDS) deal, which includes the airline’s advance seat selection ancillary.
Additionally, Sabre-connected agencies will continue to access all of Qantas’ published fares, schedules and inventory including those sold through the airline’s website.
“We are pleased to reach this agreement and look forward to strengthening our long term relationship,” said Qantas Executive General Manager Domestic Sales, Distribution and Marketing Stephen Limbrick.
“Sabre was the first GDS to introduce Branded Fares merchandising with Qantas in 2007, so we are particularly delighted to announce the continuation of this agreement,” said Hans Belle, Vice President and General Manager APAC for Sabre.
With this renewal, Qantas Airways is among more than 400 airlines that use the Sabre GDS to sell their products and services, including ancillaries, globally.
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
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