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GDS news: Travelport, Amadeus, Sabre, Abacus – July 2011

Product news, releases, projects and more from the global distribution systems during July 2011 – all here, in one easy read.

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Most recent updates first…

Thursday 28 July 2011:

Friday 22 July 2011:

  • Travelport payment joint venture eNett signs a deal with Dutch online travel agency Vliegtickets. The agreement will see Vliegticket adopt eNett’s virtual card technology vNett. The Dutch OTA will be one of the first European clients to use the vNett system, a Mastercard-based platform which issues a virtual account number for each transaction between client and its suppliers.

Wednesday 20 July 2011:

Monday 18 July 2011:

  • Amadeus signs distribution deal with low cost carrier AirBerlin. The deal is a renewal of an existing agreement between the pair to distribute AirBerlin’s fares, schedules and availability through Amadeus-connected agencies around the world. Amadeus says the agreement includes a guarantee that all content will the same as through any direct channel or other website.

Saturday 16 July 2011:

Wednesday 13 July 2011:

  • Sabre Travel Network starts operating in South Africa. Based in Gauteng, Sabre will partner with EmQuest and Rogers Aviation, the latter being its main distributor for the market. The Sabre Red agent platform will also debut its new “graphical view” in the country.
  • Sabre signs multi-year agreement with South African Airways. The new deal is an extension of a 20-year-old partnership between the pair, giving agencies access to the airline’s full range of fares, schedules and availability.
  • Travelport signs technology agreement with Worldstrides. The student travel company will use Travelport’s XMP Pro web services package as well as tap into the GDS through the Worldspan platform.
  • FCm Travel Solutions migrates Dubai operations to Travelport‘s Galileo GDS. The move is part of FCm parent company Flight Centre’s worldwide agreement with Travelport. The switch took place over a 15-day period.

Friday 8 July 2011:

Wednesday 6 July 2011:

Previous GDS updates:

 
 
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