Sabre’s second largest office in the world is in Montevideo, but a contract dispute with Uruguay’s national carrier, Pluna, now finds the airline’s flights absent from the global distribution system.
Following agreements by Travelport and Sabre, Amadeus has now entered into a “medium-term” contract to extend its full-content agreement with American Airlines.
After intervening in American Airlines’ antitrust claim against Orbitz Worldwide and Travelport, Sabre filed a motion to dismiss the suit.
Seldom does a company issue a press release and then refuse all comment about it, but this was the case today with Priceline’s announcement that it had reached a milestone in its 6-month-old deployment of American Airlines Direct Connect.
Much of the seemingly epic struggle between the airlines and the distribution channels is about content. Full content to be exact.
NileGuide released a free public API to disseminate its guide, trips and blog content, but unlike most such endeavors, it is allowing publishers to display full content with a link — and not just a paragraph or two.