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Travelport inks new deal with five Pacific airlines


Travel technology company Travelport today announced that it has signed new multi-year content agreements with five airlines in the Pacific region.

 

These include: Regional Express (Australia), Solomon Airlines (Solomon Islands), Air Vanuatu (Vanuatu), Samoa Airways (Samoa) and Air Tahiti Nui (French Polynesia).

 

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Under the agreements, the airlines will continue to be supported by Travelport’s industry leading technologies and solutions, which enable more than 68,000 agencies worldwide serving hundreds of millions of people to search, book and sell their air content and inventory.

 

“The increasing appeal of the Pacific to global travelers has given us great confidence to further explore this region," Chris Ramm, Vice President, Asia Pacific, Air Partners at Travelport, said. 

 

"We already have a strong presence in Australia and New Zealand, and have been gradually expanding our ties with Pacific Island airlines.

 

"We believe the ongoing or planned fleet renewal and infrastructure development by these carriers will significantly rejuvenate the regional tourism sector.”

 

Commenting on the new agreement, Brett Gebers, CEO of Solomon Airlines, said: “We are delighted to continue the collaboration with Travelport, which has been a trustworthy partner of ours. The pioneering platform and solutions of Travelport have provided strong support for our growth and we look forward to commencing the new phase of our partnership.”

 

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Published: 18 February 2020


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