Tag: Travelport

Travelport becomes sole GDS provider of Air India’s domestic flight content in India

Travelport confirmed that the company is now the sole global distribution system (GDS) provider of Air India’s domestic flight content in India. The contract, which was awarded to Travelport following a competitive bidding process, came into effect in November 2018 and was fully implemented as of January 1, 2020. It means Travelport is now the […]

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Travelport reveals where travellers are flying in from to India

According to an analysis conducted by Travelport, the countries that have seen the most flight bookings to India for the period around Diwali are the United States, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates. As of October 14, a total of 32,828 advanced bookings had been made through all global distribution systems (GDS) for […]

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Travelport reveals global trends in flight bookings ahead of Hajj 2019

Advanced flight bookings to airports around the holy city of Mecca ahead of this year’s Hajj have increased from Asia, Europe and Oceania, according to research by Travelport. According to the analysis, India (44,611) had the second-highest number of bookings in the world and the highest in Asia. As part of its study, Travelport analysed […]

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Travelport and Qantas pioneer NDC era for Asia-Pacific region

As the next step in its continuing support for Qantas’ New Distribution Capability, including the Qantas Distribution Platform (QDP), Travelport, a leading technology company serving the travel industry, has begun handling its first bookings with Qantas using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard. The bookings are being made through Travelport Smartpoint in a live production […]

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Webjet and Travelport announce new long-term technology partnership

Travelport announced it has been awarded a new long-term technology contract by Australia and New Zealand’s top online travel agency, Webjet, following an extensive competitive bid process. Under the agreement, Webjet will participate in initiatives driven by Travelport involving IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard. NDC is a travel industry-supported programme launched by IATA that […]

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Travelport places an ‘X’ for non-binary gender travellers

Travelport implements a new booking code for non-binary airline passengers from June 1. The new code offers the option to choose ‘X’, rather than ‘M’ or ‘F’, when a passenger is required to provide such advance passenger information. Such information needs to be provided for customers travelling to or in transit to Algeria, Canada, China […]

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Travelport partners with Hong Kong International Airport to promote multi-modal transport services

Travelport announced a new agreement with Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) to promote the multi-modal connectivity services at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA) to travel buyers in Asia, Europe and North America. HKIA is one of the busiest passenger airports across the globe connecting to over 220 destinations through over 120 airlines. In 2018, HKIA […]

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Travelport extends contract with United Airlines to introduce NDC initiatives

Travelport recently announced that United Airlines will continue its long-standing relationship with Travelport into 2021 as part of a multi-year agreement. This agreement demonstrates a joint commitment to deliver customer support and solutions for the benefit of travellers and travel agents alike. United has benefited already from Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising solution by […]

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Travelport records net revenue increase of 4%

Travelport reported a solid first quarter, led by its Beyond Air portfolio, particularly its travel payment solutions company eNett, which had an 81% increase in revenue. Travelport reported a net revenue increase of 4%, to USD 678 million. Net income increased 6%, to USD 59 million. The travel commerce platform increased 5%, to USD 653 […]

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Travelport and Priceline.com sign renewal agreement

Two online travel giants, Travelport and Priceline.com have recently announced that they have signed a long-term renewal agreement. According to the deal, Travelport will continue providing pricing, booking and ticketing technology and content to Priceline. “Travelport has proven to be a valued partner over the last twenty years in helping Priceline customers find and book […]

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