LAN Airlines Signs New Global Full Content Distribution Agreement with Travelport
Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces details of a new global full content agreement with LAN Airlines, one of the leading airlines in Latin America.
Travelport, the business services provider to the global travel industry, today announces details of a new global full content agreement with LAN Airlines, one of the leading airlines in Latin America. The new multi-year agreement secures access to the airline’s full range of published fares and inventory for all Travelport-connected travel agents, corporate customers and online agencies worldwide booking through the Galileo and Worldspan platforms, with immediate effect.
"Through this partnership, we are pleased to provide our customers with full access to LAN Airlines fares and inventory through our Galileo and Worldspan distribution channels," said Dan Westbrook, vice president, Supplier Services, Travelport GDS. "As a global marketplace for approximately 60,000 online and offline travel agencies, which in turn serves millions of end consumers globally, Travelport is committed to providing full content for our customers and providing cost-effective and value-added distribution to all suppliers."
"Travelport is an important commercial partner for LAN Airlines and we're delighted that we've reached a global agreement for their agents, which provides them with access to all of our published fares and inventory,” said Sergio Mendoza, vice president, Distribution and Revenue Management, LAN Airlines.
About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a broad-based business services company and a leading provider of critical transaction processing solutions to companies operating in the global travel industry.
Travelport is comprised of:
·the global distribution system (GDS) business that includes the Worldspan and Galileo brands; GTA, a leading global, multi-channel provider of hotel and ground services; Airline IT Solutions, which hosts mission critical applications and provides business and data analysis solutions for major airlines.
·Travelport also owns approximately 48% of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a leading global online travel company.
·Travelport operates in 160 countries, reported 2009 revenues of $2.2 billion and has approximately 5,400 employees. Travelport is a private company owned by The Blackstone Group, One Equity Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures, and Travelport management.