Tiger Airways hits GDS as Delta-ANZ debut rich content on Travelport
Tiger Airways is joining the likes of EasyJet in Europe and abandoning its previousdirect channel-only model and will be available on the GDS via Travelport.
As well as allowing its fare and ancillary content to be distributed to Worldspan, Galileo and Apollo-connected agents, the Singapore-based low cost carrier will also be the first in airline Asia-Pacific to join the aggregated shopping element of the Travelport Merchandising Platform (launched in April this year).
Aggregated shopping allows agents to view within the same screen a list of results from traditional carriers who connect through ATPCO with fares from Tiger Airways and other low cost carriers who connect via an API.
In addition, optional services such as checked-in bags, pre-allocated seating and meals on the nine-year-old Tiger Airways will made available to agents via the Merchandising Platform.
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