Aeromar Boosts Participation in Worldspan GDS
06/01/2007|5:31:00 PM|Worldspan
ATLANTA and MEXICO CITY, May 30-- Aeromar, ´The Mexican executive airline´ and one of Mexico´s leading regional airlines, and global travel technology provider Worldspan, L.P. jointly announced Aeromar´s upgraded participation in the Worldspan global distribution system (GDS). The airline has implemented Worldspan AccessPLUS(SM) connectivity, utilizing an advanced suite of communications capabilities that provide the airline and Worldspan travel agencies with interactive connectivity and state-of-the-art electronic ticketing services on all Aeromar flights.

This new functionality gives Worldspan travel agencies a real-time connection to Aeromar´s internal reservations system for up-to-the-minute shopping, pricing, booking and e-ticketing services. Benefits to travel agencies include access to last-seat availability on the airline´s flights, current pricing and rules, seat maps, and instant bookings and confirmations.

"At Aeromar, we are very pleased to provide travel agencies with technology tools that allow them to streamline customer service. They will be able to shop, book and issue e-tickets on 120 flights offered on any of the 25 routes in the Mexican Republic," said Ami Lindenberg, Aeromar´s executive vice president and chief financial officer. "Our relationships through Worldspan´s valuable agency network will become stronger through superior connectivity from Worldspan."

"Aeromar´s enhanced services through the Worldspan GDS offer immediate and substantial benefits to both Aeromar and Worldspan travel agencies," said Kevin Ficco, Worldspan vice president - Airline Distribution and Business Development. "The ability to communicate in real-time and issue e-tickets will create time and cost savings, and enhance the customer buying experience."

About Aeromar

Founded in 1987, Aeromar, ´The Mexican executive airline,´ employs more than 1,000 people and relies on a fleet of 16 ATR-42 planes. Aeromar provides service on more than 25 routes within the Mexican Republic, and also offers business and leisure packages, with a 99 percent on-time performance rate on its flights. Aeromar is the only airline to hold an exclusive terminal in Mexico City International Airport, which enables passengers to check in only 40 minutes before flight times. Aeromar also provides cargo and courier Fast Paq service, as well as airplane rental services.