South African Airways will have its faire and inventory information on Sabre Travel Marketplace after the two companies signed a multiyear contract.
Sabre a travel agency network, will offer airline’s full range of fares, schedules and availability including published fares sold through the airline’s own website and reservations offices.
“We have a long and successful partnership with South African Airways to market and sell their products and services, and to support their expansion and growth in new markets,” said Greg Webb, president, Sabre Travel Network.
“South Africa is an important new market for Sabre and we are especially pleased to renew our agreement at a time we are seeing strong interest from the industry.”
Being on the platform, South African Airways will be exposed to a larger online community. Sabre travel marketplace includes air bookings, hotel reservation services and rental car bookings. The service has a network of over 400,000 agents globally.
Sylvain Bosc, chief commercial officer at South African Airways said: “Sabre is an important technology partner for us, which has been strengthened by their launch and growth in South Africa, and across the African continent. Sabre provides us with an easy and efficient way to market and sell our fares the way we want to, and continues to be a very valuable channel for reaching high-yielding corporate travelers.”