CityJet Signs Technology Agreement with Sabre
Monday, 26 May 2014
LONDON – Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a technology provider to the travel and tourism industry, announced CityJet has signed a long-term technology agreement.
CityJet is an Irish-based carrier, operates services from London City Airport as a main hub, to Belgium, Netherlands, France, United Kingdom and Ireland with other locations from Cardiff Airport and Cambridge International Airport.
The agreement will allow the carrier to market and sell their airfares to travel agents worldwide using Sabre system to access, and book CityJet’s fares, availability, and schedules.
Christine Ourmières-Widener, chief executive officer of CityJet, said: “The agency channel is an important part of our marketing and sales mix, and supplements our efforts to strengthen brand awareness and global reach. Sabre plays a critical role in making this happen. Their strong global presence, growth in Europe, and commitment to the airline industry make them the perfect technology partner.”
Inna Kizenkova, vice president, supplier commerce, EMEA, Sabre Travel Network added: “We are pleased to welcome CityJet as a new partner for Sabre and we’re committed to helping them drive additional revenues through the agency channel. Europe is a key growth region for our company and we will continue to listen to the needs and support the commercial goals of airlines and agencies in this region.”
Sabre’s travel system covers marketing and sale of airfares, hotel rooms, rental cars, rail tickets and other types of travel, to more than 400,000 travel agents and thousands of corporations who use it to shop, book and manage travel.