SAS has renewed a full content distribution deal with Galileo and Worldspan parent Travelport.
The multi-year contract includes a common framework to provide enhanced functionality from the airline to the GDS provider’s 65,000 travel agent users.
This includes merchandising services, online check-in and participation in the Travelport ‘Rapid Reprice’ efficiency system.
The Scandinavian airline’s chief commercial officer Robin Kamark said: “Travelport has provided great support and leading solutions to serve our business for 18 years now and we are most happy to take this partnership forward.
“With an extensive footprint of travel agencies worldwide, we expect to continue to benefit from this global business and look forward to working with Travelport in the future.”
Travelport Nordics country manager Mathias Andersson added: “We have had a very positive partnership with SAS for many years and this new agreement enables us to continue supporting SAS’ global distribution needs and also work together to introduce innovative new technology and merchandising services to benefit connected travel agency customers in the Nordic region and beyond.”