Southwest’s participation in GDS system nixes agent friction in ‘big deal’ for the LCC

Southwest Airlines admits its entry into the Travelport and Amadeus Global Distribution Systems was a “big deal” that was in large part driven by the…..

A new era for Travelport – the now private business brings experience of how to best monetise its technology platforms with its new CEO hire

The recent transition of travel technology specialist Travelport into private ownership will not be the only major change at the company with news this week…..

As Amadeus buys a self-service bag drop provider what is its strategy?

To those familiar with the airline global distribution system(s) (GDS), Amadeus is a well-known name. One of the leading GDS’ along with Sabre and Travelport’s…..

Travelport and JAL combine to operate GDS tailored to the needs of the Japanese travel industry

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Travelport Worldwide will establish a new joint venture company to operate a Global Distribution System (GDS) tailored to the needs of…..