Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Onur Air have today announced a new, multi-year global full content agreement. Onur Air, a Turkish low cost carrier, founded in 1992 is based at Istanbul Atatürk Airport. The carrier owns 30 aircraft, operating to 14 major domestic and 120 international destinations, across 25 countries.
Under the new agreement, Onur Air's full content including its branded fares and ancillaries are live on Travelport's unique Travel Commerce Platform for over 68,000 Travelport-connected travel agencies and corporate travel buyers around the world to search, sell and book.
Onur Air has also signed up to and joins a network of over 200 airlines, currently live on Travelport's industry leading airline merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content & Branding. Travelport's innovative solution, allows airlines to merchandise their full offering to Travelport-connected travel agencies around the world. Helping airlines to connect travellers to a world of travel choice, the technology provides better opportunities for travel agents to upsell at the time of booking within the same workflow.
Elmira Tulunay, International Sales Manager at Onur Air, said: 'This agreement with Travelport is a great opportunity for our business, as their pioneering technology will support us to more effectively satisfy the demands of our customers. Travelport's solutions will increase our visibility and sales growth and maximize the level of personalization in our services. We are happy to start a very promising working relationship with Travelport.'
Philip Saunders, Vice President, Air Commerce, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Travelport commented: 'We are happy to announce this new agreement with Onur Air, a fantastic airline with great value proposition. We look forward to partnering with them to maximize their offering and grow their business via our powerful Travel Commerce Platform.'
About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in approximately 180 countries, and approximately 4,000 employees, our 2016 net revenue was over $2.3 billion.
Travelport is comprised of:
- A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world's leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace. Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.
- Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.
Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol 'TVPT'.
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