Articles tagged “global distribution systems”

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American Airlines Sues Sabre for 11 Years of Legal Fees

Following a legal battle that lasted 11 years, American Airlines Group wants to force defendant Sabre Corp to pay its legal fees.  U.S. law firm O'Melveny & Myers filed a lawsuit on behalf of American Airlines on Friday, saying the Texas-based global distribution system should pay American's fees. Those fees could amount to at least…

Travel Technology

Sabre’s Slow Recovery Gets Lift From Pandemic Booking Milestone

Business is still not close to where it was in 2019, but it's getting there — slowly.

Sabre’s Slow Recovery Gets Lift From Pandemic Booking Milestone

Business Travel

Amadeus Targets Blended Travelers With TrustedStays Partnership

Originally set up during the pandemic to help nurses book and stay in homes, rather than hotels, TrustedStays has now "commercialized" its platform. It potentially opens the door to short-term rental operators that were previously locked out from corporate bookings.

Amadeus Targets Blended Travelers With TrustedStays Partnership

Business Travel

How Posting All U.S. Airline Fees Upfront Will Impact Corporate Travel

The U.S. Transportation Department wants airlines to be more transparent about their ancillary fees. In theory it would help businesses, but the corporate travel sector has been grappling with this issue for years already.

How Posting All U.S. Airline Fees Upfront Will Impact Corporate Travel

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Sonder Adds Former CWT CEO Michelle Frymire to Its Board

In a further sign of its push into business travel, Sonder has added Michelle Frymire, the former CEO of corporate travel agency CWT, to its board of directors. The next-generation hospitality company this month also announced it has a chain code, SS, in the Sabre and Amadeus global distribution systems, and earlier this year expanded…

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Sabre Sues Hawaiian Airlines for Alleged Breach of Contract

Global distribution system provider Sabre is alleging that beginning May 31 Hawaiian Airlines implemented a new distribution policy that prevented U.S.-based travel agents using Sabre from booking the airline’s inter-island flights, and also began levying U.S.-based travel agents a $7 per segment surcharge on all bookings of all other Hawaiian Airlines’ flights through Sabre. Those…

Business Travel

Sabre Blames Airline Delays for Losses

After a strong first quarter, the technology company has been snagged by the operational issues that plagued airlines and airports in June. It was all going so well, too.

Sabre Blames Airline Delays for Losses

Business Travel

Startup Spotnana to Use $75 Million in New Funding to Continue Unraveling Business Travel’s Complexities

The company, which is backed by Concur co-founder Steve Singh, is still on its mission to quietly dismantle the underlying technology and commercial kickbacks that the corporate travel industry was built on. That costs a lot of money.

Startup Spotnana to Use $75 Million in New Funding to Continue Unraveling Business Travel’s Complexities

Travel Booking

Amadeus Profit Takes Off in First Quarter as Air Travel Recovers

Amadeus, the world's biggest provider of travel booking and airline IT services, has closed its best post-pandemic quarter thanks to the revival of tourism. But its profit was still 73 percent below 2019 levels.

Amadeus Profit Takes Off in First Quarter as Air Travel Recovers

Travel Technology

Sabre Signals Corporate Travel May Recover Quicker Than Some Expected

A corporate travel rebound is in the offing, says new data from tech firm Sabre. Bill Gates may have to eat his words, given his dire 2020 prediction about business travel.

Sabre Signals Corporate Travel May Recover Quicker Than Some Expected