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    April 23, 2013

    Airline technology can bring profits

    The future of distribution and merchandising hog the majority of column inches and blogs posts when it comes to coverage of the airlines business. However, Darren Rickey, Sabre Airline Solutions Vice President of AirVision Solutions (that’s...

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    April 26, 2013

    Etihad prefers partnerships

    Etihad Airways has more bi-lateral partnerships with carriers around the world than any other airline. It is no surprise, therefore, that permanent speculation surrounds whether or not the Abu Dhabi-based carrier will ever join one of...

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    May 3, 2013

    Why is travel so taxing?

    Currently, U.S. federal taxes and fees account for 20 percent of a typical $300 roundtrip domestic ticket. These air taxes are even higher than products in the so-called “sin tax” category such as alcohol, tobacco and...

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    May 6, 2013

    An e-Commerce marketplace built on robust technology

    The importance of an airline’s e-Commerce strategy cannot be understated.  Successful airlines must build their direct channel to serve travelers as a retailer. This infographic highlights some of the critical parts to meet the needs of...

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    May 9, 2013

    Sabre’s Dave Hollander honored by OpenTravel Alliance

    Sabre Enterprise Architect Dave Hollander, already well known in technology circles as a co-creator of Extensible Markup Language (XML), was recently honored by OpenTravel Alliance with the Tom Grubbs Award. The OpenTravel Alliance (OTA) board of...

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    May 13, 2013

    Learn how Custom Offers moves travel forward

    Sabre’s Shelly Terry explains to Travel Weekly the benefits to airlines and travelers from the newest merchandising capability, Custom Offers. Check out more here:

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    May 22, 2013

    United Airlines and Sabre gear up for ‘next chapter in distribution’

    Sabre announced today it has signed a new, long-term, full content agreement with United Airlines. Sabre and the airline plan to work together to make United’s material ancillary

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    May 22, 2013

    The animated case for science – drawing conclusions for the future of revenue management

    Perhaps airline number crunchers should consider a wardrobe change. Toss aside the necktie and handy calculator. Instead revenue strategists should don a white lab coat and get beakers ready to be filled with more than just...

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    May 23, 2013

    JetBlue: Airlines shouldn’t compete over ‘nicest prison cell’

    Intersting perspective from JetBlue on marketing their customer experience and how they approach managing ancilaries. Read more in Skift.

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    May 30, 2013

    Privacy concerns with NDC being examined by European authorities

    Concerns over privacy issues with IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) are being examined by the Working Party 29 (a subset of the European Commission composed of representatives of the data protection authorities from all EU Member...

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    June 17, 2013

    Paying for thin air

    The debate about ancillary fees rages on.  IATA’s New Distribution Capability, whilst still in its very early stages, is certainly adding interest to the year so we can be grateful for that. But I do wonder...

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    June 18, 2013

    Sabre adds new carrier to SabreSonic CSS community

    Sabre Airline Solutions has successfully migrated up-and-coming regional airline Silver Airways, to SabreSonic Customer Sales and Service (CSS).  SabreSonic CSS is a critically important part of the airline’s evolution as a new, stand-alone regional carrier. “Our...