Aerolineas Argentinas selects Sabre as technology, distribution provider

Argentina’s largest carrier undergoing transformation to improve customer service

SOUTHLAKE, Texas – May 24, 2011- Aerolineas Argentinas has selected Sabre as its technology and distribution provider of choice. Mariano Recalde, president of Argentina’s flagship airline, decided on Sabre to help the company transform its customer operations and services expansion.

Aerolineas has renewed is 12-year relationship with Sabre Airline Solutions and SabreSonic Customer Sales and Service (CSS), the industry’s most powerful revenue generating reservations system. The airline will also leverage the world-class shopping and merchandising strengths of SabreSonic Web to power its website. Aerolineas renewed its distribution agreement with Sabre Travel Network, providing Sabre Connected travel agents access to Aerolineas’ full content, including its ancillary fares.

“As we continue on our journey to transform our airline to exceed our customers’ expectations, we believe Sabre will provide us the technology and support needed to help Aerolineas operate more efficiently, save money and continue to improve customer service,” said Juan Pablo Lafosse, chief commercial officer at Aerolineas. “With Sabre’s reservations and operational solutions and its large global distribution network, we are confident that our airline will also play a critical role in promoting Argentina as a premier cultural and business destination.”

Sabre will provide Aerolineas with a number of solutions to help leverage their participation in the Sky Team Alliance.

Aerolineas will also leverage Sabre’s revenue, network, flight operations and crew solutions, among many others to help increase revenues, conduct seamless operations and help its airline crews simplify the complexities of scheduling.

“This is a special time for Aerolineas and we are excited to be part of their business transformation and expansion plans, which have been built on a solid foundation,” said Hugh Jones, president, Sabre Airline Solutions. “We’re very proud of the long-time relationships we’ve built with Aerolineas and believe our leadership and expertise have served them well and will continue to benefit them in the years to come.”

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