Alitalia first European airline to sell ancillaries through Sabre

Landmark deal sees Italian carrier use industry technology standards to sell pre-paid baggage and lounge access

SOUTHLAKE, Texas, Aug. 28, 2012 – Sabre Travel Network, a global technology company serving travel agencies and suppliers, has signed a multi-year agreement with Italian national carrier Alitalia to sell its ancillary products to travel agents connected to the Sabre global distribution system (GDS).

In addition to shopping and booking Alitalia airfares, an agent can now shop and book ancillary services such as pre-paid baggage and access to airport lounges, all seamlessly integrated into the reservation process