Comair, Inc. Chooses Sabre Airline Solutions for Managing Flight Crew Operations

Comair Inc., One of the Largest North American Regional Carriers Will Implement the Sabre AirCrews Operations Manager

SOUTHLAKE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 7, 2004– Sabre Airline Solutions today announced an agreement with Comair, Inc. to implement its Sabre AirCrews Operations Manager for managing flight crew operations, providing Comair an improved method to efficiently track flight crew, leading to improved flight reliability and schedule integrity. Included with the offering is the Sabre AirCrews Crew Connection, which will provide increased benefits to Comair flight crew, allowing them to review work schedule changes and perform trip trades automatically online via web browser access.

“With the implementation of AirCrews Operations Manager, Comair will have quicker, more reliable access to information about all aspects of our crew operations,” Pat Ryan, director of Crewmember Services said. “Partnering with Sabre Airline Solutions will have a positive impact on daily operations at Comair, providing us with improved operational reliability, while maintaining a level of cost effectiveness that a carrier our size needs.”

The agreement with Comair, a large North American regional scheduled carrier, further demonstrates Sabre Airline Solutions’ ability to provide quality crew management solutions for North American carriers. Today, Sabre Airline Solutions provides crew management solutions for over 60 North American carriers.

“With over a decade of experience providing solutions for crew needs and preferences in the airline industry,” Pat Ryan said, “the AirCrews Operations Manager has been designed to provide a high level of satisfaction among our crew members. We expect Comair to benefit from the increased operational flexibility granted by the proven system.”

Steve Clampett, president of Airline Products and Services for Sabre Airline Solutions, sees the benefit as two-fold. “The AirCrews Operations Manager will allow Comair to fulfill its operational efficiency objectives while ensuring that all federal regulations are satisfied. The AirCrews Operations Manager delivers efficient solutions to complex scheduling issues. It’s a proven solution for real-world problems.”

The Sabre Airline Solutions’ AirCrews offering is part of an integrated suite of products that provides easy-to-deploy solutions that assist airlines in streamlining business operations and reducing costs.

Comair, a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, has been a Sabre Airline Solutions customer since 1996. In addition to the AirCrews Operations Manager, the company also utilizes several other Sabre Airline Solutions products, including Sabre AirFlite Schedule Manager and Sabre CrewQual.

About Sabre Airline Solutions

Sabre Airline Solutions, a Sabre Holdings company, is the world’s largest provider of software products, reservations and departure control systems and consulting services to help airlines simplify operations and lower costs. Over 200 airlines worldwide use Sabre Airline Solutions’ broad portfolio of software solutions for decision-support tools to increase revenues and improve operations. Over 100 airlines worldwide rely on Sabre Airline Solutions for passenger management solutions, with 15 new carriers added and nine carriers renewals for the SabreSonic Res advanced reservations and departure control systems in 2003. In addition, more than 100 clients worldwide have turned to Sabre Airline Solutions consulting group for strategic, commercial and operational consulting. More than 500 contracts worldwide were signed in 2003 within Sabre Airline Solutions.

Sabre Airline Solutions, the Sabre Airline Solutions logo, AirCrews, CrewQual and AirFlite are trademarks and/or service marks of an affiliate of Sabre Holdings Corporation. All other trademarks, service marks, and trade names are the property of their respective owners.

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             Kathryn Hayden, 682-605-2252

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