SOUTHLAKE, TEXAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Jan. 18, 2006–Sabre Travel
Network, the leading provider of innovative travel distribution
solutions for travel agencies and suppliers, announced today that all
of the flight schedules and fares of Eos Airlines Inc. are available
for access and sale to the more than 50,000 subscribers who use the
Sabre global distribution system (GDS).
Eos Airlines offers a single premium class service on its daily
flights between New York’s JFK airport and London’s Stansted airport.
Eos completely redesigned the interior of a fleet of Boeing 757s that
are normally configured with 220 seats into a travel space for only 48
guests. Eos is setting the new standard for premium transatlantic
travel by offering each guest 40 percent more personal space than
ordinary business class and providing uncongested access to London’s
business centers via Stansted.
“The fact that Sabre can provide us with outstanding access to the
high yield corporate traveler was of great interest to Eos,” said
Christopher Frawley, vice president of distribution at Eos. “This is a
terrific match for our corporate focused product.”
“Eos is the latest airline that will benefit from Sabre’s
efficient marketplace,” said Hugh Jones, senior vice president for
Sabre Travel Network. “The depth and breadth of this marketplace gives
airlines access to the world’s largest global agency reseller network
with more than 50,000 travel agencies and more than 100,000 points of
sale in 113 countries selling their products to millions of consumers,
and can market an airline’s products in places where they do not have
About Sabre Travel Network
Sabre Travel Network, a Sabre Holdings company, provides access to
the world’s leading global distribution system (GDS). The Sabre GDS is
a ready-built efficient marketplace that connects suppliers, including
hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotels, with more than 50,000
travel agency locations. Suppliers get access through one single
connection; travel agents get real time access to thousands of travel
products from multiple suppliers through one source integrated into
their businesses; consumers get access to a global supermarket of the
world’s greatest travel possibilities.
Key brands of Sabre Travel Network include GetThere, the leading
Web-based corporate travel reservation technology, and Jurni Network,
the unique leisure travel agency consortium that enables members to
sell more products from preferred travel suppliers using sophisticated
Sabre Holdings (NYSE:TSG) connects people with the world’s
greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and
providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel
industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at
Nexion, Sabre Travel Network, Jurni Network and GetThere 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.
About Eos Airlines
Founded in March 2003, Eos is a new single class premium airline
dedicated to serving the needs of the international business executive
looking for the ultimate in space, comfort, service and convenience.
With only 48 seats on our Boeing 757’s, Eos offers an experience that
surpasses private jets for comfort and flexibility to work in groups
or relax in private. We fly daily between New York and London. For
more information visit www.eosairlines.com.
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or which necessarily depend upon future events, including statements
about the expected benefits to Sabre Holdings Corporation from the
proposed transaction, or other statements about anticipations,
beliefs, expectations, hopes, intentions or strategies for the future,
may be forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Readers are cautioned
not to place undue reliance on forward-looking statements. All
forward-looking statements are based upon information available to
Sabre Holdings Corporation on the date this report was submitted.
Sabre Holdings Corporation undertakes no obligation to publicly update
or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new
information, future events or otherwise. Any forward-looking
statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual
events or results to differ materially from the events or results
described in the forward-looking statements, including structural
changes within the travel industry, such as increased competition from
merchant model hotel offerings by our competitors. Sabre Holdings
Corporation may not succeed in addressing these and other risks.
Further information regarding factors that could affect our financial
and other results can be found in the risk factors section of Sabre
Holdings Corporation’s most recent filing on Form 10-Q with the
Securities and Exchange Commission.
CONTACT: Sabre Travel Network, Southlake Kathryn Hayden, 682-605-2252 email@example.com SOURCE: Sabre Travel Network