Germania signs technology agreement with Sabre

Schedules, inventory and fares of the Berlin-based carrier  available in Sabre travel marketplace

London / Berlin – March 6th, 2014 - Sabre Travel Network, a global travel technology company serving travel suppliers and agencies, has signed an agreement with Germania to market the airline’s products and services in the Sabre global distribution system.

Sabre-connected travel agencies – more than 400,000 worldwide in more than 130 countries – get guaranteed access to the German airline’s seats and fare classes. The Sabre travel marketplace increases operational efficiency of travel agents worldwide to make, manage and fulfill travel itineraries that include Germania bookings.

Oliver Pawel, chief commercial officer, Germania said, “The agreement with Sabre, and the global reach it provides, will further propel the distribution of Germania seats and flights on a global scale. The agreement allows us to generate additional revenue and to operate our connections even more efficient."

Harald Eisenaecher, senior vice president for Sabre Travel Network, EMEA said, “Germania’s importance among single-seat sales to selected destinations in EMEA and its charter flights for tour operators to popular holiday destinations in Europe has been growing in recent years. Sabre aims to play a pivotal role in the airline’s future by making its fares and schedules available to our global travel agency community. Investing in products and services that carriers, such as Germania, need to grow their international business is a key priority of our company. We’re committed to constantly strengthening and giving access to new supplier content so Sabre-connected travel agents can offer their customers the best travel products at the best value.”

Germania joins the list of approximately 400 airlines that have chosen the Sabre travel marketplace to market airline products and services to travel agencies around the world.

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 About Germnia

Germania is one of Germany’s longest established airlines: since 1979, every year millions of passengers use the carrier’s distinctive green-and-white aircraft to fly on holiday, visit friends and family or travel to Europe‘s major cities. The airline‘s route network currently includes more than 150 international destinations in Europe, North Africa and West Asia. In summer 2014, Germania will operate 23 aircraft and employ over 750 people. Germania will be the first airline to operate from the new BER airport in Berlin. The airline’s planes, which presently depart from the neighbouring Schönefeld Airport to destinations in Lebanon, Macedonia and Turkey, will then commence operating from the North Pier at BER. For more information please visit: www.flygermania.de

About Sabre Travel Network

Travel Network is our global business-to-business travel marketplace and consists primarily of our global distribution system (GDS) and a broad set of solutions that integrate with the GDS.

This marketplace is used by travel suppliers including approximately 400 airlines, 125,000 hotel properties, 200 tour operators, 50 rail carriers, 27 car rental outlets and 16 cruise lines to promote, personalize and sell their products to travel management companies, corporate travel departments and approximately 400,000 travel agents, around the word. The marketplace includes a mobile-enabled platform for travel buyers to shop, price, book and pay for travel.

In addition, Sabre provides data-rich solutions that give travel buyers and suppliers unique insights into their operations as well as customer shopping and booking trends. GetThere® provides technology to corporations through its innovative online and mobile booking tools  available in 15 languages and is used by thousands of companies in more than 95 countries including, a majority of the Business Travel News Corporate Travel 100.

Please visit www.sabretravelnetwork.com for more information.