Sabre Airline Solutions, Softair Team Up in Air Cargo Systems; Will Offer the Air Cargo Industry a Truly Integrated End-to-End Solution

SOUTHLAKE, Texas & ZURICH, Switzerland, Sep 12, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Sabre Airline Solutions, the leading provider of software and services to the airline industry from planning to execution, and Softair AG, dedicated to the development of standard software products for all participants in the air cargo industry, today announced a cooperative agreement to offer an end-to-end cargo solution.

The partners’ existing products — Sabre(R) CargoMax(TM) Revenue and Pricing Suite, and Softair’s Cargospot suite of reservations and operations solutions — will serve as the core of the end-to-end offering. As part of the cooperation, Sabre Airline Solutions and Softair have agreed to collaborate to perform all necessary integration. In addition, the partners have agreed to market each other’s products. Finally, the partners have agreed to offer hosting services for Cargospot via Sabre(R) eMergo(R) Web access, an application service provider (ASP) platform.

Dr. Gabriel Weisskopf, CEO of Softair AG, said, “We are excited to work with a company with the global presence and financial strength of Sabre Airline Solutions. The CargoMax suite is an excellent revenue management solution and is a key part of an industry-leading, end-to-end solution. Sabre Airline Solutions has proven to be a supportive partner, and we are looking forward to working with them to deploy such a solution.”

“Sabre Airline Solutions is committed to the air cargo industry,” said Steve Clampett, president of Airline Products and Services for Sabre Airline Solutions. “We are impressed with the functionality and technical robustness of Cargospot. We are delighted to add this product to the industry-leading suite of products we offer the marketplace, all designed to help carriers better market and sell their product, operate efficiently and serve their customers better.”

About Sabre Airline Solutions

Sabre Airline Solutions, a Sabre Holdings company, is the world’s largest provider of products to help airlines market, sell, serve and operate from planning to execution.

More than 200 airlines use its broad portfolio of decision-support tools to increase revenues and improve operations, while more than 500 use its leading operational technology. More than 100 airlines rely on Sabre Airline Solutions for passenger management solutions, while a similar number have turned to the company’s consulting group for strategic, commercial and operational advice.

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

About Softair AG

Since its inception in 1985 Swiss-based Softair AG, has been dedicated to the development and marketing of standard software applications for the air cargo industry. Its products, such as Cargosys, Cargo One, Handling Top and Cargospot have been licensed to over 100 Airlines, General Sales Agents, Handling Agents, Forwarders and CASS Systems in 75 markets on 5 continents.

Sabre Airline Solutions, the Sabre Airline Solutions logo, CargoMax and eMergo are trademarks and/or service marks of an affiliate of Sabre Holdings Corp. All other trademarks, service marks and trade names are the property of their respective owners. (C) 2005 Sabre Inc. All rights reserved.

SOURCE: Sabre Airline Solutions

Sabre Airline Solutions, Southlake
Kathryn Hayden, 682-605-2252
Softair AG
Dr. Gabriel Weisskopf, +41 44 291 33 44