Australia’s newest international carrier enters global distribution system
SYDNEY, May 25, 2011 – Strategic Airlines is now available in the Sabre global distribution system (GDS) following the signing a distribution agreement with Sabre Travel Network, providing Sabre Connected travel agents with complete access to the airlines’ fares, inventory and schedules .
Strategic Airlines is Australia’s newest full-service carrier and is part of Strategic Aviation Group, which provides a variety of airline services.
“Sabre is pleased to work with Strategic Airlines to maximize its participation in the Sabre GDS,” said Hans Belle, Sabre Travel Network senior vice president and general manager, Asia Pacific. “The airline’s team clearly understands the value of the GDS and has made it an important part of its growth strategy.”
The airlines’ full content is available in the Sabre GDS today.
“Strategic Airlines has experienced rapid growth and as we continue to pursue our plans, we recognize that the GDS is an essential sales channel to help us broaden our reach to travelers worldwide,” said Robert Kane, Strategic Airlines’ chief information officer.
About Sabre Travel Network
Sabre Travel Network is the world’s leading provider of high-performance travel solutions. By combining its unique expertise and leading technology, Sabre powers business performance across the travel industry. Sabre’s multi-channel merchandising and procurement solutions enable corporate and leisure agencies, corporate travel programs, airlines, hotels and other travel suppliers around the world to make money, save money and provide better customer service. Sabre Holdings 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 http://www.sabre-holdings.com/.
About Strategic Airlines
Launched in 2009 and headquartered in Brisbane, Strategic Airlines is Australia’s newest domestic and international carrier. It forms part of the diverse Strategic Aviation Group, which consists of Strategic Airlines (Australia) Strategic Engineering, Strategic Luxembourg (Charter) and Strategic Aviation (Resources). Considerable growth in the company’s Australian airline operations and European contract air charter operations over recent years has seen bases established in Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Luxembourg and London. For further information go to www.flystrategic.com.au
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