UK-based airline easyJet has announced a new distribution agreement with Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) to provide corporate travel agencies across Europe continued access to easyJet´s fares through the Sabre GDS, the company said.
easyJet has built its business customer base from 10 million in 2012 to almost 17 million in 2019, with an increase of 11% during 2019 alone. The airline´s agreement with Sabre will help easyJet to continue serving this important corporate segment.
Through Sabre´s platform, easyJet will distribute its fares and offers to corporations, travel management companies and travel agencies around the world. The partnership agreement with Sabre will be instrumental in increasing the airline´s reach in the business travel sector.
Sabre Corporation is a technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre´s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used airlines and hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Sabre also operates a leading global travel marketplace, which processes more than USD 120 billion of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers.
easyJet carries more than 100 million passengers annually — more almost 17 million travel for business. easyJet flies over 334 aircraft on 1061 routes to 159 airports across 36 countries. Over 300 million Europeans live within one hour´s drive of an easyJet airport.