Sabre, Emirates airline sign distribution agreement

Southlake, Texas-based Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) is supporting Emirates airline with industry technology that personalises the travel experience for consumers by enabling them to easily purchase a range of customised fares, the company said.

Sabre and Emirates have also signed a new long-term global distribution agreement to make the airline´s fares available to travel agents globally who use Sabre.

Sabre´s technology will enable the airline to effectively market and sell its expansive roster of fares globally through its Travel marketplace, reaching more than 425,000 travel agents across the world.

Using Sabre´s enhanced solution, travel agents can provide travelers with Emirates´ range of branded fares, which enable passengers to choose fares based on what is most important to them — such as purchasing a budget fare, earning the most air miles, or having the greatest degree of flexibility.

The compamy´s travel marketplace facilitates the marketing and sale of airfares, hotel rooms, rental cars, rail tickets, and other types of travel, to more than 425,000 travel agents and thousands of corporations who use it to shop, book and manage travel.

Emirates operates more than 3,600 flights per week to over 150 destinations across six continents.

Sabre Corporation is a technology provider to the global travel industry. Sabre´s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network, and crew management. Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.