Southlake, Texas-based Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR) will introduce live data feeds from FlightGlobal´s schedule data into its leading global distribution system (GDS) and travel booking platforms, the company said.
FlightGlobal is one of the industry´s most comprehensive databases of airline schedules from more than 900 carriers worldwide. Now more than 425,000 travel agents worldwide have live access to flight changes and up-to-the-millisecond flight schedules.
All flight data processed in the Sabre travel marketplace and through Sabre APIs for online travel sites and developers will update dynamically at the time consumers, travel agents, and business travelers shop for flights.
For airlines, the increased schedule accuracy allows them to market more efficiently, ensure their inventory is accurately displayed across channels, and better manage seat availability for each flight. Meanwhile, travel consultants will experience a modernized schedule process in the Sabre Red agency platform, with more reliable content at their fingertips that will drive more effective sales and improved customer satisfaction.
Sabre Corporation is a technology provider to the global travel industry. Its 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. The company also operates a global travel marketplace, which processes more than USD 120bn of global travel spend annually by connecting travel buyers and suppliers. Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries around the world.
Part of Reed Business Information, FlightGlobal, incorporating FlightStats and Diio, employs 380 people globally and is headquartered in London with offices in New York, Atlanta, Portland, Washington DC, Dubai, Hong Kong, Singapore and Tokyo.