Air India cost saving plans to add over Rs 700 crore per annum, as govt readies plan to divest stake
While one initiative of moving to one ticket booking software for domestic flight bookings would save about Rs 519 crore in 2020, the other initiative of putting a bigger aircraft on Delhi-London route and smaller Dreamliner on Delhi-Washington route would add about Rs 100 crore to airline’s bottom line.
Air India back with Amadeus for ticketing solutions
Air India had recently moved from keeping two ticketing platforms to one and had selected...
Vistara renews partnership with Amadeus on ticket distribution services
Vinod Kannan, Vistara's chief strategy officer, said, "We are pleased...
Air India eyes Rs 3,000-crore savings in 6 years from single GDS platform
In October, UK-based firm Travelport bagged the contract for Air India's domestic ticket distribution services replacing Amadeus.
Air India ends 30-year-old ties with ticket reservation company
AI tickets were booked through agents/travel portals using Amadeus computerised reservation network, which is a Global Distribution System (GDS) company.
APAI opposes Air India's decision to have single GDS platform
In a release Wednesday, the Air Passengers Association of India (APAI) said Air India's "unwise decision" should not be implemented as it would adversely impact the national carrier and also benefit the airline's competitors.
Indigo enters partnership with Travelport
Travelport offers fully integrated, industry leading merchandising capabilities and is used extensively by travel agencies in India as well as other key target markets for IndiGo.
Check in! Things fall in place for this industry to deliver big growth
Some projections show the sector is likely to witness an annual growth rate of over 7%.
IndiGo boards Travelport for fare, product distribution
Ancillary revenue accounts for 11-12 per cent of IndiGo's total revenue, which stood at Rs 4,166.93 crore in the September quarter of the current fiscal.
IndiGo's Travelport partnership to give airline access to 180 countries
Average fares that we generate fares for Ryan Air is 2x of their normal fair. I would expect a similar kind of dynamics for IndiGo,” Wilson said.
Capital International to buy 40% in InterGlobe Tech Quotient for $200 million
Capital, one of the largest global investment management firms with assets worth about $1 tn, beat PE peer TA Associates, CVC and China’s Fosun Group to seal the deal.
OYO Rooms, Travelport ink new hotel content deal
Travelport's travel commerce platform connects hotel providers and independent properties to its 68,000 connected agencies worldwide.
B2B travel co Travel Boutique Online has a clutch of PE suitors
Investment in Travel Boutique Online could potentially provide Naspers a blockbuster exit
Travelport ties up with AirAsia for bookings, other services
Travelport has entered into an agreement with AirAsia India, for booking tickets along with availing other ancillary services through the travel portal's merchandising platform.
IndiGo Airlines parent’s technology arm to sell controlling stake
InterGlobe the holding company, is an international corporation with business interests spanning air transport management, travel distribution and hotels.
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