Langley U.K., 2017-May-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement. Nesma Airlines is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt and is a member of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Group. Nesma Airlines operates scheduled domestic flights within Saudi Arabia as well as international regional flights.
Based on the new agreement Nesma Airlines’ full content, including its branded fares and ancillaries will now be available to over 68,000 Travelport-connected travel agencies in over 180 countries across the globe. As part of the agreement, the airline also joins a network of over 200 airlines live on Travelport’s merchandising technology for airlines, Travelport Rich Content and Branding. This means that the airline will now be able to more effectively promote the full range of its products and services to travel agents using images and graphics. The technology offers greater potential for agents to upsell the airline’s products and services. Nesma Airlines is also set to leverage Travelport’s Tailored Offers capability which helps airlines drive additional revenues per seat.
Ashraf Lamloum, Chief Executive Officer at Nesma Airlines said: “This new agreement with Travelport will help us to improve our customer service, expand our presence both domestically and overseas, and satisfy our customers personalized travel requirements. Travelport’s unique industry leading Travel Commerce Platform’s is redefining our industry we are pleased to leverage the technology to expand our presence and reach new travellers worldwide.”
Philip Saunders, Vice President, Air Commerce, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Travelport commented: “We’re delighted to announce this new agreement with Nesma Airlines. We look forward to supporting the airline drive growth and connect to new travellers through the power of our unique platform.”
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry. With a presence in approximately 180 countries, approximately 4,000 employees, and an additional approximately 1,000 employees at IGT Solutions Private Ltd who provide us with application development services, our 2016 net revenue was over $2.3 billion.
Travelport is comprised of:
- A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace. Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.
- Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.
Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K. The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “TVPT”.
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