Travelport Signs Full Content Agreement with Air China
Travelport, the business services and technology provider to the travel industry, has signed a new multi-year global full content agreement with Air China. The pact commences this month and ensures that Galileo, Apollo and Worldspan travel agency customers worldwide will continue to have full access to the airlines’ fares and inventories.
As part of the agreement, Air China has enhanced its connectivity with Travelport to the highest level of GDS functionality providing Travelport-connected agencies with the most accurate access to Air China’s full range of inventories. Air China also will be implementing online check-in on Travelport’s ViewTrip website, thus providing instant access to travel itineraries and other flight and travel information online.
“As the national carrier for the People’s Republic of China, Air China represents an important airline partner to Travelport both in the Asia Pacific region and globally,” said Andrew Middleton, Travelport’s vice president, supplier services, Asia Pacific. “We are pleased they have also signed up for online check-in via our ViewTrip tool -- we are keen to continually enhance the booking process throughout the travel distribution chain.”
Air China operates more than 280 flight routes, including 197 domestic and 71 international routes covering 30 countries and regions. As a member of the Star Alliance, its service network extends to 181 countries and 1,160 destinations globally.