Travelport updates distribution agreement with SAUDIA

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Travelport has confirmed a new distribution agreement with Saudi Arabian Airlines (SAUDIA).

Under the new agreement, Travelport will continue to support the Saudi-based airline by providing more than 68,000 Travelport-connected agencies with real-time access to search, sell and book the airline’s content and inventory.

As the very first global distribution system to manage the live booking of flights using the IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) technical standard, Travelport will soon further help SAUDIA by giving it the opportunity to display NDC-based airline content on its platform.

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Vice president sales, SAUDIA, Richard Nuttall remarked on the new distribution agreement: “Travelport has been a valued partner to SAUDIA for many years. By continuing to work with Travelport’s global network, we will provide our loyal customers with greater access to our flights and open up significant new growth opportunities for our business.”

Also commenting was head – Middle East, Africa, Turkich and Pakistan, air – travel partners, Travelport, David Gomes: “With Saudi Arabia newly open to tourism and visitor numbers poised for growth, we are delighted that SAUDIA has chosen to expand its partnership with us. We are fully committed to supporting them with our travel commerce platform.”