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Aegean Introduces New Distribution Channel Fee to Travel Agents

Aegean Airlines has informed travel agents that a Distribution Channel Fee (DCF) will be imposed on tickets booked through certain GDS systems.

Study: ‘Direct’ Bookings Do Not Cut Costs for Airlines

Increasing so-called “direct” bookings does not reduce costs for airlines, according to a new study released by aviation consultancy Infrata.
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Jazeera Airways, Travelport Renew Global Full Content Agreement

Travelport and Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s largest airline serving the Middle East, recently announced the renewal of their global full content agreement.

Amadeus Hellas Stands Strong Amid Crisis

“It’s clear that Greek economy needs tourism—one of the most important industries in Greece—to grow,” Eva Karamanou, general director of Amadeus Hellas, told GTP. The Greek tourism industry is currently under tremendous pressure in regards to the economic crisis and competition...

Worldspan and Sabre Global Distribution Systems Sold

Sabre Holdings was sold last month to two private equity firms in the U.S. for $4.45 billion. Although Sabre is considered the leading global distribution systems (GDS), analysts say the buyout centered more on the importance of the company's subsidiary units, Travelocity and...