Travelport GDS, one of the world’s leading global distribution system (GDS) providers, has today announced a new multi-year full content agreement with Virgin Atlantic, giving all Galileo and Worldspan-connected travel agents access to the airline’s full published fares and inventory.
The global agreement, which also includes access to the airline’s lowest web fares, extends the long-standing relationship between the two organisations.
“We are delighted to have signed this global full content agreement and to be able to give our travel agency customers access to Virgin Atlantic’s full inventory, including their lowest web fares,” said Matthew Hall, Travelport’s vice president for airline services for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
“By working with innovative, high profile carriers such as Virgin Atlantic to secure their full content on the GDS, we are ensuring that our agency customers remain competitive and continue to have access to the best possible airline content.”
Jon Harding, general nanager international and distribution for Virgin Atlantic, said: “Agents remain an essential part of our multi-channel distribution strategy as we look to build and grow. Travelport’s Galileo and Worldspan GDS platforms offer us exceptional reach and we are delighted to continue our close working relationship.”
The new agreement takes immediate effect.