Travelport and Korean Air agree renewal of distribution partnership

Travelport and Korean Air agree renewal of distribution partnership

National flag carrier says it is looking to play a leading role in travel’s recovery from COVID-19

Travelport and Korean Air have announced the renewal of its multi-year distribution agreement.

Korea’s largest airline and national carrier will be able to access Travelport’s 68,000 agencies globally for search and book its airfares.

Travelport is also supporting Korean Air’s digital transformation efforts with its data and business intelligence, as well as Airline Insight solutions.

Kenneth Chang, executive vice president and chief marketing officer at Korean Air, said: “As travel recovers, Korean Air fully intends to be leading the way.

“Our partnership with Travelport has proven itself many times over, and its global network remains a cornerstone of our plans for international growth.”

Sue Carter, Travelport head of Asia Pacific, air partners, added: “We’re extremely pleased to continue supporting Korean Air’s ambitions to be a global aviation leader with our technology solutions.

“Taking advantage of cutting-edge advancements like New Distribution Capability will be crucial for airlines to lead in a world of heightened traveller expectations, and we look forward to further extending our support with Korean Air in time to come.”