30 Apr 2017

Travelport and Nesma Airlines announce new, long term agreement

Travelport (NYSE: TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform and Nesma Airlines have announced the signing of a new, multi-year, full content agreement. Nesma Airlines is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt and is a member of the Kingdom of  Saudi Arabia’s Nesma Group. Nesma Airlines operates scheduled domestic flights within Saudi Arabia as well as international regional flights.

Based on the new agreement Nesma Airlines’ full content, including its branded fares and ancillaries will now be available to over 68,000 Travelport-connected travel agencies in  over 180 countries across the globe. As part of the agreement, the airline also joins a network of over 200 airlines live on Travelport’s merchandising technology for airlines, Travelport Rich Content and Branding. This means that the airline will now be able to more effectively promote the full range of its products and services to travel agents using images and graphics. The technology offers greater potential for agents to upsell the airline’s products and services. Nesma Airlines is also set to leverage Travelport’s Tailored Offers capability which helps airlines drive additional revenues per seat.

Ashraf Lamloum, Chief Executive Officer at Nesma Airlines said: “This new agreement with Travelport will help us to improve our customer service, expand our presence both domestically and overseas, and satisfy our customers personalized travel requirements. Travelport’s unique industry leading Travel Commerce Platform’s is redefining our industry we are pleased to leverage the technology to expand our presence and reach new travellers  worldwide.”

Philip Saunders, Vice President, Air Commerce, Europe, Middle East and Africa, Travelport commented: “We’re delighted to announce this new agreement with Nesma Airlines. We look forward to supporting the airline drive growth and connect to new travellers through the power of our unique platform.”

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