10 February 2014
Travelport and United Continental Holdings (NYSE: UAL) subsidiary United Airlines said that Travelport-connected agents in the US can now sell United Economy Plus extra-legroom seating.
With this announcement, Travelport becomes the first global distribution system to re-launch the capability for travel agents to sell the additional space and comfort of Economy Plus while maintaining the processing efficiency of GDS bookings. In addition, Travelport-connected agents in the US now have the ability to access Economy Plus seat availability and prices within the agent workflow, as well as book complimentary Economy Plus seats for qualified MileagePlus customers and their companions.
Travelport is a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Travelport is a privately owned company.
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of more than 5,300 flights a day to more than 360 airports across six continents.