3 July 2014
Sabre Corp. (NASDAQ: SABR) said it has signed a new multi-year distribution agreement with International Airlines Group, one of the world´s largest airline groups, incorporating British Airways Iberia, Iberia Express and Vueling.
Under the newly expanded agreement, British Airways, Iberia and Iberia Express will market and sell their airfares and ancillaries through Sabre´s global travel marketplace. The agreement also includes European premium low-cost carrier, Vueling, which joins Sabre´s marketplace for the first time.
Sabre is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre´s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, such as passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, and flight, network and crew management.
International Airlines Group is one of the world´s largest airline groups with 431 aircraft flying to 243 destinations and carrying 67.2m passengers each year. It is the third largest group in Europe and the sixth largest in the world, based on revenue.