ETW Staff – Mumbai
Travelport, a distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, has signed a multi-year content agreement with Hong Kong Airlines (HX) and its low-cost, sister airline – Hong Kong Express Airways (UO).
Effective immediately, the agreement provides Travelport-connected agents worldwide with access to up-to-date route information and fares from both the airlines.
The two airlines have also selected Travelport as their preferred GDS in Hong Kong meaning, Travelport-connected agents and their travelling customers in the region will benefit from exclusive promotions.
Damian Hickey, vice president, global distribution sales and services, Travelport, Asia-Pacific, said, “We are extremely pleased to welcome both Hong Kong Airlines and Hong Kong Express Airways as Travelport’s newest airline partners. These agreements are testament to our commitment to delivering unrivalled travel content to our global travel agency customers, whilst helping to grow bookings on both airlines via Travelport’s GDS platforms.”
Hong Kong Airlines operates scheduled regional passenger and cargo services to 10 destinations within the People’s Republic of China and Vietnam, including codeshares with Hong Kong Express Airways, which provides service to nine destinations in Asia, including China, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and Thailand.