Published on : Monday, October 24, 2016
Travelport and Atlasglobal announce full content agreement Turkish carrier, with a legacy of innovation in customer service, chooses Travelport’s Travel Commerce Platform and merchandising technology to promote its fares and inventory worldwide Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, has today announced a new multi-year, global full content agreement (FCA) with growing Turkish carrier, Atlasglobal Airlines.
Operating in the region since 2001, and under the name Atlasglobal since 2015, the airline has a legacy of innovation in customer service and passenger quality and comfort, having introduced unique initiatives such as the “Flying Chef” and “Fly & Bus” services for its passengers. Atlasglobal operates a network across three continents and flies to almost 50 destinations. The announcement comes at a time when the Turkish economy continues to demonstrate strong recovery following economic challenges earlier in the year.
Under the agreement, Atlasglobal will now offer Travelport-connected agencies in over 180 countries, servicing hundreds of millions of consumers around the world, real-time access to its fares and inventory-through the Travel Commerce Platform. The airline also joins over 180 airlines now live on Travelport’s industry leading merchandising solution, Travelport Rich Content & Branding, which enables the airline’s fare families to appear on travel agency screens, on a fully integrated basis, in exactly the same way it displays fares and ancillaries on its own website.
Travelport’s unsurpassed ability to provide detailed product descriptions- including images and related ancillary options- will support Atlasglobal in demonstrating its unique attributes to the 68,000 Travelport connected travel agents around the world. The merchandising solution also offers the airline the ability to send tailored offers to travel agents and corporates to help drive additional bookings and revenues per seat.
Atlasglobal Sales and Marketing Director, Tuna Tunca, commented: “AtlasGlobal brings premium airline services to strategic locations at world-class standards. As our product offering evolves to meet and exceed traveller trends and expectations, it’s pivotal we utilise the newest and most cutting edge technologies so our travel agency partners can fully understand and promote our offering to passengers. We are very happy to announce this agreement with Travelport, which is aligned with meeting these objectives.”
Will Owen Hughes, Senior Director, Air Commerce, Travelport Africa and Middle East, added: “In the airline industry Atlasglobal is a customer service innovator and we are delighted that through this agreement, our technology will empower this carrier to showcase its entire product offering so that it can improve efficiency in selling and marketing to passengers across the globe through our Travel Commerce Platform.”