Amidst all the kerfuffle regarding the failed attempt by American Airlines to change the way that global distribution systems operate, one of the key players in the squabble, Travelport CEO Gordon Wilson, has predicted a much more harmonious relationship between airlines and GDS companies in the future.
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Travelport Hits Back at American Airlines Lawsuit
The Travelport flight and fare information portal has asked the US Federal Court in Fort Worth to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit filed against it by American Airlines, claiming that its purpose is solely to gain leverage over them in contract negotiations. The lawsuit is just the latest action in a growing confrontation between global distribution […]
DOT: Airlines Must Disclose Ancillary Fees
The Business Travel Coalition has expressed its enthusiasm over the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) decision to apply consumer airline protection. The rule would require airlines to declare any ancillary fees along with the standard information provided at all points of sale. Some of the common added fees include checked baggage and ticketing fees. Regarding […]