Abacus has signed an agreement with AirAsia to
distribute the airline’s fares for its newly launched flights to
Tianjin, China with effect from 2 April 2009.
Abacus-connected travel agencies across 25
markets in Asia Pacific will have access to all air bookings
between Kuala Lumpur and Tianjin on AirAsia flights.
Hoong Mau, Director of Abacus’ Airline Distribution Division said,
“This is a welcome new connection broadening AirAsia’s reach into
this strategic business and cultural area of China.”
many areas in the Asia region still offering opportunities for
richer business and cultural links, this move by AirAsia will help
to stimulate and sustain the market’s interest to travel while at
the same time provides travel suppliers with more travel products
to sell,” Mr Ho added.
Located in Northern China, Tianjin
is the sixth largest city in China in terms of urban population
and is blessed with a variety of natural and historical
attractions including the Huangyaguan Great Wall, which is
considered to be a miniature of the Great Wall.
encourage the market to promote this new route with AirAsia, we
will be launching a series of attractive promotional campaigns
where Abacus-connected travel agencies will be duly rewarded for
bookings made,” said Mr Ho.
Abacus has partnered with
AirAsia for several other routes in China including flights to
Guangzhou, Guilin, Haikou, Hangzhou and Shenzhens.
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