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Far Eastern Air Transport and Sabre Expand Partnership

Sabre has signed an expanded three-year agreement with Far Eastern Air Transport, opening a wider variety of travel options within Taiwan and internationally.

Established in 1957, Far Eastern Air Transport operates an extensive domestic route network in Taiwan as well as services from Taiwan to Southeast Asia, South Korea and Palau.

From left to right : Kelvin Woo, account director, Air Commerce, Sabre Travel Network APAC, Rakesh Narayanan, vice president, Air Commerce, Sabre Travel Network APAC, Joseph Lee, president, Far Eastern Air Transport, David Wu, chariman, Sabre Travel Network Taiwan and Lisa Tsai, vice president, Sabre Travel Network Taiwan

“Opening our offerings to distribute and sell both international and domestic flights on Sabre is a strong testament to our confidence in Sabre as the best travel technology partner of choice. Partnering with Sabre was a clear choice for us,” said Joseph Lee, President of Far Eastern Air Transport. “By leveraging their technology and footprint, we will not only boost our presence in the global travel scene, and maximize our reach to now attract higher-yielding corporate travellers, but also have access to one of the industry’s most powerful revenue-generating system. With a strong partner, we have gained a competitive edge in the market and the flexibility to offer a wide array of value-added services to our customers.”

Rakesh Narayanan, vice president, Air Commerce, Sabre Travel Network Asia Pacific, added, “With Sabre’s Travel Marketplace, we are well-positioned to connect Far Eastern Air Transport to more than 425,000 travel agents globally, supporting their business growth and extending their reach across the globe. This means that travellers and agents have access to the best possible deals available while creating more revenue opportunities for the airline and travel agents. As we continue to ramp up our efforts to help customers with efficient, multi-channel distribution strategies, this partnership with also help us to continue enhancing our unique offering to global corporate agencies and travel management companies.”

See also: China Airlines Resumes Flights to London, England.

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