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Travelport GDS signs Distribution Agreement with Nok Air

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 9 July 2008

Travelport GDS has signed an exclusive content distribution agreement with Thai airline, Nok Air. Under the agreement, Nok Air will provide Galileo-connected travel agents with access to Nok Airs fares and inventory via Galileo Flight Integrator, a distribution solution catering especially to low cost carriers in Asia.

Established in July 2004, Nok Air is based in Bangkok, Thailand. It currently operates domestic flights within Thailand and includes destinations such as Chiang Mai, Hat Yai, Phuket, Krabi and Trang.

With this agreement, Nok Air content will be distributed via Galileo Flight Integrator to connected travel agents across Asia, enabling them to offer their customers greater flexibility and choice to popular Thai destinations.

Brad Holman, president and managing director, Asia Pacific for Travelport GDS said, We are particularly excited about this unique partnership and honoured with Nok Airs belief in our ability to deliver the most effective distribution platform to support its growth into key markets in Asia. With our extensive network of connected travel agents across Asia, we are pleased to offer Nok Air a broad distribution solution that caters to the airlines requirement to meet the steady increase in demand in Thailand for air travel.

Nok Airs chief executive officer, Patee Sarasin added, By making our content available to travel agents via Galileo, we are confident of driving our penetration into new Asian markets while maintaining our focus on providing low cost travel options to the general public.

Nok Air joins over 75 other Low Cost Carriers around the world that are using Galileo as a distribution channel.

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