Abacus Extends Distribution of Korean Airs Fares to New Markets in Asia

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Wednesday, 24 June 2009

Abacus is distributing fares for Korean Air to five new markets in Asia on the Abacus FareX system. This brings the total number of markets to nine.

Abacus FareX is a net fares management and distribution solution adopted by over 59 airlines across more than 86 cities, with more than 521 fare sources.

Abacus-connected agencies in Indonesia, Cambodia,  Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam now have access to Korean Airs content, in addition to the existing markets of Hong Kong, Taiwan, Thailand and Singapore.

Mr. Kang Dae Hwan, General Manager of Passenger Sales and Marketing for Korean Air in Southeast Asia & Oceania said, We are continuingly growing our routes and content for the regions avid travellers. Finding a reliable yet effective distribution partner is an important part of our growth plan.

Over the years, Abacus FareX system has proven to be an effective channel in distributing our flights content. Its fast operating system and user-friendly features which promptly upload vital booking information are able to truly reflect the airlines realtime schedules and air fares. Plus, the Abacus teams across the markets have shown a true dedication in providing the essential customer service and support for our business.

Korean Air and its international passenger division and related subsidiary cargo division together serve 130 cities in 45 countries. It is among the top 20 airlines in the world in terms of passengers carried.

Mr. Dong Seol Kim, General Manager, Rakso Travel, Philippines, said, It is definitely great news for us that Abacus FareX now distributes Korean Airs content. Being able to offer more flight options to our clients is vital in this competitive environment.

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