Sabre continues to support easyJet's growth in business travel sector

PR Newswire | February 12, 2020

easyJet, one of the UK's leading airlines, today announced a new distribution agreement with Sabre Corporation (NASDAQ: SABR), a leading technology provider to the global travel industry. The agreement gives corporate travel agencies across Europe continued access to easyJet's fares through the Sabre GDS. easyJet has built its business customer base from 10 million in 2012 to almost 17 million in 2019, with an increase of 11% during 2019 alone. The airline's agreement with Sabre will help easyJet to continue serving this important corporate segment. "easyJet has a well-established and attractive business passenger offer, based on our network of primary airports, our slot portfolio and high frequency on Europe's major business routes, and our new sustainability program which supports our corporate customers in working towards a greener travel policy," said Thomas Haagensen, easyJet's Group Markets Director. "Sabre is a key partner for us and forms an important part of our overall distribution strategy to complement our direct channels. The continuation of their partnership with us enables us to offer a bespoke service to those passengers flying with us for business who may, in the past, have not come through to us directly."

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