Google Loves IT(A). It’s Official!
The confirmation of Google's acquisition of ITA will have major repercussions for the whole industry.
Mercator Acquisition of TikAero Recalls Old Swissair Links
Mercator is acquiring a small PSS vendor that will add neither meaningful market share nor groundbreaking functionality. Is it just to tick a box?
Google Finally Makes a Move
Google's reported acquisition of ITA Software represents the search giant's first significant move into travel distribution. The implications are not yet clear but could be enormous.
Sabre Success in Mexico Points to Dominance in the Americas
Sabre and Aeromexico have announced that the Mexican airline will migrate to Sabre's SabreSonic passenger services system.
Sabre Acquires Deeper Capabilities in Revenue Integrity
The acquisition of Calidris by Sabre fills an important gap in Sabre's portfolio which will make it more competitive with arch-rival Amadeus.
SITA Continues to Advance in Tier 2
Press reports indicate that SITA will be the new IT provider for the merged Air India. If confirmed this will be vindication of SITA management's strategy to pursue tier two airlines and should open the door for further success in the Asian region.
Lufthansa Systems Validates the AIS Enterprise Optimisation Model
A product announcement from Lufthansa Systems shows that Enterprise Optimisation may finally be arriving.
Datalex Enters South America
Aero Republica has implemented an Internet booking capability in conjunction with Datalex. Despite challenges around payments processing the airline doubled its online sales in the first week and they continue to grow.
Sabre's Stealthy Success at JetBlue
JetBlue cut over to Sabre and there have been no reported problems. What has gone right?
Amadeus Speeds Up Migration
Recent conversions of TAM and Aegean show that Amadeus is accelerating the pace of airline migrations
Royal Jordanian Selects Amadeus at the Second Attempt
On the 21st of October 2009 Amadeus announced that it had concluded a 10 year agreement to supply its Altea passenger services suite to Royal Jordanian.
A Web Site Hiccup but Westjet Blazes a Trail
WestJet cut over its Passenger Service Systems from Navitaire to Sabre over the weekend of October 17/18 2009. On Monday 19 October the airline's web site suffered a three-hour outage according to press reports.
Long-Awaited Move from American Airlines
AMR Corporation Signs a Letter of Intent With Hewlett-Packard Enterprise Services to Develop Next-Generation Passenger Service System.
TAM Switches to Amadeus in 2010
Amadeus and TAM announce a 10 year agreement for the provision of the Altéa PSS.
Sabre and Datalex are Winners in The Frontier Saga
Frontier continues with Sabre and Datalex, Datalex help drive upsell and improve earnings.
Trouble in the North
Air Canada announce the suspension of the ITA development project to create a new generation PSS in an earnings release from Air Canada, dated 7 August 2009
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