GALILEO, a leading GDS and subsidiary of Travelport, has signed an exclusive agreement with Sama Airlines.
Under the agreement, Sama Airlines will distribute its content through the Galileo GDS in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar and the UAE.
Sama Airlines, for the first time now present within a GDS, is a low cost carrier currently serving destinations in Saudi Arabia. Galileo now enjoys connectivity to all three operating airlines in Saudi Arabia; Saudi Airlines, Al Khayala Airlines and now Sama Airlines.
“We are pleased to have signed this marketing agreement with Sama Airlines,” said business development director, Supplier Services, MEA, Pakistan, Turkey & Sri Lanka, Galileo, Fazal Muhammed.
“This agreement further illustrates our ability to work with airlines to reach a situation that is mutually beneficial for both parties and offers great value to travel agents. Once again we have provided Galileo connected agencies with unique content, which will support them in making their business more efficient and offer their travellers more choice,” he added.
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