Gulf Air inks technology agreement with Sabre

The global technology firm will deploy a number of technologies centred on core passenger services.

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Gulf Air inks technology agreement with Sabre Sabre will deploy a number of progressive technologies, which include passenger re-accommodation and mobile concierge services.
By  Alexander Sophoclis Pieri Published  February 12, 2017

Gulf Air, the national carrier of the Kingdom of Bahrain, has announced the signing of a new technological agreement with Sabre Corporation.

The global technology provider, which holds a large presence in the travel and tourism industry, will deliver a host of technologies focused on core passenger services.

Building upon the previous SabreSonic core reservations and departure system that Gulf Air has utilised for the past two decades, Sabre will deploy a number of progressive technologies, which include passenger re-accommodation and mobile concierge services.

Dino Gelmetti, vice president Airline Solutions EMEA, at Sabre, commented: "It is clearly evident that Gulf Air is enjoying much greater success and has a clear path for continued growth over the coming years."

He added: "Sabre is proud to have played an integral role in its turn-around strategy by providing robust, reliable and flexible technology that forms an essential foundation for streamlining its operations, reducing costs and increasing revenue. We look forward to continuing to support Gulf Air in what continues to be an important and exciting period of change and growth."

Commenting on the agreement, Dr Jassim Haji, director of Information Technology at Gulf Air, shared: "At Gulf Air we deploy state of the art technological solutions according to the latest trends in the aviation industry. In such a dynamic environment, e-distribution channels and offer personalisation and self-service features to passengers. We are partnering with Sabre to adopt new trends and realise their benefits and increase the satisfaction of our passengers."

To date, Sabre's technologies has been adopted by 225 airlines from across the world, its solutions optimising day-to-day airline operations.

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