UAE’s Etihad renews tech agreement with American software firm Sabre

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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UAE’s national airline, Etihad Airways has renewed the technology agreement with the US-based leading software and technology provider, Sabre Corporation, to improve the airways performance and customer experiences.

Under the new deal, Etihad will continue to use a suite of Sabre’s industry-leading IT solutions to aid recovery, accelerate post-pandemic growth, and improve the passenger experience.

Mr. Frank Meyer, Chief Digital Officer of Etihad Aviation Group said, “As we focus on our recovery, it is imperative that we have the right technology in place. Our strong relationship with Sabre and this renewed agreement means that we can continue to optimize our day-to-day operations.”

Roshan Mendis
Roshan Mendis
CCO – Travel Solutions
Sabre

“Our renewed technology agreement with Etihad is testament to the airline’s confidence in Sabre to deliver the advanced solutions needed to help secure its recovery and help it to power future growth. It is essential now more than ever that airlines like Etihad employ the most advanced technology to help stimulate demand, recover lost income and position themselves for future growth.”

Etihad and Sabre have a long-standing and effective partnership, with the carrier seeing immediate benefits from Sabre’s network planning and scheduling, pricing and revenue management, and cargo technology.

Sabre Corporation

Founded in 1960, Sabre Corporation is a leading software and technology firm that serves a wide range of travel businesses, including airlines, hoteliers, travel agencies, and other suppliers, to power the global travel industry. The company offers retailing, distribution, and fulfillment solutions that help its clients operate more efficiently, improve revenue and provide personalized traveler experiences. Sabre serves customers in more than 160 countries across the world.

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