Nature Air and Sabre Travel Network sign distribution agreement
Nature Air, world’s first certified carbon neutral airline, and Sabre Travel Network, the world’s leading provider of high-performance solutions for the travel industry, signed a multi-year distribution agreement that will allow the airline’s fares and inventory to be made available to all Sabre Connected travel agents worldwide.
The Sabre Travel Network distribution agreement with Nature Air will provide all of the airline’s fares available to Sabre Connected travel agencies and corporations worldwide with guaranteed ticketing.
Nature Air is the only twin-engine airline in Costa Rica with both scheduled and chartered flights, and offers 74 daily flights to 17 destinations in Costa Rica, and Panama
«When we made the choice to expand our routes and our markets within Central America, we knew the importance of being able to reach a wide range of sales points across the globe; Sabre was a no-brainer in terms of helping us accomplish this. We look forward to building on our partnership with Sabre for years to come,” said Alexi Huntley Khajavi, Nature Air’s chief marketing officer.
“Nature Air is one of the fastest growing regional airlines in Central America and we are very pleased to announce this agreement with them,” said Julia de Jesus, Sabre Travel Network’s Vice President, Latin America North Region. “Sabre is proud to do business with a partner that shares our values and commitment to environmental awareness and sustainability.”
About Sabre Travel Network
Sabre Travel Network, a Sabre Holdings company, is the world’s leading provider of high-performance solutions for the travel industry. The Sabre GDS is the foundation for these solutions, providing a ready-built efficient marketplace that connects travel suppliers, including hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotels, with more than 55,000 travel agency locations. With over 20 years of experience and more than 1,400 employees in the region, Sabre is partnered with over 80 percent of the top 100 travel agencies in Latin America.
Key brands of Sabre Travel Network include GetThere, for corporate travel reservation technology; Nexion, a host agency; SynXis, for hotel reservation management, distribution and technology services; E-site marketing, specializing in online business solutions exclusively for the hospitality industry TRAMS, mid- and back-office solutions and marketing services for travel agencies; and TRAMS Marketing Alliance (TMA), a marketing promotions services for leisure travel agencies. Sabre Travel Network also markets TotalTrip which provides pre-paid hotels for the travel agency marketplace.
Sabre Holdings connects people with the world’s greatest travel possibilities by retailing travel products and providing distribution and technology solutions for the travel industry. More information about Sabre Holdings is available at http://www.sabre-holdings.com.
About Nature Air
Nature Air is the world’s first certified carbon neutral airline, and the fastest growing regional airline in Central America. Since its inception in 2000, Nature Air has grown from flying 18,000 passengers annually to more than 140,000 in 2008. Nature Air is the only twin-engine airline in Costa Rica with both scheduled and chartered flights, and offers 74 daily flights to 17 destinations in Costa Rica, and Panama.
Nature Air’s non-voluntary carbon neutrality program ensures that every flights carbon emissions are compensated which guarantee protection and reforestation of the Osa Peninsula in Southern Costa Rica. Its commitment to saving energy extends with the use of bio-diesel (cooking oils), which run its entire ground operations equipment and diesel vans. Nature Air funds 90% of the non-profit educational organization Nature Kids, and is a proud sponsor of the Rainforest Alliance, World Heritage Alliance, Climate Neutral Network and Ecotourism Society. The World Tourism & Trade Council, Rainforest Alliance, Conde Nast Traveler and Virgin Holidays have recognized Nature Air for its sustainability and conservation efforts. For more information visit: http://www.natureair.com..