Posted on: 20 May 2016 by Mark Howells
Mango has entered its first global full-content agreement with Travelport, meaning the airline’s fares and inventory will appear on agency screens on a fully integrated basis for both online and corporate travel agencies through the Travel Commerce Platform.
Furthermore, the agreement will see Travelport hosting Mango’s electronic ticketing database so that Mango flights will now be eligible fore-tickets,along with its interline partners.
Nico Bezuidenhout, Mango’s CEO, commented, “The global full-content agreement with Travelport is aligned with one of our core values; to continually embrace new technologies in pursuit of service excellence. Travelport’s technology provides the platform to promote Mango’s content to travel agents in an innovative manner that matches our ideal. As one of the leaders in global e-ticketing technologies, we look forward to further developing our business through our partnership with Travelport.”
Will Owen Hughes, senior director of air commerce for Travelport Africa and Middle East, remarked, “We are delighted that Mango has recognized Travelport’s ability to offer travel agents visually rich and interactive content so they can market and sell more effectively to consumers who book through travel agencies both within South Africa but also around the globe, supporting this innovative airline to reach its value proposition. This partnership announcement is especially poignant as Mango celebrates the milestone this year of their decade anniversary in domestic aviation, having first commenced service in 2006.”