Kingfisher ties up with Galileo
The agreement would make Kingfisher's fares and inventory available on the Galileo distribution system platform.Updated: Mar 08, 2006 13:04 IST
Kingfisher Airlines has entered into a tie-up with electronic global distribution services provider Galileo International for providing access to the latter's travel agent network, Chairman and Managing Director Vijay Mallya said.
As per the agreement, Galileo, which has access to 65 per cent of the IATA travel agent base in India and connects close to about 50,000 agents across the world, will enable Kingfisher Airlines to further strengthen its width and depth of penetration, a company release said.
"The travel agent plays an important role in helping the air travellers choose his airlines and with Kingfisher Airlines' strong expansion plans, we are pleased to leverage Galileo's global reach and travel agents," Mallya said.
With the agreement, Kingfisher Airlines' fares and inventory would be available on the Galileo global distribution system platform, he added.