Jin Air, a South Korean low cost carrier, has
signed a new distribution agreement with Sabre.
Under the multi-year deal, Jin Air will be able to
its offers and fares in front of hundreds of thousands of
Sabre-connected travel agents globally, while agencies will be
able to book and ticket Jin Air content via Sabre’s Global
Distribution System (GDS).
“As travel restrictions continue to ease in South
Korea, we’re delighted to have signed this new agreement with
Sabre, which will enable us to enhance our indirect distribution
strategy, expand our geographic reach and enable more leisure and
corporate travellers to experience Jin Air, and our growing
destination network,” said a spokesperson for Jin Air.
Jin Air Boeing 737
Launched in 2008, Jin
Air has an extensive domestic route network in South Korea, as well as
connections across Asia, including to destinations in Japan,
China, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia.
In addition to passenger services, the airline
also carries about 20,000 tons of general cargo annually.
Jin Air currently has an all-Boeing fleet of four
B777-200ERs and 22 Boeing 737 aircraft comprising a mixture of
B737-800s, B737-900s, and one B737-8.
thrilled to bring more choices to consumers via their preferred
Sabre-connected agencies in Korea, and globally, while providing
Jin Air with global distribution reach,” said Rakesh Narayanan,
Vice President, Regional General Manager – Asia Pacific, Travel
Solutions, Airline Sales. “As industry recovery continues apace,
it’s essential that carriers of all business models take time to
look at their distribution strategy, to ensure they are reaching
the right travellers through the right travel sellers in the right
markets. We look forward to working with Jin Air to enable the
carrier to fuel recovery and growth for its own business and the
wider travel industry by bringing more content to the Sabre GDS.”
The deal with Jin Air means that Sabre-connected
travel agencies now have access to content from all of South
Korea’s low cost carriers through the GDS.
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