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Hawaiian Airlines on Monday filed a motion to dismiss a federal breach-of-contract lawsuit that Sabre filed in August. Hawaiian argues that the plain language of their contract shows the airline was not in breach when it enacted a global distribution system surcharge and withdrew fare content from "legacy channels," including Sabre.
Travelport has migrated more than 90 percent of customers outside of North America to Travelport Plus, its new distribution platform that will become its sole core. Migration has been slower in North America, where around 40 percent of customers are expected to have done so by the end of the year, vice president of sales for North America Maurita Baker said during a Travelport webcast last week.
As United Airlines expands the reach of its continuous pricing capabilities, the airline says it is committed to applying the approach in a way that gives bookers price points at least as good as those filed with ATPCO.
Accelya has named Sam Gilliland CEO, the company announced. He succeeds Jim Davidson, who becomes vice chairman.
Amadeus plans to become an issuer of virtual cards in the European Economic Area after applying for an eMoney license to provide regulated payment services, the company announced. To support the license application with the Bank of Spain, Amadeus on Jan. 1, 2023, will spin off its payments business into a new, wholly owned company called Outpayce.
The International Air Transport Association director of distribution Yanik Hoyles submitted a letter in response to American Express Global Business Travel chief commercial officer Andrew Crawley's guest column on the New Distribution Capability.
American Express Global Business Travel on Thursday reported third-quarter travel transactions and spending among its clients remained significantly below 2019 levels but grew year over year and improved during the quarter.