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Former Radius Members Forge New Pacts, But Adtrav Stays True

Corporate Travel Management's acquisition of Travel and Transport two years ago set into motion a repositioning of the Radius Travel network and tested member loyalties. Recent moves by former Radius members show a redrawing of the network's map.
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Qantas Launches Preferred NDC Pricing On Domestic Fares

Qantas on Tuesday made good on its plans to launch preferred pricing on Australian domestic fares for agencies tapping New Distribution Capability-based connections. The Australian carrier announced its NDC price benefit would be up to 4 percent lower on base domestic fares.
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Hawaiian Asks Court To Toss Sabre Suit: 'Sabre Is Receiving Exactly What It Bargained For'

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.
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Christopherson, Fox Make Strides In Travelport Plus Conversions

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.
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United: You'll 'Win Some, Tie Some' With Continuous Pricing

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.
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Accelya Names Sam Gilliland CEO

Accelya has named Sam Gilliland CEO, the company announced. He succeeds Jim Davidson, who becomes vice chairman.
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Amadeus To Spin Off Payments Business, Applies For License To Self-Issue Virtual Cards

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.
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Amex GBT: Business Travel Recovery Accelerated In Autumn

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.
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Sabre Reveals Conferma Price Tag, Eyes 'End-To-End' Solutions

Sabre in a financial filing this month disclosed its total acquisition price for Conferma Limited was $72.5 million. That included "net cash considerations of $65 million and conversion of a pre-existing loan into share capital," according to a quarterly filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
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World Travel Suit Pitting Employee Owners Against Founding Family To Settle

A former family owner of World Travel, Inc., and the trustee that oversaw the formation of the travel management company's employee stock ownership plan have agreed to settle a proposed class action filed by former employees.
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