Many Fathers In 'Victory' Over Northwest

Travel Weekly yesterday reported that Northwest Airlines said its global distribution system fees were torpedoed by lost bookings due to bias in the GDSs. 'Unfortunately, as we got to the implementation date, the bias that Galileo and Sabre imposed on our displays had a very significant impact on our bookings,' CEO Richard Anderson told airline employees in a recorded message. 'As a result of that pressure, we were forced to retreat from our original position.'

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