Sabre's '05 Avg. GDS Price To Rise 2.3 Percent

The deals Jackson referred to include Sabre's Direct Connect Availability Three-Year Option agreements with many major carriers that extend previously negotiated prices on bookings made in the United States. The DCA deals, which cover more than half of Sabre's air bookings, begin expiring in October of next year. Most of the agreements expire in the middle of 2006.

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