With the 15 new carriers, Hahn Air now provides distribution services for a network of over 300 air & rail partners through travel agencies based on its ticketing platform and settlement services.
DREIEICH – Hahn Air implemented 15 interline partners in 2015. The 15 new partner airlines, which are now available on the HR-169 ticket and can be booked by 95,000 travel agencies worldwide through all major Global Distribution Systems (GDSs), are:
- Seaborne Airlines (BB), Puerto Rico, based in San Juan
- Jet Asia Airways (JF), Thailand, based in Bangkok
- Mokulele Airlines (MW), USA, based in Honolulu, Hawaii
- Insel Air Aruba (8I), Curacao, based in Oranjestad, Aruba
- Avianca Brazil (O6), Brazil, based in Sao Paulo
- SunExpress Deutschland (XG), Germany, based in Frankfurt
- Thomas Cook Airlines UK (MT), UK, based in Manchester
- Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium (HQ), Belgium, based in Zaventem
- Air Mediterranee (ML), France, based in Juillan
- flynas (XY), Saudi Arabia, based in Riyadh
- Airlines PNG (CG), Papua New Guinea, based in Port Moresby
- bmi regional (BM), UK, based in North West Leicestershire
- CemAir (5Z), South Africa, based in Johannesburg
- Jazeera Airways (J9), Kuwait, based in Kuwait City
- Air Algerie (AH), Algeria, based in Algiers
With the 15 new carriers, Hahn Air now provides distribution services for a network of over 300 air & rail partners through travel agencies based on its ticketing platform and settlement services. Interline partners benefit from global ticket sales while outsourcing five major elements of indirect global distribution: a membership in Billing and Settlement Plans (BSPs) covering almost 190 markets worldwide, connectivity with all Global Distribution Systems (GDSs), international money repatriation, global support for 95,000 travel agencies, as well as risk and fraud management.
“It’s great to see our partner network grow with our secure incremental revenue products”, says Steve Knackstedt, Vice President of the Airline Business Group at Hahn Air. “Our services create a win-win situation for all parties involved: the airline benefits from additional passengers and additional revenue; the travel agents have access to additional carriers which they would otherwise not be able to sell; and the customer has a larger choice of routes and destinations.”
“Our interline agreement with Hahn Air has significantly improved our indirect distribution revenue”, says Jurgen Lippinkhof, CCO of Insel Air International. “The substantial costs and challenges of global distribution have previously prevented us from taking our business to a global level. With the economical and efficient solution provided by Hahn Air, we now have access to 190 markets and 95,000 travel agencies worldwide.”
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