Sabre begins distributing Etihad extra legroom seats and pre-paid bags

By Travolution
By Travolution
May 1, 2014 01:12 PM GMT

Etihad Airways’ extra legroom seating and pre-paid bags have started being distributed via the Sabre global distribution system.

The UAE carrier Etihad joins other airlines is selling ancillary services via the GDS, including Air France-KLM, Qantas, Finnair, Air New Zealand, Alitalia, Brussels Airlines, Aegean, Aeromexico, easyJet, Lufthansa and US Airways.

Supplier merchandising vice president of Sabre, Shelly Terry, said: “Etihad’s decision to merchandise its ancillaries in Sabre shows the airline’s long-term commitment to an open marketplace for air travel, which benefits airlines, agencies, travel managers and travelers, ensuring travel shopping remains competitive, transparent and easy.

“The Sabre travel marketplace provides an invaluable platform for airlines to market and sell their products, and for agents to best serve leisure and business travellers.”


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