etihad-airwaysEtihad Airways and Travelport, one of the world’s leading global distribution system (GDS) providers, have signed a five-year full content agreement to provide travel agents connected to Galileo and Worldspan worldwide with access to all of the airline’s published inventory of flights and fares.

Wayne Pearce, Etihad Airways’ Chief of Strategy and Planning said: “As a rapidly-expanding airline, we are delighted to have reached a cost-effective distribution agreement with Travelport that will see all our published flight inventory and fares made available to its extensive network of travel agency users worldwide.”

“We are proud to have reached a mutually beneficial agreement with Etihad Airways that demonstrates the continued value of the travel agency channel and builds on our successful track record of reaching full content deals with flag carriers across the globe,” said Matthew Hall, Travelport GDS’ Vice President of Airline Development, Europe, Middle East and Africa.