Royal Air Philippines Selects | Sabre as its preferred distribution partner
SINGAPORE: Sabre Corporation, a leading software, and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, today announced a new distribution partnership with fast-growing regional carrier Royal Air Philippines to enable the airline to power future revenue growth while reaching new, high-yield market segments.
Royal Air Philippines was established as an air charter service in 2002, before entering into commercial operation in 2018 with its inaugural domestic flight from Clark to Caticlan and subsequently building a strong international network to China. The airline is now committed to adding more domestic routes, along with regional routes throughout Asia Pacific, to its schedule to become the country’s fastest-growing airline, and needed a robust, wide-reaching distribution solution so it can move forward with its goal to connect the Philippines to more destinations and travellers around the world.
“Travel is about weaving stories of people coming together, and of dreams being fulfilled, and we’re thrilled to partner with Sabre so we can fulfill many more travel dreams by ensuring our content is visible and available to hundreds of thousands of travel agents and thousands of corporations across the globe,” said Eduardo C. Novillas, Chief Executive Officer, Royal Air Philippines. “We’re excited to be able to promote our offers through Sabre’s extensive network through this new agreement, which is key to our ambitious plans to be the airline of choice for travellers within, and to, the Philippines.”
“We’re delighted to partner with this young, competitive, ambitious airline as, together, we look forward to playing a key role in restarting tourism in the Philippines,” said Rakesh Narayanan, Vice President, Regional General Manager, Asia Pacific Travel Solutions Airline Sales, Sabre. “This new agreement represents another strong endorsement of our investment in distribution, retailing and fulfillment at Sabre. As part of Sabre’s extensive global distribution marketplace, Royal Air Philippines will be able to reach new, higher-yield market segments. By utilizing Sabre’s distribution solutions which connect travel suppliers with buyers around the globe, our valued partner airlines are able to grow revenue and reach as the travel industry focuses on post Covid-19 recovery.”