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What Primary GDS System Are You Using?

Sabre
45 (54.9%)
Amadeus
25 (30.5%)
Galileo
2 (2.4%)
WorldSpan
1 (1.2%)
Internet Based System
9 (11%)

Total Members Voted: 82

Author Topic: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN  (Read 209108 times)

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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #105 on: October 03, 2013, 11:20:21 AM »
How many connecting J tickets can you possibly sell?

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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #106 on: October 03, 2013, 11:26:17 AM »
Business pax buy connecting flights?
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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #107 on: October 03, 2013, 11:29:04 AM »
Business pax buy connecting flights?
At a ten percent discount?
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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #108 on: October 03, 2013, 12:32:34 PM »
At a ten percent discount?
I'd imagine that employees flying to the far east would prefer flying nonstop on a better carrier more than the business is looking to save a few dollars.
Then again obviously YBMV.
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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #109 on: October 03, 2013, 12:33:39 PM »
I'd imagine that employees flying to the far east would prefer flying nonstop on a better carrier more than the business is looking to save a few dollars.
And I'd assume the companies would like to save a few dollars.
Very interesting  thread on ft about company policies regarding business/first class travel.
ETA: just saw your edit ;)
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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #110 on: October 03, 2013, 05:17:47 PM »
I'd imagine that employees flying to the far east would prefer flying nonstop on a better carrier more than the business is looking to save a few dollars.


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The companies that are into savings, are into it all the way, and would fly on any garbage. The companies that aren't, would fly the most convenient airlines / routing.
There is not a lot of middle ground, especially for a 5-10% savings.
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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #111 on: October 28, 2013, 07:47:09 AM »
You are right but World Span is not as popular as Sabre and Amadeus. You never know. These days Apple does not rule the app market like it used to.


@SabreTN Sabre Red Mobile Workspace will initially launch on iPad.

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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #112 on: October 29, 2013, 03:23:49 AM »

@SabreTN Sabre Red Mobile Workspace will initially launch on iPad.
annoying.. i just got rid of my Ipad a few months ago, but i'll probably buy a new one just for the mobile app... ugh.. apple... i'm a google fanboy...

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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #113 on: October 29, 2013, 09:46:15 AM »
Hi TA's, how do you guys book hotels?

Via your Software? Or another way?

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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #114 on: October 29, 2013, 06:40:23 PM »
Does anyone know whats up with TK on sabre?? it drives me nuts! sometimes there is tons of availability one minute and 1hr later it's all gone?

then i do a search ISTTYO‡TK  (or anywhere that often has availability in all classes) and research again JFKTLV and sometimes availability suddenly pops up again??(though this time i can't get it for the flights i want) does anyone know any solid methods for securing turkish availability? plz, plz, plz help me out here..

i'm not exactly looking to overbook as i heard TK sent out msg's to a lot of TA's warning them not to..
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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #115 on: October 30, 2013, 05:45:44 AM »
Their system is quite screwed up. What I do in that situation is pull direct inventory like this: 1¤tk
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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #116 on: October 30, 2013, 06:11:46 AM »
Hi TA's, how do you guys book hotels?

Via your Software? Or another way?

Unless guys like to play around with the system, but not really interested in making money, I'm not sure why no-one is responding....

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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #117 on: October 30, 2013, 10:17:47 AM »
I'd like to educate myself about GDSs systems (Amadeus, Sabre, Travelport etc.) and how they work. Is there a handbook/book I should be getting my hands on?

I'm not just looking for how they serve as the backend to OTAs (Online Travel Agencies), I want to educate myself on how their systems work and what APIs they have for booking travel.

Thank you for your thoughts/recommendations :)

So any advice????

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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #118 on: October 30, 2013, 01:16:46 PM »
Their system is quite screwed up. What I do in that situation is pull direct inventory like this: 1¤tk
wow, will try that thanks you.
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Re: GDS Users AMADEUS, SABRE, GALILEO, WORLDSPAN
« Reply #119 on: November 06, 2013, 09:38:02 AM »
Sabre was Released today for iPad only