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Travelport and EVA Air Expand Distribution Agreement with NDC Collaboration

Travelport, a global technology company that powers travel bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, and EVA Air, an award-winning Taiwan-based airline, announced yesterday that they have renewed and expanded their multi-year distribution agreement to include EVA Air’s future New Distribution Capability (NDC) content and servicing.

As part of this new deal, Travelport customers will have continued access to EVA Air’s extensive global travel content through the Travelport+ platform. The agreement deepens the collaboration between Travelport and EVA Air, delivering a complete NDC solution which will provide Travelport’s global network of travel agencies the ability to easily compare, book and service all of EVA Air’s content.

“By continuing our successful collaboration with Travelport, we can further expand our global reach and provide our customers with more convenient and personalized travel experiences,” said Eric Chiu, Vice President, Digital and Information Planning at EVA Air. “Travelport’s cutting-edge technology will play a crucial role in helping us bring to market our vast range of product offerings and highly relevant offers, thanks to our investment in NDC capabilities, which will ultimately help travel agents provide modern retailing experiences for customers.”

This strategic partnership solidifies Travelport and EVA Air’s commitment to providing travelers worldwide with more options and a fast, easy way to search personalized offers that meet their needs. The collaboration between Travelport and EVA Air has been instrumental in connecting travelers to EVA Air’s extensive network of destinations, which will continue to expand and evolve.

“Our extended collaboration with EVA Air on NDC marks a significant milestone in our long-standing partnership,” said Ailsa Brown, Head of Air Partners Asia Pacific at Travelport. “This new agreement reaffirms our commitment to providing EVA Air with best-in-class merchandizing technology solutions, access to a broader customer demographic and ensures that retailers are able to provide travelers with unparalleled service.”


About Travelport

Travelport is a global technology company that powers bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide. Buyers and sellers of travel are connected by the company’s next generation marketplace, Travelport+, which simplifies how brands connect, upgrades how travel is sold, and enables modern digital retailing. Headquartered in London, United Kingdom and operating in more than 165 countries around the world, Travelport is focused on driving innovation that simplifies the complex travel ecosystem.

About EVA Air

EVA Airways established in 1989, had lofty goals when EVA made its maiden flight on July 1, 1991. Today, we serve a global network that connects Asia to Europe, North America and Oceania and links more than 60 major business and tourist destinations. We have extensive passenger and cargo services worldwide by code-sharing flights with other leading airlines.

Building on this commitment to quality service and safety for more than 30 years, EVA is now rated as a 5-Star Airline by international quality rating organization SKYTRAX. This prestigious rating elevates EVA into the ranks of the world’s best airlines.

EVA is also a Star Alliance member. Through Star Alliance, we give passengers access to a vast network of over 1300 destinations in more than 190 countries and seamless global services. We offer geographic advantages within Asia from our centrally located hub at Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan as an added benefit.

Learn more about EVA Air at www.evaair.com.


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