Published on: Tuesday, March 1, 2022
Saber Corporation, a leading software and technology provider powering the global travel industry, today revealed that it has successfully migrated Biman Bangladesh Airlines to the SabreSonic passenger service system to power the ambitious carrier’s expansion into 2022 and beyond.
Bangladesh’s national airline has now transitioned from its legacy technology system to Saber’s modern PSS in the first phase of its technology transformation, and the airline will continue its digital enhancement with Saber technology as it moves forward with plans to expand its route network this year. . Bangladesh‘s national carrier already serves routes across Asia, the Middle East and the UK, and is set to expand to Toronto, Tokyo, Male, Colombo, Guangzhou, Bahrain, Chennai and New York.
“As the world faced international lockdowns, it was vital for us that our technological transformation not slow down, but that we could advance our digital transformation to prepare for the resumption of travel,” said Dr Abu Saleh. Mostafa Kamal. , Managing Director and CEO, Biman Bangladesh Airlines. “We are delighted with how Saber has worked with us to meet our rapidly changing needs during the pandemic. The rapid implementation of Saber’s innovative solutions means that we are now ready to meet new market demands while creating improved offers and better experiences for our travelers.
The airline, which celebrated its Golden Jubilee earlier this year, adopted SabreSonic to drive growth and streamline the traveler experience, as well as renewing its global distribution agreement with Saber and selecting an additional set of technology solutions Complementary saber. This rapid implementation will help Biman automate and streamline sales and reservations to maximize revenue opportunities, minimize costs, improve inventory revenue optimization, expand reach through partnerships and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of its offerings and operations.
“The way our teams at Saber and our travel partners have collaborated to complete complex migrations virtually, including digital-only onboarding and training, has been remarkable,” said Cem Tanyel, Chief Services Officers, Saber TravelSolutions. “By adapting and innovating, we have been able to deliver successful implementations under tight deadlines in challenging circumstances. We are delighted to have been able to strengthen our partnership with Biman through a rapid technology migration so that our solutions can support them, as we all look forward to the resumption of travel this year.
Mohammed Salahuddin, General Manager, Marketing, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, added, “We are delighted that Saber and Biman have come together so quickly and efficiently that we are now ready to leverage Saber’s technology to advance the experience of our travelers while fueling our own growth and expansion and helping us achieve business success. »
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