In the first such deal among the four major global distribution systems, Amadeus and Sabre Holdings announced they entered into an agreement that enables "Amadeus customers to complete bookings on an airline [through Sabre] in the unlikely event of that airline withdrawing from participation in Amadeus," and vice versa. The agreement only applies to airlines participating in both GDSs, so it would not affect a carrier such as Southwest Airlines, which currently participates in Sabre but not ...

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