Star Alliance took a major step forward Friday in its campaign to reduce the ticket distribution costs of its members with the signing of umbrella contracts with G2 SwitchWorks and ITA Software providing Alternative Content Access Platforms to Star airlines. The so-called GDS new entrants or GNEs will supply distribution functions at a fraction of the cost of going through traditional GDSs, according to G2 President Alex Zoglin. At a Star Alliance media briefing in Montreal, CEO Jaan ...

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