News from Travel Technology Update: If the acquisition of Worldspan by Travelport is approved, the combined company will have three GDS platforms to juggle. Galileo International, founded by a consortium of European airlines in 1987, and Apollo (then known as Covia) formed the Galileo Partnership in 1993, but they have remained discrete systems. It is not clear whether Travelport plans to integrate Worldspan into Apollo or Galileo. Some observers predict that Travelport will retain certain ...

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