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Interjet and Travelport Sign Long-term Partnership Agreement

October 17 2018

Press release

Travelport’s custom designed Travel Commerce Platform will help Interjet increase revenues,lower costs and reach more international and domestic travel buyers

MEXICO CITY, October 17, 2018 Interjet Airlines announced a long-term partnership agreement with Travelport, a leading provider of distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $7 trillion global travel and tourism industry. Interjet will deploy the Travelport Rich Content and Branding and Merchandising Management Portal solutions. The Rich Content and Branding package offers Interjet the ability to display graphical content for fares and a full range of ancillary products. The Merchandise Management Portal presents customers with various fare offerings at pre-determined times to drive real value and conversions.

“We are very excited about our new partnership with Travelport,” said José Luis Garza, Chief Executive Officer Interjet. “This alliance is a big step forward for Interjet and these new commerce platforms will not only help drive revenue and profitability but also allow us to showcase our unique brand of lower prices with free checked bags on select fares, more legroom between seats and great service to more business and leisure travelers.” 

"We are very pleased to formalize this alliance with Travelport,” added Julio Gamero, Chief Commercial Officer of Interjet.  “This agreement allows us to strengthen our omnichannel content strategy which will give Interjet better distribution in the international market, improve user experience while consolidating our growth worldwide.”

Carlos Molina, Travelport's Director of Air Commerce for America’s stated, "Having Interjet within our platform represents an excellent benefit for agencies and buyers of travel since Interjet can offer them more content and connectivity for reserving and purchasing air tickets.

Said Luisa Cabrera, Country Manager of Travelport Mexico and Director of Partnerships for Latin America, “Our partnership approach is based on the ability of Interjet to offer their customers unique value propositions that allows them to increase revenue and profitability for any segment while offering an integral service between Interjet and their customers.”

For more information regarding Interjet or to make a reservation, visit www.interjet.com or in the U.S. call (866) 285-9525

About Travelport

Travelport is the technology company which makes the experience of buying and managing travel continually better.  It operates a travel commerce platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry.  The company facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel platform.

Travelport has a leading position in airline merchandising, hotel content and distribution, car rental, mobile commerce and B2B payment solutions.  The company also provides IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions.  With net revenue of over $2.5 billion in 2018, Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K., has over 3,700 employees and is represented in approximately 180 countries and territories.

About Interjet

Interjet is an international airline based in Mexico City carrying morethan 12 million passengers annually within Mexico and between Mexico, the United States, Canada, and South America. In all, it provides air service to 55 destinations in eight countries offering its passengers greater connections and travel options through agreements with major airlines such as Alitalia, All Nippon Airways (ANA), American Airlines, British Airways, LATAM Group,Iberia, Lufthansa, Hahn Air,and Japan Airlines.

Interjet was recently honored with Skytrax’sWorld Airline Award as the ‘Best Low-Cost Airline in Mexico and Best Cabin Crew in Mexico. In 2017, Interjet was awarded the Travelers' Choice Trip Advisor Award as the best Mexico airline.

Media Contacts

Jennifer Blackburn
Corporate Communications Manager, Technology
Tel: +1 404-406-9429
Email: jennifer.blackburn@travelport.com

Tel. +52 (55) 9178 5500 x5833
Email: julieta.pena@interjet.com.mx