APG is pleased to announce a new GSA partnership with the Latvian airline airBaltic (IATA code-BT) effective from March 2018.
APG has been appointed as the General Sales Agent of airBaltic in the Republic of Kazakhstan & Republic of Kyrgyzstan and will be providing full sales and marketing services.
airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.
Starting on April 29, 2018 airBaltic will operate Riga-Almaty-Riga 3 (three) weekly flights with the brand new Bombardier CS300 aircraft.
As part of its long term strategy to reflect its global presence within its management, the APG Network has recently appointed Iako Khomeriki, Director of APG Georgia for over 10 years, as its latest Board Member. In the following Georgian news programme, Iako talks to Olga Babluani on the eve of the Connect 2018 event in Tbilisi, about APG and her new role.
The French airline Corsair has chosen APG, the world's leading network for airline services, to be its General Sales Agent (GSA) in Mali.
"APG is delighted and honored to represent CORSAIR in Mali. I am confident that our team of professionals in the field will ensure the success of the airline and new flights to this market” commented Sandrine de Saint Sauveur, President & CEO of APG Inc.
Since January 30th, 2018 Corsair is operating flights between Paris-Orly and Bamako-Modibo Keita as part of a code-share agreement with Aigle Azur. As a first step, the Tuesday frequency will be operated by Corsair, with those on Monday, Wednesday and Sunday remaining with Aigle Azur. Corsair will operate a second frequency on Sunday starting from April, bringing the total to five flights operated each week by the two airlines between the French and Malian capitals. The new partners explain that this deployment "will allow customers of both companies to benefit from a wider choice in terms of flexibility and fare combinations from Paris-Orly airport to Mali". Also thanks to this agreement, the two companies "will be able to attract new customers and respond on the one hand to the demand of an loyal clientele between Paris and Bamako and, on the other hand, to the business customers thanks to the more frequent flights.
Every year, APG holds the APG WorldConnect airline distribution conference, attended by over 500 senior representatives from the airline industry including around 100 senior airline managers, representatives of global travel groups as well as many other senior representatives from different sectors of the aviation industry.
In 2018, APG has now announced that the event will again take place in Monaco and that the dates of the event will be from 31 October until 02 November.
APG WorldConnect 2018 promises to be a truly landmark occasion as we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the event's launch.
APG has also launched its sponsorship programme earlier than normal due to strong demand experienced for the 2017 event also held in Monaco.
Further information is available at: worldconnect.apg-ga.com
APG, the world’s leading network for Airline Distribution and Financial Services, has been appointed by flydubai, a national carrier for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as its general sales agent (distribution partner) representative in the USA.
APG will be providing full sales and marketing services as well as ticket booking facilities through their call centre.
APG, the world’s leading network for Airline Distribution and Financial Services, is pleased to announce that Malaysia’s Malindo Air, an International Air Transportation Association (IATA) member, as well as a recent winner of CAPA’s 2016 Asia Pacific Regional Airline of the Year, is the latest airlines to join the APG IET (Interline E-Ticketing) “hub”.
Through APG’s IET network, 84,000 IATA and ARC travel agencies (in over 100 BSPs and ARC) will be able to issue tickets for Malindo Air via Interline E-Tickets through Global Distribution System (GDS).