Advantage agents test CAT 35

Ranson, Kelly
May 2006
Travel Weekly: The Choice of Travel Professionals;5/26/2006, Issue 1822, p12
Trade Publication
This article reports that business travel agents of the consortium Advantage are pioneering a new air fare system that it claims will provide quicker access to some of the lowest prices on the market. The Focus Partnership--a group of 90 business travel agents in Advantage--have started to use the Category 35 (CAT 35) system, which provides a choice of contracted fares. Thirty airlines have signed up to offer their contracted fares on the system. CAT 35, launched in 2006, is being used by agents to access fares through all four global distribution systems suppliers.


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