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 January 09, 2002
Datalex Wins SilkAir Contract

 Datalex, a leading provider of technology solutions for the global travel and transportation industry, has agreed to terms with SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, to provide the carrier with the industry?s leading booking engine technology, BookIt! Consumer. The user-friendly interface will enable SilkAir customers to build their own itineraries from available flights that are priced and booked online via the Datalex BookIt! Consumer Internet booking engine. The Java-based booking engine is designed to meet the specific needs of the next generation travel portals with its flexibility, scalability and advanced functionality. ?We are delighted to provide our e-business technology for one of Asia?s fastest-growing and mature regional airlines,? said Damian Hickey, Datalex Senior Vice President, Commercial. ?Our commitment is to extend our world-class service and support to SilkAir as the carrier focuses on developing new Asian destinations.?