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 October 23, 2013
Travelport Is First GDS To Distribute Boliviana de Aviación Air Content

 Travelport, a leading distribution services and e-commerce provider for the global travel industry, and Boliviana de Aviación (BoA), the flag carrier airline of Bolivia, have successfully implemented the sale of BoA's air content through Travelport global distribution system (GDS) channels. With the implementation of their previously announced multi-year agreement, Travelport becomes the first and only GDS to sell Boliviana de Aviación content to its subscribers through a global distribution system, providing its agents with a content advantage in Latin America.

Galileo-, Worldspan- and Apollo-connected travel agents worldwide, including online travel agents and corporate booking tools, are now able to access and sell BoA's full published inventory. This includes the best published fares available on its website, across its network covering the principal cities of Bolivia as well as international routes including Buenos Aires, São Paulo, and Madrid.

Based in Cochabamba, Bolivia, BoA currently flies within the Americas and Europe, including non-stop Boeing 767 service between Madrid and Santa Cruz. Other international destinations include Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

"As we continue to expand our route network, our partnership with Travelport enables us to reach a significant new customer base," explained Luis Velasco, Marketing Manager, BoA. "The agreement includes both a direct sell and e-ticket facility, to appeal to both offline and online travel agencies."

"We are certain Travelport-connected agents will benefit from the BoA content that can only be accessed through the Travelport GDS," added Erika Moore, Regional Director of Latin America and the Caribbean, Travelport. "We are delighted to partner with this growing carrier to help them achieve their commercial aims."