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OAG and Sabre Extend Airline Data Supply Agreement

Agreement ensures full flight schedules and minimum connect time content in Sabre Global Distribution System, Travelocity and all Sabre's global affiliates

Feb 9, 2009


OAG Aviation,, the industry's most accurate single source for airline schedules information, commercial fleets, analytical services and asset valuation support, announced today that Sabre Holdings has extended its data supply agreement with OAG (Official Airline Guide). The contract, which includes the ongoing supply of OAG's consolidated global airline schedule and minimum connect time (MCT) data, allows for this data to be utilized throughout all three Sabre companies: Sabre Travel Network, Travelocity and Sabre Airline Solutions, plus all its global affiliates.

"OAG has been providing Sabre with airline schedules data and related content continuously for over thirty years," said John Weber, managing director, OAG Aviation. "We are extremely proud of this long-standing partnership with Sabre, and we are honored by the trust Sabre places in OAG for data quality, reliability and customer service."

Media enquiries For media enquiries please contact: Alison Pickering, Head of Corporate Communications, UBM Aviation T: +44 (0)1582 695477 (UK) About OAG Aviation Solutions

OAG Aviation Solutions,, provides the industry's most accurate single source for airline information, analytical services and asset valuation support. It combines worldwide airline schedule distribution services including timetables and connections marketing, with aviation intelligence covering global aircraft fleets, capacity supply, traffic demand, financial/operating performance, and maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO). OAG (Official Airline Guide) is best known for its airline schedules database which feeds the world's global distribution systems (GDS) and travel portals, and drives the internal systems of many airlines, air traffic control systems, aircraft manufacturers, airport planners and government agencies. OAG Aviation Solutions is part of UBM Aviation,, a division of United Business Media Limited (UBM).

About UBM

UBM is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewelry dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM's businesses include CMPMedica, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb, Think Services, UBM Aviation and UBM Global Trade. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of $2.5 billion.

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