Solution Brings Breadth and Depth of Orbitz Worldwide Supplier Relationships to LAN Airlines' Customers in the U.S.
CHICAGO, Aug 02, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Orbitz Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: OWW) today announced that LAN Airlines has selected the Orbitz Worldwide Distribution private label solution to provide dynamic package booking capabilities on its U.S. website LAN.com.
"By partnering with Orbitz Worldwide we're able to bring a diverse array of travel products to our customers in the United States, giving them the opportunity to book a complete trip on our website LAN.com," said Pablo Yunis, vice president, North America and the Caribbean, LAN Airlines. "In addition to offering more choice and value to our customers, this partnership positions LAN Airlines effectively to grow ancillary revenues by facilitating the booking of hotels, car rentals and insurance, all in a single transaction."
"We're proud that LAN Airlines has selected the Orbitz Worldwide Distribution private label solution to power dynamic packaging capabilities on its website LAN.com," said Ronnie Gurion, president, Orbitz Worldwide Distribution. "The Orbitz Worldwide Distribution private label solution brings the power of Orbitz technology and the breadth and depth of Orbitz supplier relationships to our partners' websites. The dynamic packaging capabilities being deployed on LAN.com will allow LAN customers to save money when buying packages that include hotel, car rental and/or travel insurance in addition to a flight."
Orbitz Worldwide Distribution offers a range of private label solutions for partners of all sizes, from a customized hosted HTML service that can be launched in a matter of days with no upfront costs, through a portfolio of XML solutions that allow full control of the interface, to totally custom developed, XML and HTML solutions that are tailored to meet the specific requirements of a larger partner. For more information about Orbitz Worldwide Distribution contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Orbitz Worldwide
Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW) is a leading global online travel company that uses innovative technology to enable leisure and business travelers to research, plan and book a broad range of travel products. Orbitz Worldwide owns a portfolio of consumer brands that includes Orbitz (http://www.orbitz.com/), CheapTickets (http://www.cheaptickets.com/), ebookers (http://www.ebookers.com/), HotelClub (http://www.hotelclub.com/), RatesToGo (http://www.ratestogo.com/), the Away Network (http://www.away.com/) and corporate travel brand Orbitz for Business (http://www.orbitzforbusiness.com/). For more information on partnership opportunities with Orbitz Worldwide visit corp.orbitz.com.
About LAN Airlines
LAN Airlines is one of the leading passenger and cargo airlines in Latin America. The Company and its affiliates serve over 70 destinations around the world through an extensive network that offers full connectivity within Latin America, while also linking the region with North America, Europe and the South Pacific, as well as 70 additional international destinations through its various alliances. LAN Airlines and its affiliates have a leading position in their respective domestic markets of Chile and Peru as well as an important presence in the Argentinean domestic market and has completed its first year of operations in the domestic market of Ecuador.
Currently, LAN Airlines and its affiliates operate one of the most modern fleets in the world, with 86 passenger aircraft, and its cargo subsidiary, LAN CARGO and its respective cargo affiliates, have a fleet of 11 freighters. The company recently completed its short haul fleet renovation process by acquiring new aircraft from the Airbus A320 family, enabling LAN to improve its efficiency and to reduce significantly its CO2 emissions. The fleet renovation is part of the company's commitment to the protection of the environment.
LAN is one of the few Investment Grade airlines in the world (BBB). The Company's world class quality standards enabled its membership in oneworld(TM), the global alliance which LAN has been a member of for over 10 years, and that encompasses the best airlines in the world. For more information please visit http://www.lan.com/ or http://www.oneworldalliance.com/.
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