Expedia Signs New Participation Agreement With American Airlines
Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXPE) , the world's leading online travel company, today announced a new agreement with American Airlines, the world's largest airline, under which all of American's published fares, schedules and inventory will be available to travelers through Expedia.com(R) and Expedia.ca, as well as Expedia Corporate Travel.
"Our partnership with American Airlines helps Expedia continue delivering travelers the most extensive selection of travel options available so they can book their trips and travel with confidence," said Lloyd Johnson, Senior Vice President, Expedia Partner Services Group, Americas. "This agreement also signifies Expedia's commitment to mutually advantageous relationships with our supply partners."
"Our continued participation with Expedia, with its strong brand and marketing support, will help American in delivering to travelers worldwide comprehensive access to our superior product and service," said David Cush, Senior Vice President -- Global Sales, American Airlines.
About Expedia, Inc.
Expedia, Inc. is the world's leading online travel company, empowering business and leisure travelers with the tools and information they need to easily research, plan, book, and experience travel. Expedia, Inc. also provides wholesale travel to offline retail travel agents. Expedia, Inc.'s portfolio of brands includes: Expedia.com(R), hotels.com(R), Hotwire(R), Expedia(R) Corporate Travel, TripAdvisor(R) and Classic Vacations(R). Expedia, Inc.'s companies also operate internationally with sites in Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Australia, Japan and China, through its investment in eLong(TM).
About Expedia (R) Partner Services Group
Expedia (R) Partner Services Group offers its supplier partners choice, seamless coordination and complete access to our vast traveler base. The formation of the Partner Services Group is a testament of Expedia's commitment to continually refine the way we conduct business by seeking our suppliers' input and customizing our services to meet their needs.
About American Airlines
American Airlines is the world's largest airline. American, American Eagle and the AmericanConnection(R) airlines serve 250 cities in over 40 countries with more than 4,000 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,000 aircraft. American's award-winning Web site, AA.com, provides users with easy access to check and book fares, plus personalized news, information and travel offers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld(R) Alliance, which brings together some of the best and biggest names in the airline business, enabling them to offer their customers more services and benefits than any airline can provide on its own. Together, its members serve nearly 700 destinations in over 140 countries and territories. American Airlines, Inc. and American Eagle Airlines, Inc. are subsidiaries of AMR Corporation. AmericanAirlines, American Eagle, AmericanConnection, AA.com and AAdvantage are registered trademarks of American Airlines, Inc. (NYSE:AMR) .
Expedia, Expedia.com are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Classic Vacations is either a trademark or registered trademark of Classic Vacations, LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. hotels.com is either a trademark or registered trademark of hotels.com, L.P., a subsidiary of hotels.com in the U.S. and/or other countries. Hotwire is either a trademark or registered trademark of Hotwire, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. TripAdvisor is either a trademark or registered trademark of TripAdvisor, LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other logos or product and company names mentioned herein may be the property of their respective owners.
Source: Expedia, Inc.
BELLEVUE, Wash., May 31, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ --