Discussion: sabre, galileo, and worldspan distribution systems

 Sabre, Galileo and Worldspan were once owned by major airlines, which used them to gain share in the travel agency marketplace. With the proliferation of the Internet as a distribution channel, the airlines eventually sold their interests in these Computerized Reservations Systems (CRS), which are now viewed by most airlines as “just another cost of distribution.* 

*Reference: Grossman, D. (2004, October 4). The airline industry goes direct. USATODAY.com. Retrieved August 7, 2013 from http://usatoday30.usatoday.com/travel/columnist/grossman/2004-10-01-grossman-side_x.htm  (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.

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