Travelport GDS Selects OAG as its Long Term Partner for Airline Data Supply

By Ubm Aviation, PRNE
Thursday, December 17, 2009

OAG retained as exclusive provider of comprehensive flight schedules and minimum connect time content for Galileo, Worldspan and all Travelport businesses

LONDON, December 18 - OAG, the industry's most accurate single source of airline information,
announced today that it has signed a long term contract to provide its
consolidated global airline schedule and minimum connect time (MCT) data to
Travelport, one of the world's leading providers of global distribution
systems (GDS). This extends and enhances the established partnership between
OAG and Travelport.

Travelport's Galileo and Worldspan GDS platforms will continue to have
full access to OAG data under the terms of the licensing agreement. The
information will be used by the GDS provider's network of customers across
the globe including on and offline travel agencies, corporations and travel
suppliers. OAG will also provide regular feeds of reference information along
with a special data file tailored specifically for Travelport's Business
Intelligence Suite.

"Our mission is to be the world's leading provider of informed travel
choice and having access to the trusted and flexible data services that OAG
provides is critical to our customers. We are therefore delighted to have
concluded this new long term agreement and look forward to working closely
with the OAG team over the coming months to ensure we achieve our goals in
this area," said Daniel Cox, Director Sourcing of Travelport.

"OAG is proud of its track record of supplying Galileo and Worldspan with
airline schedules data and related content continuously since their
inception," said Brendan Hickman, Chief Commercial Officer for OAG. "We are
honored that Travelport continues to place its trust in OAG for data quality
and reliability, and look forward to an even closer working relationship in
support of Travelport's evolving distribution strategies."

Hickman continued, "Our investment in leading edge technologies and the
unequalled knowledge and expertise of our people put us at the vanguard of
database management. We are committed to pushing the boundaries of excellence
to retain our leadership position in aviation data and services."

OAG already has a separate agreement to supply data to online travel
company Orbitz Worldwide, which is part-owned by Travelport.

About OAG

OAG provides the industry's most accurate single source for airline
information, with essential aviation workflow data and analytics sourced from
its comprehensive proprietary airline schedules, fleet and MRO (maintenance,
repair and overhaul) databases. OAG is a leading brand of UBM Aviation, a
global data and information business for the air transport industry. UBM
Aviation serves the passenger aviation, air cargo logistics, MRO and business
travel communities with information products, market intelligence, news and
events. It brings together buyers and sellers of air travel and transport,
enabling the world's airlines, their customers and suppliers, to do business
successfully. UBM Aviation operates from offices in the UK, USA, Canada,
Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, China and The Netherlands. It is a division of
United Business Media Limited which is listed on the London Stock Exchange
(UBM.L). For more information, go to

About Travelport

Travelport is one of the world's largest travel conglomerates offering
broad based business services to companies operating in the global travel
industry. Travelport is comprised of the global distribution system (GDS)
business that includes the Worldspan and Galileo brands; GTA, a leading
global, multi-channel provider of hotel and ground services; IT Services and
Software, which hosts mission critical applications and provides business and
data analysis solutions for major airlines. With 2008 revenues of US$2.5
, Travelport operates in 160 countries and has over 5,500 employees.
Travelport also owns approximately 48% of Orbitz Worldwide (NYSE: OWW), a
leading global online travel company. Travelport is a private company owned
by The Blackstone Group, One Equity Partners, Technology Crossover Ventures
and Travelport management. More information about Travelport GDS is available

Pamela Johnston, President, PJ Inc., +1-212-629-8445, pamela at

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