Abacus Seals Exclusive Partnership with Regent Airways
Abacus International, Asia Pacific’s leading revenue partner for airlines, today announced an exclusive two-year partnership with Regent Airways, the second largest airline in Bangladesh, which will see their content being distributed to Abacus-connected agents across all markets under the terms of the agreement.
Abacus is the first distribution partner to work with Regent Airways, and the exclusive agreement will enable the airline to leverage Abacus’ extensive network in order to reach out effectively to their consumers and boost their presence throughout the region.
Mr Akhtar Ahmed, Director, Marketing & Sales, Regent Airways said, “Regent Airways is delighted to be able to work with Abacus as an airline partner. As we continue to expand within Bangladesh and internationally, we are confident that Abacus’ strength and experience in distribution across Asia Pacific will help us achieve the growth that we are aiming for. Working with Abacus will also allow us to build our brand and establish ourselves as an airline with not only the highest standards but one that continually raises the bar in the industry.”
Mr Ho Hoong Mau, Division Head, Airline Distribution, Abacus International said, “Abacus is honoured to be able to support Regent Airway in its growth path serving its current domestic network in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been a significant growth market for Abacus and we are extremely pleased to be a player to stimulate further growth in the country’s aviation development. Through our wide network of connected travel agents across Asia, we will ensure that Regent Airways has a broad distribution solution that caters to their needs in their move towards leadership, becoming the preferred airline for the passengers to fly with.”
Regent Airways is a fully-owned subsidiary of Habib Group, a Chittagong-based conglomerate in operation since 1947. The airline’s fleet consists of Canadian-built Bombardier Dash-8-Q300 aircrafts that are reputed for their exceptional reliability, passenger comfort and maintained to European standards. Its current network includes domestic flights to Dhaka, Chittagong, Cox’s Bazar, Jessore and Sylhet.
This agreement follows a series of exclusive agreements between Abacus and airline partners including Zest Air and AirPhil Express from the Philippines, Sapsan, an LCC from Kazakhstan that serves five domestic routes, Cambodia Angkor Air, a regional airline in Cambodia, Air Busan from Korea, Far Eastern Airlines from Taiwan, Starflyer from Japan and Juneyao Airlines that sees Abacus International as the airline’s exclusive distributor outside of China.