2-Jun-2011 12:03 PM

easyJet considers dropping GDS booking charge

easyJet is considering removing charges to business agents that book its tickets using GDS systems to increase its share of the corporate travel market (TTGlive, 01-Jun-2011). CEO Carolyn McCall said the LCC was “running the numbers” and if extra sales gained as a result outweighed the lost revenue it would go ahead. The point of sale charge was set at GBP5 when introduced in 2008, but was reduced to GBP3.30 after a few months following agent protests.

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