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Balkan Holidays in partnership with Paxport, launch a Travel Agent interface for its Summer 2012 in-flight ancillary products

Press release   •   Mar 23, 2012 19:17 GMT

Paxport, the Ancillary Revenue provider,is pleased to announce Balkan Holidays as its UK launch customer of their Travel Agent interface “Paxpartner” for a selection of flight ancillary products.

These products are now pre-bookable directly by Travel Agents once the initial flight or package holiday booking has been made online. These services include, choice of seating, extra leg room, front row seats, extra checked baggage allowance, carriage of Skis and Golf Clubs.

This product will allow Travel Agents selling Balkan Holidays, flying with BH Air, to purchase ancillary flight products via an interactive webshop, accessed via the current dedicated Travel Agency website.

Mr Macura, Managing Director, Balkan Holidays commented, "Our wish is to give our Customers the highest level of service and choice which extends to their in-flight experience. We have been co-operating successfully with Paxport for over two years and we are very pleased to extend this relationship further to help facilitate the enhancement of the in-flight experience"

Rupert Diggins, Sales & Marketing Manager, added, “I am delighted that our travel agent partners can now take advantage of this simple to use online service and enhance their clients flight and holiday experience still further”.

Carl Denton, Sales Manager, UK & Ireland commented "Paxport is very happy to extend its relationship with Balkan Holidays and to extend its existing services to its Travel Agent Partners who we know are very important part of Balkan Holiday’s success”

Balkan Holidays is an independent specialist Tour Operator with 46 years of experience in planning and arranging memorable holidays and offers the most comprehensive choice and best possible value for money holidays for holidays to Bulgaria, Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Serbia and Romania.

Paxport is Europe's leading ancillary revenue supplier for the charter airline industry and offers its airline and tour operator customers the means to generate additional revenues by giving passengers the opportunity to buy choice of seating, extra baggage, meals and other products before the flight and a solution for collecting security APIS data - all services have the added feature of giving airlines and tour operators a new touch point to offer sales of products and services to the passenger.

Paxport has been active in the travel industry as a software and service provider since 1992, when its initial core business was consolidating passenger data for tour operators and leisure airlines. Today, Paxport has become a one stop shop for charter operations that opens the door to ancillary revenue streams. We are experts in passenger management solutions and offer a wide range of innovative products and services. Paxport provides services to more than 60 companies in the airline industry, processing well over 20 million passengers annually. We maximize efficiency by minimizing costs and operational hassle, and we create new opportunities for our customers to increase revenue.

For more information concerning the products and services of Paxport, please visit our website: or contact one of our Sales Departments