London travel platform Duffell has inked a key partnership with easyJet, bringing the number of airlines available on Duffel’s platform to 25. fly easyjet
It also increases the choice and global reach for travel sellers.
In addition to easyJet, Duffel also confirmed airline partnerships recently with Copa Airlines, LATAM, and Qatar Airways, which adds to the global coverage already available through American Airlines, British Airways, Emirates, Lufthansa Group, Singapore Airlines, Qantas, United Airlines, and more.
Duffel is a developer-friendly platform that enables new and existing travel sellers to instantly search flights, make bookings, reserve seats, and sell paid extras such as checked bags.
easyJet flies to Europe’s most popular destinations and carried more than 96 million passengers in 2019. easyJet’s extensive network includes nearly 1000 routes to more than 150 airports across 35 countries.
Travellers want to fly from the airports that work best for them, and over 300 million Europeans live within one hour’s drive of an easyJet airport. easyJet was also ranked the “Best Low Cost Airline 2020” by Business Traveller Magazine.
Customer experience is a top priority for easyJet. With the creation of their COVID-19 Travel Hub, travellers can access all the details they need to travel easily and confidently. They are also offering increased flexibility through their Protection Promise, which means that customers can book with the confidence that if their plans change, so can their booking. With some travel restrictions easing across Europe, and increasing demand for summer travel, easyJet is responding quickly by launching thousands of extra seats each week to key summer destinations at great value fares.The partnership gives travel sellers access to the airline’s vast network of destinations and fares.
Steve Domin, co-founder and CEO of Duffel said: “Our partnership with easyJet and the remarkable expansion of airlines added to the Duffel platform throughout the pandemic shows how the travel industry has used this time to rebuild, innovate and invest.”
“While the industry is still in the early stages of recovery f, we want to support the travel companies that have survived the past year to emerge even stronger.
“We’re encouraged by the continued growth in signups and orders we’re seeing from travel sellers using Duffel.”
Travel sellers can also manage cancellations and refunds via Duffel as well.
In the past year, Duffel also added the functionality to select seats and manage paid extras like baggage. fly easyjet
Antonio Pascale, easyJet’s Distribution and Alliances Manager, said: “We are pleased to partner with Duffel to connect even faster with more travel sellers around the world. Duffel offers an exciting opportunity for easyJet to reach new, non-traditional and established sellers.”