Delta makes deal to bring software platform in house

Delta Air Lines has inked a deal to acquire data and intellectual property rights from key computer systems Travelport

In an effort to serves its customers better and to operate more efficiently, Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines has inked a deal to acquire data and intellectual property rights from key computer systems Travelport.  Under the agreement, the carrier said that as of July 1st, it will hire 150 Travelport employees.  

According to Delta, the airline will be the only U.S. airline to directly control the critical technology systems, making it “better able to build the next generation of technology” that will improve the travel experiences of its customers. Delta has more than 180 technology applications used to run the airline.

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