Buying Abacus means the 'Asianisation of Sabre.'

Getting Abacus’ 11 shareholder airlines to agree to sell is one thing, getting agreement on the right deal that would please everyone is another. Under the agreement, Sabre Corporation will buy the remaining 65% stake in Abacus from its shareholder airlines for a net cash consideration of $411 million. It seems a natural evolution of the partnership – Sabre has had a 35% stake in Abacus for some time and a lot of its technology already powers the Asia/Pacific GDS – and it was really only a matter of time when it would leverage its position...

Myanmar National Airlines continues ambitious international expansion with ...

  1. In June, Abacus teamed up with Goldman Sachs to buy an office tower in Sydney's St Leonards for $115m. In February, Abacus expanded its tie-up with US private equity giant KKR by winning its backing for the $103.5m purchase of Oasis Shopping Centre at 
  2. Even for domestic tickets purchased abroad, overseas agents had to buy MNA tickets using local agents in Myanmar. Travel agents throughout the world are now able to view all fares and book tickets on MNA's new international network across all three 
  3. Think of an educational tool and you might picture beloved standbys from our Tools of the Trade series, like the abacus and the wooden block. But educators are increasingly turning to software and websites like Khan Academy, Google Apps and "What's