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Job ref no.: CT3115511-01#0024
Hong Kong Express Airways Ltd

Distribution Specialist (GDS/API/Interline)

Hong Kong Express Airways Ltd

Benefits
  • 5-day week
  • Dental plan
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Transportation allowance

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Reporting to the Manager, Distribution, you will manage all aspects of HKE’s GDS/API/Interline operations and play a key role in the following areas:
  • Responsible for establishing and managing GDS partnerships; technical implementation of API connections with worldwide OTAs/metasearch engines and continuously explore new distribution partnership opportunity;
  • Key role for technical implementation/testing of new interline partners in HKE’s PSS (Navitaire NewSkies);
  • Provide first level support in GDS/API/Interline technical error investigation and advice to business partners; troubleshoot and identify modifications needed in existing applications to meet changing user requirements; liaise with partners on any technical matters;
  • Work with the eCommerce team and third parties to make new interline partners available on HKE’s website, mobile apps and other direct and indirect distribution channels;
  • Coordinate with HKE’s Airport Operations Teams regarding operational matters such as IATCI (inter-airline through check-in);
  • Assist the Commercial Team in building business cases for new GDS/API /Interline partnerships;
  • Investigate and resolve all technical issues related to GDS/API/Interline bookings;
  • Generate regular and special reports related to interline sales;
  • Support ad hoc projects as assigned
 
Qualifications:
  • Minimum two years’ experience in reservation/distribution within an airline, GDS or other travel-related company
  • Solid understanding of the airline distribution landscape
  • Familiar with the low cost airline business model;
  • Experience in managing complex projects with multiple internal and external stakeholders
  • Skilled in extracting data and generating reports using SQL;
 
Desirable Qualities:
  • Passionate about travel;
  • Team Player;
  • Commercial thinker;
  • Analytical and close attention to details;
  • A passion for problem solving and reducing complexities;
  • Knowledge of airline reservation systems/booking systems;
  • Knowledge of interline/codeshare is desirable but not required;
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision and under pressure in meeting tight time lines.
 

For interested parties, please send your full resume with availability, current and expected salary to Talent & Innovation Department, Hong Kong Express Airways Limited by email [via CTgoodjobs Apply Now ] (with position applying for quoted in the subject).

To understand more of our company and other vacancies, please visit our website at http://www.hkexpress.com/

All applications will be treated in strict confidentiality and used for recruitment purposes only. Applicants who are not invited for interview within 4 weeks may consider their applications unsuccessful.

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Job ref no. CT3115511-01#0024
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Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
Experience
  • 2 years - 7 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
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