“Sabre fully supports the U.S. Department of Transportation's tentative approval, subject to the specified conditions, of the International Air Transport Association’s proposal to create a technology standard, and Sabre will continue to be a strategic collaborator with IATA toward our shared goals,” the company said in a statement. In an Amadeus blog, Svend Leirvaag, vice president of industry affairs, wrote, “The tentative approval offered today by the Department of Transportation for IATA’s Resolution 787 is a tentative move in the right direction and reflects industry cooperation. In its statement, Travelport also said it is “pleased” with the DOT’s move, and took the opportunity to wave its own flag a bit. Get the full story at Travel Market Report