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Cornerstone Partner

Travelport - Empowering Airlines Globally

For over 40 years, Travelport has been partnering and collaborating with airlines around the globe to deliver strategic, customized tools and services. Our airline product portfolio lets you expand your business by choosing the right tools and services you need to meet company goals and the expectations of travelers worldwide.

With presence in over 170 countries, and product development facilities on multiple continents, we easily support your unique requirements. Whether you want to increase revenues, improve productivity, reduce costs, or enhance customer engagement, our team is with you every step of the way.

Diamond Partner

FCm Travel Solutions is a global corporate travel management company with offices in more than 85 countries and a team of over 6,500 travel professionals. Globally headquartered in Brisbane, Queensland, FCm is one of the world's top five travel management companies by marketshare. The business has also been named the World’s Leading Travel Management Company by the World Travel Awards for three consecutive years. FCm offers clients a global team of experienced travel professionals that provide personal service, local insight and reliable advice. As part of the globally iconic Flight Centre Travel Group, FCm has access to a worldwide network of airfares, hotels and ground transport options to help clients save on every booking. 

In FCm Australia has teams located across every state and territory. FCm works with a portfolio of blue-chip companies across every industry and is recognised for its unique customer service model and tailored travel programs. Offering customers travel management innovation and procure-to-pay technology, we create high performing programs using better travel ideas that deliver greater savings. Visit

Platinum Partner


SITA is the world's leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions. We deliver and manage business solutions for airline, airport, GDS, government and other customers over the world’s most extensive network, which forms the communications backbone of the global air transport industry. 

In Australia & the Pacific, SITA has been delivering and managing business-critical solutions to the air transport industry since 1969. As a partner dedicated to the air transport industry, we deliver common use solutions, passenger flow management , baggage operations and airport operational systems to all capital city airports in Australia and New Zealand. 

We also provide services for airline management, passenger, flight and aircraft operations and air-to-ground communications to major airlines in the region including Air New Zealand and Qantas. In the context of border security, we partner with the Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC), Australian and New Zealand Customs to ensure an integrated and robust border management system. 

As a community partner, we work with industry organizations to further initiatives in the air transport industry and through SITA Lab, collaborate with our customers to introduce innovation to the air transport industry in Australia. 

With a management team based in Sydney and over 100 customer service staff in satellite offices across the region, SITA enables growth through the delivery of innovative IT solutions with global standards of excellence, best in class customer service and local expertise. 

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Platinum Partner

The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller.

Overall, the Star Alliance network presently offers more than 18,000 daily flights to 1,269 airports in 193 countries. Customers can earn and redeem miles or points when they fly across the network, and those who reach status level can qualify for Gold or Silver Star Alliance status, entitling them to a variety of additional benefits, including extra baggage allowance and priority in boarding and reservations. Star Alliance customers also enjoy a range of additional services - including connection centres and access to more than 1000 airport lounges – designed to improve the travel experience.

Star Alliance members are among the world’s most respected airlines, and all comply with the highest industry standards of customer service, security and technical infrastructure. Together, they offer convenient and comfortable travel to almost any destination in the world.

Our member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air India, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI and United. Integration of Avianca Brasil is currently in progress.

Platinum Partner

SNP Security is a services organisation that is inspired by people and delivering exceptional experiences. We connect with our Partners, Customers and the Communities we serve to create experiences that deliver above and beyond expectations. When designing security and services solutions for the next generation we draw on our 90 years delivering integration and innovation to more than 33,000 customer across Australia.

Platinum Partner

HWL Ebsworth Lawyers is a full service national commercial law firm with a dedicated Transport Group having been at the forefront of the industry for over 100 years.

The Aviation Team comprises lawyers with a real depth of expertise and passion for the aviation industry. For over 25 years, the team has been at the leading edge advising clients on key commercial, regulatory, operational, insurance and finance issues for domestic and international airlines, airports and service providers.

Our team has an intimate understanding of aviation business and operations and their challenges, with some team members having practiced as in-house counsel at domestic and international airlines (in Australia and Asia), as well as overseas at international law firms.

We are accustomed to working closely with commercial and operational management and apply our industry knowledge when providing strategic, commercial and technical advice to clients.

Our connections across the industry include airlines, airports, insurers, governments, regulators and service providers.

We have a particular expertise and strength in Asia, advising entities based in Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Indonesia, PNG and other South Pacific nations. We service clients from our offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Perth, Adelaide and Norwest.

With an unrivalled expertise across the full spectrum of the aviation industry, our Aviation Team is positioned as Australia’s premier full service aviation law firm.

Platinum Partner

Concur® is a leading provider of integrated travel and expense management solutions. Concur's easy-to-use Web-based and mobile solutions help companies, federal agencies and their employees control costs and save time. Concur's open platform enables the entire travel and expense ecosystem of customers, suppliers, and developers to access and extend Concur's T&E cloud. Concur's systems adapt to individual employee preferences and scale to meet the needs of companies from small to large Learn more at or the Concur blog.

Innovation Partner

Amadeus provides the technology that keeps the travel sector in motion – from search and ticketing right through to check-in and departure.

With market share of more than 40% Amadeus is the global leader in travel distribution, delivering the technology and content that enables the success of travel companies globally.                 

A diversity of ideas, culture and language means we are truly close to our customers. Our people are passionate about what they do and believe in clear values: aiming for excellence; taking responsibility; working together; and putting customers first. 

Globally we employ more than 11,000 people across 200 countries, with a local team of over 300 people in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland and Noumea.

Since 2000, world-leading airlines such as British Airways, Qantas and Finnair have contracted Amadeus' Airline IT Services. Additionally, major corporations and travel suppliers use Amadeus technology solutions for: 

  • Sales, reservations, and e-ticketing systems
  • Corporate self-booking tools
  • Customer Service Management for airlines

Amadeus' corporate travel solution, Amadeus e-Travel Management, helps corporations manage their global travel programmes more efficiently and cost-effectively by enabling business travellers plan and purchase their trip while remaining compliant with global travel policy.

Over 6,000 corporations worldwide use Amadeus e-Travel Management to integrate all elements of their travel program into a single intuitive solution. 

Innovation Partner
Competing in travel environment requires a commerce partner that coordinates all methods available into a connected consumer experience. And no one delivers the entire process – from engagement to conversion to delivery to retention – like eBay Enterprise. Our comprehensive approach uncovers unique insights and cross benefits for clients – whether they utilize one or all our services. Either way, the process is more seamless. And more profitable.

When you engage with eBay Enterprise's interactive marketing services divisions, the return on investment is maximized as a result of our carefully developed, solid integrations with our solution platform, business processes and people. From concept to execution, we align our creative energy with your business strategy and brand essence to help you deliver captivating interactive experiences that increase your acquisition of new customers, convert more visitors into buyers, and build significant customer loyalty, driving revenue across multiple channels.

Media Host

Boeing Australia represents the company’s largest operational footprint outside the United States. With more than 3,100 employees at 27 sites and a heritage stretching back more than 86 years, Boeing is an integral part of the aerospace and defence fabric of Australia, offering long-term partnerships based on trust and performance.

Every day, some 120,000 people fly on Boeing aircraft in Australia. On the defence front, Boeing products and services are key components of Australia’s world-class defence capability.

Over the past three years, strong operating results have helped drive onshore revenues totaling some US$8.7 billion, with around US$12.5 billion in orders from both commercial and defence customers.


The world leader in aviation intelligence, OAG is relied upon globally for essential information and insight. Only OAG has the capability to deliver accurate, comprehensive and up-to-the-minute aviation data – and the expertise to convert this information into market-leading intelligence and innovative travel solutions. 

Unique trusted and respected within the industry for over 80 years, OAG is best known for its airline schedules and flight status databases, which holds future and historical flight details for over 900 airlines and more than 4,000 airports. OAG has been at the heart of the air transport industry since the start of commercial flights. Our data and products, unrivalled in their comprehensiveness and accuracy, have become the trusted source for the world's global distribution systems and now drives the internal systems of many travel portals, airlines, airports, air traffic control systems, aircraft manufacturers, and government agencies worldwide.  

OAG’s market leading global airline distribution and aviation analytics services are perfectly complimented by our advanced suite of multi-media products designed for airlines, airports and travel related businesses helping aviation analysts, route development teams, software developers, business travellers and travel arrangers make better business decisions.


Corporate Travel Management is Australia's Best Corporate Travel Management Company, as voted by the AFTA National Travel Industry Awards for 8 of the past 10 years! Head-quartered in Australia, the company employs over 1,450 FTE staff globally and operates out of 37 cities in 15 countries across Australia, Asia, North America and New Zealand. 

Our award winning corporate travel services meet the highly individualised travel needs of companies and their people, through a unique blend of technology and personalised service. Our commitment to tailored travel solutions, market leading technology and exceptional service ensures the maximum return on our clients’ travel investment. 

Our philosophy is a simple one; listen to our clients, understand their needs, deliver above expectations and consistently strive to improve our service offering. If you are seeking an innovative solution to your corporate travel needs, where excellence in service delivery, products and technology are a priority, look no further than Corporate Travel Management.


Rockwell Collins’ ARINC services provide our customers with trusted information management services in the aviation, rail and critical infrastructure sectors. Our seamless information management solutions pair our aviation network services and ground systems infrastructure—along with flight support, communications services and information processing— with information-enabled avionics and communications systems.


4th Dimension (4D) represents the next generation of advisory services for the travel industry. The team at 4th Dimension provides procurement solutions to help companies generate more value from their spend on corporate travel. Working collaboratively with clients in the mid-to-large market, 4th Dimension helps businesses develop tailored strategies to effectively benchmark and analyse travel programs, reduce costs, improve processes and secure direct savings when sourcing airline, hotel and car hire services.

Established as the consulting arm of Flight Centre Travel Group’s corporate division, the 4th Dimension team is based in Sydney but services clients throughout Australia. 4th Dimension  integrates seamlessly with your business using in-house teams that have the technology and experience to deliver targeted travel intelligence to help travel programs remain competitive in an evolving market.  

Providing strategic sourcing guidance, strategic procurement including procurement and category management plans, comparative benchmarking analysis and detailed category spend analysis, the 4th Dimension approach challenges traditional travel management practices with smarter procurement techniques. Starting with a 360 degree analysis of your travel program, and incorporating a highly granular diagnostic of expenditure across every spend category, 4th Dimension applies exceptional auditing skills and analytics to develop tailored savings strategies.

At the core of the 4th Dimension offering is comparative benchmarking based on solid data analysis. Powered by 4D analytics, 4th Dimension benchmarking is reshaping the future of travel management.

Backed by a team of travel, procurement and finance professionals, our team of advisors can show you what 'best practice travel' means for your business. 


META (Manufacturing Excellence Taskforce of Australia) is a collaborative network of high potential manufacturing businesses and researchers aiming to advance Manufacturing.

META brings together a nation-wide network of engaged manufacturing businesses who collaborate with world-class researchers and suppliers. META sees the world through the eyes of Australian manufacturing. We help facilitate openness, collaboration and the establishment of stronger linkages between business, researchers and other components of the manufacturing supply chain so that we can make the manufacturing industry, more agile, truly sustainable and globally competitive, helping to deliver future growth for the nation’s economy.

META is industry led. Through the promotion of leadership and continuous learning, META members will accelerate growth and increase the efficiency and competitiveness of Australia’s manufacturing industry globally.

Global Airline Partner

British Airways is the UK’s largest international scheduled airline, flying to over 550 destinations at convenient times and to the best-located airports. From the very start British Airways has been at the forefront of innovation and progression, from the world’s first daily scheduled flights to the first fully flat bed. 

British Airways offers its customers a wealth of choice, from the cabin they fly in to their desired destination, through to how they book their ticket and check in. Customers can select from Online Check-in, Mobile Check-in and Check-in kiosks at the airport. And whichever journey customers choose, they can be assured of receiving the highest levels of service and customer care from British Airways’ highly trained crew. 

Travel with British Airways is a most rewarding experience.  Apart from being able to earn individual frequent flyer points for chosen oneworld Frequent Flyer programmes when flying British Airways.  British Airways On Business loyalty programme, which is free to join, enables companies to earn valuable On Business Points for employer and employees travel that can be redeemed for upgrades, reward flights and hotel accommodation – making the company travel budget stretch even further.   To find out more visit to view the full terms and conditions and join.

Consulting Partner

Based in Sydney and Paris Areka brings a fresh, independent perspective, delivered by local experts located around the globe- who operate in key travel program areas such as strategy, sourcing, policy design, data consolidation and performance reporting. 

What sets us apart from our competitors: 

Expertise. Areka’s consultants are all seasoned professionals with an average of 10 years’ experience helping clients improve the corporate travel category. Our focus on business travel consulting enables us to attract the best talent in this field and provide proven and innovative solutions to our clients. 

Independence. Our activity is business travel consulting and we work only in the interests of our clients. Our advice is built around a holistic, balanced and independent perspective.

Empowerment. Areka’s aims are to empower our clients through advice that is concrete and fact-based and deliverables that are actionable and designed to optimise our clients’ travel value-chain.

To find out how Areka Consulting can empower you and your organization, visit us at: