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Published Feb 27, 2020 12:00AM


Working with an airline consolidator is a great way to grow your commissions and your career as a travel agent. The ability to set your own markups, beat internet prices, and have 24/7 support are just some of the many benefits you’ll get when you book with a consolidator. However, when choosing a consolidator to work with, you must do your research. Here’s seven qualities you’ll want to see and some red flags to watch out for.

 

What is an airline consolidator

If you’re unfamiliar, airline consolidators are companies who purchase bulk airline tickets and resell them to travel agents at a discounted rate. In doing so, agents can earn a hefty commission for themselves while providing clients with a great deal on airfare. Before you settle on a consolidator, make sure they have the following
characteristics:


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