New York — Sabre in 2011 paid a total of $647 million in travel agency incentives, according to evidence in the US Airways v. Sabre trial here. About one-third of that went to four big corporate agencies — American Express Global Business Travel, BCD Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and HRG.
Newly revealed evidence shows specific totals for CWT and GBT (see table below).
Sabre's 2014 IPO registration statement indicated that 2011 incentives paid were $20 million higher than the prior . . .