Datalex Grows its Airline Travel Retail Expertise in China

August 2, 2017

Beijing, China, 02 August 2017 – Datalex, the global market leader in digital commerce for travel retailers, has added to its team of airline retail experts in China by appointing Sai Li as Vice President of Sales, China.

Sai Li will be responsible for driving Datalex’s sales growth in China and the region. Sai has held numerous commercial, technology and innovation sales roles in the airline and travel industry. Most recently he was Sales Manager at Amadeus, working with airlines to drive their direct sales with online technology solutions. Prior to Amadeus, Sai worked for Skyscanner as Sales Manager (Flights), contracting Chinese airlines in meta-search deals and leading the growth of sales for Skyscanner’s facilitated booking solution in China. Sai has also worked for Hainan Airlines as Sales Manager based in Singapore.

Commenting on his appointment, Sai said: “I am excited to join Datalex in China at this time. The current market opportunity for airlines is extensive in the region and this is reflected in the growth of Datalex’s team in China. Datalex is well placed to play a key role in helping ambitious airlines to take full advantage of this market opportunity as they pursue their own growth objectives, and I look forward to helping our clients achieve this.”

Datalex SVP Global Sales, Dominic Clarke said: “With his vast airline and technology experience, as well as his in-depth understanding of travel retail, Sai is a great fit for the team here at Datalex. We are delighted to welcome him onboard. His appointment is an exciting step forward as we continue to drive our future growth not only in China, but also in the region and globally.”

About Datalex

Datalex is a market leader in digital commerce for travel retailers. The Datalex Commerce Platform enables a travel marketplace of over one billion shoppers covering every corner of the globe, driven by some of the world’s most innovative airline retail brands. Its customers include Aer Lingus, Air China, Air Malta, Air Transat, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Hainan Group, HP Enterprise Services, IBM, JetBlue Airways, Lufthansa Group, Philippine Airlines, SITA, STA Travel, Swiss International Air Lines and Virgin Australia. The company is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, and maintains offices across Europe, USA and China. Datalex is a publicly listed company and is listed on the Irish Stock Exchange (ISE: DLE). Learn more at or follow on Twitter @datalex.


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