Sabre found itself with an 8% increase in revenue for the first quarter of 2018, giving it almost $1 billion for a three-month period for the first since it went public in 2014.
The travel tech giant reached $988.4 million in Q1, up from $915.4 million in the same period in 2017.
The increase shows a marginal uptick on the revenue growth year-over-year figure compared to previous year when the company increased 6.5% between first quarters of 2016 and 2017.
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Growth in adjusted EBITDA favoured less well, with only a 1.3% increase year-on-year in the first quarter to $301.3 million.
Within Sabre's individual business units in the first quarter of 2018 the core global distribution business increased revenue by 8.7% to $721.3 million - the best performing part of the business.
Airline tech increased by 6.7% to $206.6 million and hospitality was up 5.8% to $68.1 million.
The former experienced an 11.1% drop in the number of passengers boarded (down from 196 million) in the first quarter, compared to the previous year, due to the end of its hosting contract with Southwest Airlines.
Total air bookings increased by 5.7% over the same period to 134.7 million, with what it claims is a 36.9% share of the market compared to 36.7% in Q1 2017.
President and CEO, Sean Menke, says: "The macro global travel environment in the first quarter was supportive.
"This, combined with new business activity, drove strong bookings growth in Travel Network, a solid increase in passengers boarded on a consistent carrier basis in Airline Solutions and continued robust hotel transactions in Hospitality Solutions.
"We are progressing well against our prioritized initiatives and believe we are positioned to deliver strong full-year financial results."
The results coincide an agreement with Amazon Web Services as part of Sabre's shift to cloud-based services.
The pair's existing agreement covered hosting of a number of Sabre applications across the business.
Chief information officer, Joe DiFonzo, explains: "Moving our services to the cloud is an essential decision for our business and for our customers.
"By working with AWS, we can accelerate the evolution of our next-generation microservices-enabled technology platform at the center of the business of travel."