webMethods (WEBM) was up 18.11% in midafternoon trading on high volume.

In a press release, the B2B software company announced a deal with e-commerce marketplace

Aeroxchange

to provide software to handle transactions between its member airlines.

The initial implementation will involve ten airlines and several suppliers, the company said. Aeroxchange represents 31 airlines on six continents. The release did not give information on the deal's potential revenue impact.