Articles tagged “arc”

New Efforts to Bridge the Flight Booking Gap

New Efforts to Bridge the Flight Booking Gap

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

The competitive balance has shifted in corporate travel as airlines have improved their booking tools. Some industry veterans are trying to better connect both sides of the equation.

1 month ago

Airline-Owned ARC Buys NuTravel to Connect Airlines With Travel Management Companies

Airline-Owned ARC Buys NuTravel to Connect Airlines With Travel Management Companies

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Airlines are starting to realize that better communication with travel management companies can benefit both sides. ARC wants to play a major role in this period of transition.

1 month ago

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How Travel Agencies Are Winning Over Customers and Airlines in a Fragmented Industry

How Travel Agencies Are Winning Over Customers and Airlines in a Fragmented Industry

Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) + Skift

In search of a competitive edge, price transparency, and the ability to offer better service to their customers, travel agencies find value in indisputable data provided by aggregators such as Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC).

2 months ago

Travel Agencies Have Long Struggled With Southwest. Now This Is Changing

Travel Agencies Have Long Struggled With Southwest. Now This Is Changing

Isaac Carey, Skift

Southwest has been a thorn in the side of many travel management companies. Now they have a shot at a mutually beneficial relationship with the airline.

4 months ago

United President Quashes Rumors He Might Jump Back to American Airlines

United President Quashes Rumors He Might Jump Back to American Airlines

Sean O'Neill, Skift

United's Scott Kirby has pledged to remain as president of the airline despite rumors to the contrary. But that won't quell talk about whether American Airlines' CEO Doug Parker will last through the year.

5 months ago

Southwest Joins NDC Exchange for More Efficient Airline Booking

Southwest Joins NDC Exchange for More Efficient Airline Booking

Isaac Carey, Skift

Sure enough, more travel companies are starting to inch toward direct booking. Southwest has always been a leader in this area among the big U.S. carriers, and this move will help it do more business with corporate travelers.

7 months ago

Airline Group Turns to Blockchain to Bypass Entrenched Distribution Systems

Airline Group Turns to Blockchain to Bypass Entrenched Distribution Systems

Dennis Schaal, Skift

There have been several new technologies, from the New Distribution Capability to direct-connect, and blockchain, that have at times shown promise in easing the grip of the global distribution systems. For the last 20 years, the incumbent distributors have always managed to exert or shore up their roles.

1 year ago