Articles tagged “ATPCO”

Airlines Will Tap New Tech in These Uncertain Times to Make It Easier to Change Restricted Tickets

Airlines Will Tap New Tech in These Uncertain Times to Make It Easier to Change Restricted Tickets

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Many travelers no longer want to take some trips this year for various reasons, even if their flights haven't been canceled. A new automated solution will speed up the pace at which airlines can rebook passengers by overriding the restrictions on tickets bought before the crisis.

4 weeks ago

Overcoming Fears and Trepidation: Helping the Corporate Traveler Get Back On Board

Overcoming Fears and Trepidation: Helping the Corporate Traveler Get Back On Board

Matthew Parsons, Skift

It's becoming increasingly clear there’s no one-size-fits-all method to restart corporate travel, as companies will need the right combination of internal processes, government approvals, and traveler sentiment. It could be a long wait.

1 month ago

Amadeus and Sabre Sign Up for New Approach to Flight Selling

Amadeus and Sabre Sign Up for New Approach to Flight Selling

Sean O'Neill, Skift

New deals mean that offline and online travel agencies will more quickly and commonly see richly descriptive details about what any given airfare includes, such as facts about legroom and photos of premium class seats. But don't hold your breath in anticipation. Travel sellers have to wait another five years before next-gen selling will become the norm for agents.

8 months ago

Skyscanner Wants to Be Instagram-Like in Selling Flights

Skyscanner Wants to Be Instagram-Like in Selling Flights

Sean O'Neill, Skift

We can shop for TVs and clothes on our phone, but booking flights remains stubbornly old school. Skyscanner is one of a few online players working with airlines to fix that.

9 months ago

Airfare Clearinghouse Promotes Routehappy Execs to Fit New Data Strategy

Airfare Clearinghouse Promotes Routehappy Execs to Fit New Data Strategy

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Fare-filing clearinghouse ATPCO has announced changes in its c-suite. So we checked in to see how it's progressing on its modernization effort. The challenges are daunting.

1 year ago

TripActions Adopts U.S. Airlines’ Next-Generation Storefront Effort

TripActions Adopts U.S. Airlines’ Next-Generation Storefront Effort

Sean O'Neill, Skift

American, Delta, and United have partnered with tech firm ATPCO and business travel startup TripActions to show how they want their fares displayed on websites other than their own. Expect others to follow this model.

1 year ago

Air Canada Begins Using a New Way to Distribute Fares to Partners

Air Canada Begins Using a New Way to Distribute Fares to Partners

Sean O'Neill, Skift

New technologies, practices, and vendors are emerging to help airlines distribute their airfares. The new landscape is complex. But Air Canada's latest effort reveals at least one part of the emerging picture.

2 years ago

Airline Data Powerhouse Buys Routehappy in Bid for Transformation

Airline Data Powerhouse Buys Routehappy in Bid for Transformation

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks? ATPCO's first acquisition in its 53-year history shows that rich content will play a huge role in the air distribution marketplace.

2 years ago

Airline Data Powerhouse Needs to Evolve as Fast as Airfares Have

Airline Data Powerhouse Needs to Evolve as Fast as Airfares Have

Sean O'Neill, Skift

The fare-filing clearinghouse ATPCO needs to adapt to airline distribution's rapid changes. Much depends on whether its new CEO can boost the organization's metabolism.

3 years ago