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Articles tagged “new distribution capability”

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Airlines

Scalability is Key to Driving Adoption of New Distribution Capability Standards

When it comes to implementing and adopting the New Distribution Capability standards for airline retailing, there needs to be a strong focus on enabling scalability, across the entire retailing, distribution, and fulfillment process.

Scalability is Key to Driving Adoption of New Distribution Capability Standards

Business Travel

Southwest Joins NDC Exchange for More Efficient Airline Booking

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.

Southwest Joins NDC Exchange for More Efficient Airline Booking
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Airlines

How Travel Agencies Should Think About New Airline Distribution Tech

Travel agencies can benefit substantially from the level of personalization that NDC offers, but they have to develop new technological capabilities to realize those benefits.

How Travel Agencies Should Think About New Airline Distribution Tech

Business Travel

TravelPerk Partners With Lufthansa for Direct Booking

TravelPerk’s reveal comes on the heels of TripActions’ announcement earlier this month. So what travel management company will be next to offer direct distribution?

TravelPerk Partners With Lufthansa for Direct Booking

Travel Booking

Why Etraveli’s Airline Tech Deal Could Catch Airbnb’s Eye

We don't know much about Airbnb's thinking about launching a flights product, but an unrelated acquisition by Etraveli Group shines a light on some of the business issues Airbnb needs to consider as it crafts a strategy.

Why Etraveli’s Airline Tech Deal Could Catch Airbnb’s Eye

Online Travel

Amadeus Begins Powering Next-Gen Airline Selling Via Online Agencies

Online travel agencies have been late to the airline sector push to sell airfares and other products in more modern ways. Travix has reached a milestone, though, with the help of tech firm Amadeus, and its story suggests the outline of future trends.

Amadeus Begins Powering Next-Gen Airline Selling Via Online Agencies

Business Travel

Qantas to Levy Surcharges on Travel Agencies That Don’t Join Program Starting in August

In Australia, the New Distribution Capability is moving from a vague concept to an active business model, as Qantas urges travel agents to sign up to a new channel with expanded content. Those who miss the June 30 deadline could lose out on some enhancements but also face new fees for airline bookings.

Qantas to Levy Surcharges on Travel Agencies That Don’t Join Program Starting in August