BCD Travel signs up to the Qantas Channel and access to a wider range of fares and content

BCD Travel has signed an agreement with Qantas Airways to participate in its Qantas Channel which officially comes into place from 01-Aug-2019 as part of…..

Privatisation will help drive and speed up innovation for Travelport – President & CEO Gordon Wilson shares his thoughts

At the end of May-2019, five-and-a-half months after it was first announced, travel technology specialist Travelport entered private ownership following the completion of its acquisition…..

Travelport’s spotlight on NDC around the world

Travelport Global Head of New Distribution Ian Heywood, often joins CAPA – Centre for Aviation at its global summits around the world to share his…..

Amadeus sees increased ‘competitive positioning’ in 1Q2019 despite unfavourable market conditions and regional variances

Within what could easily be defined as a complex travel industry environment, IT specialist Amadeus has maintained good momentum into 2019, with healthy growth levels…..

ANA selects OpenJaw Technologies to support its NDC journey and distribution partners will be able to link directly to the carrier’s reservation systems from later this year

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways (ANA) has selected OpenJaw Technologies to modernise its retailing capabilities and create a New Distribution Capability (NDC) platform. The partnership…..

Sabre begins live testing of its NDC offers with United Airlines and Beyond NDC agency partners

Sabre Corporation has released its first set of New Distribution Capability (NDC) APIs with launch carrier, United Airlines. Sabre’s Beyond NDC agency partners are using…..

Beyond the new reality – IATA confident of hitting its 20:20 NDC vision

The next year is a key period for IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard as the association’s “Leaderboard” airlines work towards a goal of having…..

Travelport and JAL combine to operate GDS tailored to the needs of the Japanese travel industry

Japan Airlines (JAL) and Travelport Worldwide will establish a new joint venture company to operate a Global Distribution System (GDS) tailored to the needs of…..

Video of the week – The future of corporate travel, the evolving role of the TMC and the impact of NDC

The corporate travel sector today is changing, but what are the key drivers of change across the business travel industry? The evolving role of the…..

Singapore Airlines emerges as IATA’s NDC poster child for Asia

Singapore Airlines (SIA) has emerged as the leader in Asia for adopting and embracing IATA’s National Distribution Capability (NDC). While most airlines in the region…..