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…..

United sees more upsell opportunities for branded fares across a larger number of channels

Fare segmentation is now a staple in the airline business worldwide, and US airlines have enjoyed solid upsell rates from their basic economy offerings. The…..

A road to revolution? NDC marks key milestones as Travelport concludes ‘first’ ticket sale and Skyscanner joins NDC Exchange

IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) has been around now for some time, but this week it took a significant step forward after it emerged that…..

More airline majors sign-up and add weight to the SITA and ATPCO NDC Exchange platform

In Aug-2018 Air Canada became the first global airline to process a NDC (New Distribution Capability) production transaction via the NDC Exchange platform developed by…..

Air Canada advances its product distribution capabilities as it makes its first NDC exchange connection

The air transport industry is experiencing an evolution in the distribution of airline content and ATPCO and SITA have confirmed Air Canada has now processed…..