[UPDATE, June 10: Amadeus clarified comments on NDC, which may have given some readers the wrong impression. This article contains revised quotes.]
Egencia in March began selling bag checks online to European customers. It's another example of a corporate travel distributor making gains on access to ancillary airline options.
In partnership with Amadeus, the service is available on 14 airlines. It lets travelers avoid paying for checked baggage at the airport, going to the airline's website after booking the ticket or asking agents for help.
Egencia vice president for global marketing and product Michael . . .