Egencia Bags Incremental Advance On Ancillaries

By | June 7, 2016

[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 . . .

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Author: Jay Campbell

Jay Campbell in 2004 created travel business newsletter The Beat, in 2006 co-founded Travel Procurement magazine and in 2010 integrated them into Northstar Travel Media’s BTN Group. He served as editorial director until 2013. Jay made his travel industry media debut in 1993 at the Air Travel Journal of Boston while earning his undergraduate degree in journalism at Boston University.