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Evolving Content Needs Highlight Differences Among Self-Booking Tools

Under the threat of increased content fragmentation, travel management companies and corporate travel booking tools can earn their stripes by integrating multiple sources. Each has its…

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A Few Minutes With Cory Garner

It’s as if he never left! Jay Campbell this week spoke for about eight minutes with American Airlines VP for sales and distribution strategy Cory…

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AA’s Concur TripLink Program Goes Live This Week

Announced more than two years ago, integration between American Airlines and SAP Concur’s TripLink program is going live for North America-based TripLink users this week. This…

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AA Builds Reporting Portal As Big Three U.S. Carriers Share More Client Data, Push Soft Benefits

The three major U.S. network airlines are big on providing account-specific information. This can relate to spending, contract performance, ancillary services and operational metrics. Delta…

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Amadeus Adds American Airlines, BCD Travel To NDC Program

Continuing the furious pace of NDC-related announcements around the industry, Amadeus said American Airlines and BCD Travel agreed to join its NDC-X program. AA is…

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Sabre Signs AA, American Express GBT, CWT And Flight Centre To Build Out NDC Workflows

American Airlines, American Express Global Business Travel, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Flight Centre Travel Group joined with Sabre to develop, integrate and test New Distribution Capability-enabled offers…

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What’s Behind The Upsurge In Airline Commissions?

Total commissions paid to travel agencies by U.S. airlines in 2017 reversed a 20-year trend and jumped 15 percent year over year, according to U.S….

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