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Lufthansa Greases NDC Rails With Agency Incentive, ‘Exclusive’ Ancillary Sales

Lufthansa Group in January will begin paying travel agencies one euro each time their customers fly on a ticket booked through an NDC-enabled channel. In…

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British Airways, Iberia Raise Distribution Surcharge

British Airways and Iberia said that on Sept. 18 they would increase the surcharge applied to bookings that don’t go through “an NDC-based connection or…

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GBTA Convention Highlights Push For ‘Omni-Channel’ Airline Distribution

San Diego – Participants at last week’s Global Business Travel Association convention showed a stronger spirit of collaboration on alternative airline distribution than in years…

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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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Delta Asserts Support Of GDSs, Targets This Year To Test New APIs

Delta Air Lines expects to start piloting its new application programming interfaces with distribution intermediaries by the end of the year. While those APIs will…

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Jeff Klee On The Industry Fiddling With NDC While Rome Burns

The New Distribution Capability furnished by the International Air Transport Association is several years in the making. At least a few more are required for…

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Mark Meader On IATA’s One Order

[CORRECTION, June 28, 2018: The International Air Transport Association projects its New Distribution Capability initiative to achieve critical mass by 2020, not 2022 as originally…

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