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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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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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TMCs Get To Work On NDC

[CORRECTION, July 13, 2018: The original version of this article incorrectly identified one of the owners of Atriis. Along with Israel’s Amsalem, the other co-owner…

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IATA Fully Certifies Amadeus For Distribution Using NDC

Amadeus became the tenth company in IATA’s New Distribution Capability program certified as a Level-3 aggregator, according to IATA’s NDC Registry. Amadeus previously achieved Level…

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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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Lufthansa More Than Doubles Direct Channel Discount On Some Fares

According to published reports in Europe, Lufthansa Group on April 5 began discounting by 20 euros some short-haul economy-class roundtrip fares when booked through direct…

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Mike Premo On What NDC Means For Corporate Travel Managers

Sitting at the nexus of travel agencies and airlines, ARC is well-positioned to understand the needs of both sides. Today’s advisor, ARC president and CEO…

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