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AA Enables Corporate Bundles Through Three TMCs

American Airlines last month began distributing a corporate bundle via its NDC-compliant API to clients of three travel management companies. AmTrav, Marplay in Mexico and…

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United Wants To Grow Its Clutch Of Alternative Distribution Options With NDC-Compliant Corporate Bundles For Concur Users

New York – United Airlines is working to begin pilot tests with multiple corporate clients of negotiated, “dynamic” fare bundles facilitated by New Distribution Capability-compliant…

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United Airlines Adds Financial Services Speciality Among Sales Team Tweaks

United Airlines made several changes to its sales structure since Jake Cefolia took the reins in August. It put a greater focus on specializing in…

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As Delta Tests Free Wi-Fi, Many Airlines Tinker With Contracts And Capabilities

Delta Air Lines is testing free inflight Wi-Fi. JetBlue Airways already provides it. If an official Delta program emerged, that would pressure other carriers. It…

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As Airline Incentives To Agencies Continue To Rise, A Startup Aims To Help Both Sides Manage It All

Supplier revenue is important to travel agencies. Marketshare and incremental volume are important to airlines. A startup wants to provide both sides a platform for…

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Delta Wants Star Ratings As A New Standard, United Doesn’t

United Airlines isn’t into the star component of an emerging program for displaying airline products and airfare attributes. Delta had been hoping for a standard…

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Blockchain: It Takes A Village

New York — Tech thinkers from corporate travel agencies, airlines, investment firms and others gathered Wednesday for the first Blockchain In Travel Summit, hosted by…

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