The European Commission has a pending report due on the state of GDS distribution regulation in Europe.
FairSearch, the US lobbying group created originally to fight the mighty Google after the purchase of ITA Software was announced in 2010, is heading across the Atlantic.
A rather big and messy storm of a story has taken another twist in Europe after IATA was found in breach of flight data regulations on its PaxIS product.
A European Commission review of the regulatory framework overseeing the role the global distribution systems has hit its first stumbling block: a predictable delay in gathering responses.
Another nail in the potential coffin of the existing GDS Code of Conduct after Amadeus said it supported the idea of regulation but others in the distribution foodchain should also face scrutiny.
First significant sign of dissent from a major player in travel technology after Travelport CEO Gordon Wilson questioned the relevancy of the GDS Code of Conduct in Europe.
Regulators are to review the Code of Conduct overseeing global distribution systems in Europe – a process which could eventually see fundamental changes being made to reflect the new marketplace.