The airlines’ main lobbying organization does a point-by-point rebuttal of a draft letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood asking the Secretary to reject IATA‚Äôs application covering the New Distribution Capability.
The Gray Lady officially announced its deep skepticism about the New Distribution Capability (NDC), the airlines’ proposal for revised standards for how airlines provide airfare content to end users. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) responds.
A proposal for revised standards for how airlines provide airfare content to end users probably won’t replace GDSs. But that doesn’t mean the effort is useless.
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Imagine yourself walking into a grocery store. The shelves are stocked full of brightly labeled cans and boxes of goods. You gaze in awe at the vast selection of product.
The industry reacts to a vote by IATA airlines today to adopt new open standards of distribution of air tickets and ancillaries through travel agents.
In October, the airline industry will propose new processes be adopted by the four mammoth Global Distribution Systems: Abacus, Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelport.
A year on from securing a $5 million funding round, TravelShark CEO Sue Heilbronner has quit the company for a new role with a payment system provider.
innRoad, which offers a Web-based property management system for independent hotels, picked up $5.8 million in a Series B financing round.
Sabre made some money in 2011, but its Travelocity business, beset by a decline in transaction revenue and unfavorable new airline agreements, dragged those numbers down.