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The hotel industry is fragmented, and so are the standards it uses to categorize its data. The industry would be better able …

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Some technology veterans think little of the airlines’ effort to adopt standards for its programming languages — called the New Distribution Capability …

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Since Sunday, the airline trade organization has been showing of its official simulation of a desktop interface using fare information based on its New Distribution Capability (NDC).

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Screenshots of Farelogix’s desktop product shows how agents mights sell ancillaries distributed directly by the airlines via the New Distribution Capability (NDC).


An executive at the Madrid-based GDS talks to Tnooz about an industry proposal to change the standards for airline distribution communications — and what may come afterward.

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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’s application covering the New Distribution Capability.

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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.


In October, the airline industry will propose new processes be adopted by the four mammoth Global Distribution Systems: Abacus, Amadeus, Sabre, and Travelport.


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