Airline Industry Retailing Symposium (AIRS) will focus on how changes in distribution and payment are paving the way for a new era of airline retailing

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Sep-14 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the Airline Industry Retailing Symposium (AIRS), formerly part of the World Passenger Symposium (WPS), will focus on how changes in distribution and payment are paving the way for a new era of airline retailing. “Initiatives like the New Distribution Capability… Read the full press release

IATA: Transparency in Payments (TIP) implemented in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets

Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that Transparency in Payments (TIP) has been implemented in the Finland, Norway and Sweden markets. TIP, which is being introduced in conjunction with NewGen ISS, is an industry initiative focused on providing airlines with increased transparency and control in the collection of their sales… Read the full press release

IATA: PAConf approves full implementation of the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS) initiative

Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Nov-24 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the Passenger Agency Conference (PAConf), composed of IATA’s member airlines, adopted Resolutions for the full implementation of the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS) initiative. NewGen ISS represents the most extensive and ambitious modernization of the IATA Billing and… Read the full press release

IATA moves toward implementing the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced key milestones toward implementing the New Generation of IATA Settlement Systems (NewGen ISS). Edenred and Multiservice Technology Solutions (MSTS) were selected to implement the IATA EasyPay payment solution for travel agents in more than 100 markets. IATA also announced that Featurespace was selected to… Read the full press release

IATA: Passenger Services Conference (PSC) adopted Resolution on a standard for the ONE Order initiative

Dubai, 2016-Oct-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that the Passenger Services Conference (PSC) adopted a Resolution on a standard for the ONE Order initiative. Leveraging the data communication advances from the New Distribution Capability, ONE Order will modernize and simplify airline order management, including the delivery, fulfilment and accounting… Read the full press release

IATA launches New Distribution Capability Certification Registry

DUBLIN, 2016-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced the launch of the New Distribution Capability (NDC) Certification Registry to recognize those companies that have implemented part or all of the NDC technical standard. The Registry lists airlines, travel agents and aggregators (such as global distribution systems) that have achieved NDC certification… Read the full press release

IATA expands activities to prevent payment fraud in the air travel industry

Geneva, 2016-1-8 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced it is expanding its activities to prevent payment fraud in the air travel industry. Payment fraud costs the industry an estimated $858 million annually, approximately $639 million of which is borne by airlines and the remainder by other participants in the travel value… Read the full press release

Amadeus and United Airlines launch Amadeus’ Airline Ancillary Services Solution using NDC-XML (v1.0) connectivity

* Launch marks the travel industry’s first NDC-XML (v1.0) enabled connectivity for travel agency distribution in North America * Amadeus subscribers in the U.S. can now easily and efficiently book the carrier’s extra-legroom seating Madrid, Spain and Chicago, IL, USA, 2014-9-5 — /Travel PR News/ — Amadeus and United Airlines today announced the successful launch… Read the full press release