Qatar Airways earns IATA’s New Distribution Capability Level 3 Certification

Airline invests in new technology to give customers faster access to full airfare and travel product information and a better purchase experience DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Dec-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways recently achieved the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) NDC Level 3 Certification, demonstrating its use of the latest technological standards in providing information… Read the full press release

British Airways, Iberia reach New Distribution Capability (NDC) related Agreement with Hogg Robinson Group

LONDON, 2017-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways and Iberia have confirmed today that they have reached a New Distribution Capability (NDC) related Agreement with Hogg Robinson Group. Under this initial Agreement, bookings made by Hogg Robinson Group in key European markets for British Airways and Iberia marketed flights will not be subject to the Distribution… Read the full press release

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) released core Principles and Parameters on IATA Resolution 787

Proposed GBTA-IATA Dialogue Alexandria, VA and Washington DC, 2013-10-30 — / — The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA)—the voice of the global business travel industry— today released core Principles and Parameters relating to the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) proposed New Distribution Capability (“NDC”) and Resolution 787, and also proposed further dialogue with IATA. “GBTA has closely followed the… Read the full press release

IATA 69th Annual General Meeting Reaffirmed Support for New Distribution Capability Initiative

Better Comparison Shopping; Richer Content for Travel Agents Cape Town, 2013-06-03 — / — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) 69th Annual General Meeting (AGM) reaffirmed its support for the New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative. This will develop an open, XML-based distribution standard for data exchange between airlines and travel agents. In a unanimously approved AGM Resolution (pdf),… Read the full press release

IATA assumes Open AXIS license from ATPCO

Geneva, 2013-05-03 — / — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) marked a major milestone in its New Distribution Capability (NDC) initiative with the assignment by Airline Tariff Publishing Company (ATPCO) of its Open AXIS license to IATA. This makes IATA the custodian of the Open AXIS XML schema, with full governance over schema evolution, including… Read the full press release

IATA launches New Distribution Capability (NDC) blog

Promoting Better Understanding of NDC Geneva, 2013-04-24 — / — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) launched a New Distribution Capability (NDC) blog. The blog site will present program updates, commentary and thought leadership pieces regarding the NDC initiative. Since the approval of Resolution 787 last October a vigorous public debate has evolved on how NDC—a new… Read the full press release