Dear airlines, is it time for a rethink?
When companies external to travel say it’s time to embrace something new, it can often be taken with a pinch of salt. But, when it comes from within the industry, maybe it’s time to sit up and pay attention. Enter CAPA chief Peter Harbison who gave an aviation industry update at last week’s CAPA conference in Dublin. Source
Is NDC bringing some order as Lufthansa connects TMCs?
Airlines that are implementing flavours of the IATA New Distribution Capability standard are, ironically, adding complexity to air distribution. And, so far, this goes against initial claims that NDC would simplify distribution. Source
The New Wave of Booking Tech That’s Disrupting How Airlines Sell Tickets
Airlines have tended to only use IT systems that have been around for decades. This has been particularly true of the booking engines on their websites that consumers and corporate travel managers use to buy tickets. Source
5 drivers accelerating mobile travel in 2017
Mobile is becoming a critical means to winning traveller loyalty. Underpinning this growing shift are two critical facts that can no longer be ignored. Source
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