May 2017 Best Links from the Web

By Hélène Dubos | From the Web

Jun 12


Here’s your round-up of the most important news and views in the commercial aviation space in May 2017. We’ve scoured the web to bring you the information you need to keep on top of the latest developments in the sector. Enjoy!

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

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Is NDC bringing some order as Lufthansa connects TMCs?

Is NDC bringing some order as Lufthansa connects travel management firms?

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

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The New Wave of Booking Tech That’s Disrupting How Airlines Sell Tickets

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

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5 drivers accelerating mobile travel in 2017

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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