All posts tagged "ASTA"

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    ITAA 2018 Conference in Philadelphia: Business Sessions

    To paraphrase Brian Friel, “Philadelphia Here I Come”. The ITAA did just that as they selected this...

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    Travelport Responds to IATA’s NDC Initiative

    In a statement issued in response to the International Air Transport Association’s proposed New Distribution Capability, Travelport has called for “real collaboration” with GDSs and travel agents and for IATA to address the concerns raised by travel agency bodies – which include ECTAA and ASTA. The statement is as follows: Travelport welcomes...

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    IATA Adopts New Distribution Capability Proposal

    The International Air Transport Association Passenger Services Conference has adopted a resolution on a Foundation Standard for a New Distribution Capability during a meeting at the World Passenger Symposium in Abu Dhabi. IATA claims that the NDC will enable airlines to offer more options to customers and to reach them seamlessly across...

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    Will NDC End Airline Fare Comparisons on GDSs?

    If IATA airlines vote later today or tomorrow in Abu Dhabi in favour of a proposed New Distribution Capability the new system could be introduced as early as next year – but travel agent bodies, including ECTAA, ASTA and BTC, are critical of the lack of consultation and are concerned that NDC...