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    April 13, 2022

    Why should airlines care about offers and orders?

    In part one of our new series, we examined how transitioning to an offer and order model would greatly enhance the traveler experience by addressing key pain points. Now, we turn our attention to airlines, exploring...

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    April 27, 2022

    What’s the future of the PSS?

    While there has been much talk and debate since IATA published their vision of a world of Offers and Orders, the Passenger Service System (PSS) is a critical piece of the airline ecosystem that will not...

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    February 28, 2022

    What’s in store for NDC in 2022

    Going Beyond NDC in 2022: Completing the Foundation for Offer and Order-based Retailing Since its inception, we’ve viewed our NDC program as a technical means to a more personalized retailing end. We named our program “Beyond...

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    March 31, 2022

    What does ‘Beyond NDC’ mean?

    In 2018, when we formalized our NDC program, we named it ‘Beyond NDC.’ But how can you go beyond NDC when we haven’t even arrived yet? Our program is about more than just checking boxes on...

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    June 16, 2022

    What do offers and orders mean for agencies?

    We may still be a very long way from the death of the PNR, but all signs are pointing towards its days being numbered. Will travel agencies be ready when that last day arrives? Read on...

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    September 6, 2022

    Video: Why is NDC still a hot topic?

    An initiative impacting the entire ecosystem We’ve seen NDC a lot of attention over the years, which is primarily because it’s a multi-faceted industry initiative that is impacting the entire ecosystem. At its core, NDC is...

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    September 19, 2022

    Video: What we’ve learned since launching NDC

    We’ve been live with NDC since March 2021 Shopping response times need to improve As we’ve completed integrations with airlines, we continue to see challenges with getting shopping responses back in an acceptable time frame. So,...

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    August 31, 2022

    Video: NDC roadmap highlights with Kathy Morgan

    2022 is a very exciting year for Beyond NDC! We think about progress in this area across three key dimensions. One is around airline integrations the second is around market expansion and the third is around...

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    August 2, 2021

    Video: Get started with NDC content in Sabre Red 360

    Start booking NDC offers in Sabre Red 360 Review: Read the NDC airline entries on Sabre Central Marketplace. As needed, discuss your plans to activate NDC capabilities with your mid and back-office application and online booking...

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    May 24, 2021

    Value brings volume

    On April 28-29, 2021, our Sabre product team hosted its fifth Beyond NDC Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meeting. The virtual gathering brought together over 50 NDC thought leaders from airlines, agencies, corporations and corporate booking tools...

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    February 16, 2022

    Unlocking innovation with NDC

    Creating a more robust marketplace for personalized travel requires innovation across the three domains of retailing, distribution and fulfillment. Part of that innovation involves leaning into a technical and operational model based on Offers and Orders....

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    January 13, 2022

    Understanding today’s NDC landscape with Paul Tilstone of Festive Road

    The following interview was a featured segment in the NDC is NOW webinar hosted in December 2021. Kathy Morgan: NDC has been a hot topic in the travel industry for a while now. At Sabre, we talk...