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    NDC

    May 19, 2022

    Booking classes and fare filing—will those evolve too?

    As you’ve probably gathered by now, IATA’s vision for a future based on an Offer and Order model is coming—and we’re all in.  We’ve previously outlined that this future model will bring about a streamlining of...

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    NDC

    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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    Retailing & Merchandising

    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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    NDC

    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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    NDC

    October 6, 2021

    Emirates will distribute NDC content through the Sabre Central Marketplace

    Today, October 6, 2021, Sabre announced a new distribution agreement with Emirates which reinstates access to the airline’s content in the Sabre travel marketplace. This multi-year agreement will provide Sabre-connected travel buyers and agencies with long-term...

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    NDC

    September 8, 2021

    Finnair NDC pilot is live

    We’re now piloting NDC offers from Finnair! With Finnair’s extensive network covering destinations in Europe, Asia and North America, access to the carrier’s NDC content is expected to be highly relevant to travel buyers in the...

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    NDC

    September 1, 2021

    New distribution agreement with Qatar Airways

    On August 31, 2021, we announced our new distribution agreement with Qatar Airways, strengthening our partnership so the airline can enjoy Sabre’s global reach and leading position in corporate travel. We’re particularly excited about our implementation...

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    NDC

    July 1, 2021

    Singapore Airlines: new markets and capabilities

    Three enablers of scalability – content, capabilities, and coverage – guide our work on the Beyond NDC program. During the first half of 2021, we expanded access to NDC offers from Singapore Airlines (SQ), one of...

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    NDC

    April 14, 2021

    Partner Perspective: Why standardization is critical for NDC

    We sat down (virtually) with Arjun Gupta from United Airlines and Nicola Ping of Flight Centre to discuss the strategic value of NDC, the importance of standardization and how Sabre has supported their NDC journeys.

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    NDC

    April 8, 2021

    Partner Perspective: Nathan Smeulders of Qantas

    Agencies in Australia and New Zealand can now order NDC content from Qantas. To mark this milestone, we spoke to Nathan Smeulders, Senior Distribution Manager at Qantas, about the exciting content we can expect to see...

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    NDC

    March 30, 2021

    Qantas NDC offers are live in Australia and New Zealand

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of Qantas NDC content in our global travel marketplace! In March 2021, the airline’s NDC offers went live through the Sabre GDS in Australia and New Zealand, with plans...

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    NDC

    March 29, 2021

    Going Beyond NDC in 2021

    As 2020 fades further into the rearview mirror, NDC remains a priority for Sabre as we look toward travel recovery in 2021 and beyond. We continue to be well-positioned, as both an aggregator and airline IT...