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    NDC

    March 1, 2018

    NDC: A Win-Win-Win for Airlines, Agents and Travelers

    Every industry tends to orbit around a narrow band of ever-evolving open technology standards. From automotive and insurance to telecoms and travel, “openness” helps players be efficient, transparent and flexible. Best case, it fuels innovation by...

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    NDC

    June 1, 2018

    The evolution of modern airline retailing

    AIRLINE RETAILING(air·line \ -līn \ re·tail·ing \ rē-tā-liŋ )The process of pricing and packaging air and non-air products and selling those products consistently across all channels. This ensures the right offers are targeted appropriately to travelers...

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    NDC

    August 14, 2018

    A Win-Win-Win for the Travel Ecosystem

    The global distribution system (GDS) has always been a central part of the modern travel ecosystem. In our role as a data aggregator and travel technology provider, we support all players–from airlines, travel agencies and other...

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    NDC

    September 28, 2018

    Innovating Beyond NDC

    IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) opens new possibilities for airline retailing and has the potential to deliver value to key players across the travel ecosystem. Alone, however, it is only a standard and doesn’t drive innovation....

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    NDC

    January 16, 2019

    Four steps to get started on your NDC journey

    The time for the travel industry to transform into intelligent retailers is now. Airlines and agencies are focused on new NDC retailing and distribution capabilities to support this transformation. The technology is here. Now what? At...

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    NDC

    February 9, 2019

    Partner Perspective: NDC as an evolution, not a revolution

    For the first time in the history of travel, NDC brings airlines and travel agencies together to share the rich content they need to provide a truly personalized customer experience. NDC is an evolution in air...

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    NDC

    September 21, 2020

    Driving NDC forward as an aggregator

    Distributing confidence via NDC To boost travelers’ confidence about boarding planes, booking rooms and hosting events, travel companies are focused on delivering better and safer end-to-end experiences. By supporting the distribution of more personalized offers and...

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    NDC

    January 6, 2021

    New distribution agreement with the Lufthansa Group

    Sabre has concluded a new distribution agreement with the the Lufthansa Group, to include Austrian Airlines (OS), Lufthansa (LH), SWISS (LX), Air Dolomiti (EN) and Brussels Airlines (SN), ensuring uninterrupted access to the airline group’s traditional (EDIFACT) content, currently...

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    NDC

    March 1, 2021

    Partner Perspective: Charlene Wee of Singapore Airlines

    Singapore Airlines (SQ) continues to expand its NDC content: Sabre-connected agencies in most of Europe and Asia are now able to book SQ’s NDC content. NDC is at the heart of Singapore Airlines’ distribution strategy and...

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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...

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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

    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...