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November 13, 2017

Can airlines speed up their adoption of technology? And should they?

Wanted to make sure you saw this piece published today in Tnooz as a follow up to WPS.

 

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October 31, 2017

ARC's Doug Mangold

At its annual TravelConnect conference in Washington this month, ARC announced that it has enhanced its settlement platform to support IATA's New Distribution Capability (NDC). The upgraded capability will go into testing with two as-yet unnamed airlines next year. Airlines editor Robert Silk caught up with ARC vice president of product Doug Mangold to discuss the change, as well as ARC's NDC strategy.

 

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September 15, 2017

5 Important Airline Merchandising Trends

How does this relate to the challenges airlines face with their digital merchandising? How do the ancillary revenue dilemmas I’d discussed with airline pros over the last three days fit into this picture? Why do you need to connect a great digital user experience with effective ancillary merchandising?

 

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September 12, 2017

APEX Original: The ABCs of IATA's NDC

With the release of NDC 17.2, IATA is confident that its distribution standard has matured since its chaotic inception. To drive adoption and correct the misconception that NDC is a GDS bypass, IATA is continuing to prioritize communication about what the standard is and how it can benefit the travel industry as a whole.

 

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August 07, 2017

Channel Shock: The Future of Travel Distribution

Skift spoke to executives at the world’s largest travel distribution technology companies about how they are moving forward in the marketplace, along with leaders at smaller technology companies providing solutions for areas where global distribution system technology has lagged.

 

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August 03, 2017

Flight-Search Company Vayant Travel Sold to PROS for $35 Million

PROS (Pricing and Revenue Optimization Solutions), a cloud software company, has bought Vayant Travel Technologies, a privately held flight-search technology vendor, for $35 million in cash.

 

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August 02, 2017

American Airlines Revives Direct-Connect Moves While Sabre Questions Feasibility

It has been many years since a U.S. airline paid incentives to travel agencies for booking tickets, barring a few rare exceptions.

That’s why American Airlines caught many industry insiders by surprise when it recently said that it would offer to do just that, resuming a practice that ended well over a decade ago.

 

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July 04, 2017

Chinese OTAs open up to new ways of distribution connectivity and integration

Emirates finalized a deal with Alitrip (Fliggy) to distribute their rich content and ancillaries via an NDC connection. The airline’s flagship store on the e-commerce site is being facilitated by Emirates Online B2B, the airline’s IATA NDC API powered by Farelogix.

 

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June 26, 2017

American Shuns Sticks, Tries Carrots to Woo Agencies Toward a Better Way of Booking

American rolled out a major new program on Friday that’s intended to encourage travel agencies/travel management companies to start booking flights differently than they do today.

 

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June 19, 2017

Emirates extends its direct distribution to the Chinese market with Alitrip using its NDC API powere

Emirates Airline announced that its content is now available for booking in the Chinese market through the Emirates Flagship Store on Alitrip, a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. 

 

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June 16, 2017

Emirates Flights Now Available on Alitrip, With Advanced Seat Selection

Chinese travelers can now book flights with Emirates through Alitrip, Alibaba’s online travel platform. Farelogix, the company that wrote the software linking Emirates with Alitrip, has also announced that the Emirates portal now offers advanced seat selection with the aid of graphical maps.

 

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June 15, 2017

Emirates opens store on China’s Alitrip via NDC connection

Emirates opened a Flagship Store on Alitrip, the travel subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, enabling the distribution of it flights and rich content directly to Chinese consumers. The deal was facilitated by Emirates Online B2B, the airline’s IATA NDC Level 2-certified API powered by Farelogix.

 

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June 15, 2017

Emirates Joins Alitrip Marketplace

Emirates has launched a branded web store on Alitrip, the travel subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. It is facilitated by Emirates Online B2B, the airline's IATA NDC Level 2 certified API which is powered by Farelogix.

 

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June 13, 2017

Travel Tech CEO Series: Farelogix Tries to Profit From Airline Distribution Turmoil

Lufthansa Group and IAG are striving to shake up airline distribution. One of the tech providers that they’ve hired to do this is Farelogix, whose boss, Jim Davidson, has a provocative vision of the future that’s running into commercial resistance.

 

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May 24, 2017

ANALYSIS: Five Pain Points in Airline Tech and Distribution

Flight Events and research company T2RL recently held the annual Technology & Innovation in Airline Distribution Conference in Bangkok, Thailand.

The event brought together airlines, technology providers, and consultants for a frank discussion about the complex technology and distribution issues facing airline chief executives today.

 

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April 27, 2017

Two U.K. TMCs Go Direct with Lufthansa

Lufthansa’s application programming interfaces, which conform to the International Air Transport Association’s New Distribution Capability standards and were developed with Farelogix, will start to pipe content to those TMCs on May 1, following development work initiated in September 2016.

 

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April 05, 2017

WestJet enables next generation NDC shopping engine from Farelogix

WestJet has become the first airline in production with the FLX Shop & Price solution, considered to be the next generation shopping and pricing engine from Farelogix.

 

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April 05, 2017

WestJet Enables Dynamic Pricing Using Farelogix Technology

WestJet has announced that it is the first airline in full production with FLX Shop & Price, a “next-generation shopping and pricing engine” from Farelogix.

 

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April 05, 2017

WestJet enables next generation NDC shopping engine from Farelogix

WestJet has become the first airline in production with the FLX Shop & Price solution, considered to be the next generation shopping and pricing engine from Farelogix.

 

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April 05, 2017

WestJet flies high with new FLX Shop & Price technology

WestJet has partnered with Farelogix to enable next-generation dynamic pricing with FLX Shop & Price – a purpose-built shopping and pricing engine.

 

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March 17, 2017

Lufthansa Calls Direct Booking a Success as British Airways Is Poised to Copy It

Earlier this month, Lufthansa said it signed a new multi-year commercial and technology services deal that will extend its use of direct solutions powered by Farelogix. Lufthansa has tapped Farelogix to make technology enhancements on the Lufthansa Group's Open Connect platform and help it expand its direct connect effort into new countries. (The airline’s effort has concentrated on home market companies, to start.)

 

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March 15, 2017

Amadeus 'Direct Connect' With Lufthansa Limited To Cytric Users

Farelogix and Lufthansa Group announced a new long-term commercial and technology services relationship to extend and expand Lufthansa Group’s direct connect solutions powered by Farelogix. Farelogix and Lufthansa Group did an interview with The Company Dime to discuss how Farelogix will continue to enhance and support its industry-leading distribution technology platform – including the Farelogix Open Connect (direct connect), NDC APIs, and the SPRK travel agency desktop – specifically for Lufthansa Group airlines. This article published by The Company Dime focuses on one element of interest that arose from that interview.

 

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March 09, 2017

Farelogix and Lufthansa Expand Commercial and Technology Services Deal

Farelogix and Lufthansa Group have agreed on a new long-term commercial and technology services deal. It will extend and expand Lufthansa Group's direct connect solutinos powered by Farelogix.

 

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October 31, 2016

Air Canada Selects Routehappy for Product Distribution

Air Canada has subscribed to Routehappy to enable distribution of product content across its worldwide sales and marketing channels, the company said.

 

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October 28, 2016

Routehappy Connects On Deal with Air Canada

Air Canada will be the first airline to participate in a platform integration between Farelogix and Routehappy following the partnership announced earlier this year between the two companies.

 

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