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1/24/2014 | by Michèle McDonald
The ancillary products of 14 airlines are now available for booking to Amadeus subscribers in North America. The GDS is also rolling out other merchandising solutions.
1/13/2014 | by Michèle McDonald
Travel agents can now book American and US Airways code-share flights for travel beginning Jan. 23. The carriers also spelled out reciprocal benefits in their loyalty programs.
12/18/2013 | by Michèle McDonald
For many agents, IATA’s New Distribution Capability remains a mystery wrapped in a riddle. In this year-end analysis, technology editor Michele McDonald lays out the issues in clear language.
12/17/2013 | by Michèle McDonald
Calgary-based WestJet signed a letter of intent with the Canadian OTA iTravel2000 to connect directly via the carrier’s API. The carrier will exit the Sabre system next month.
12/11/2013 | by Michèle McDonald
Amadeus teamed up with AirPlus International to offer travel agencies a new virtual payment solution. The virtual credit card simplifies payment to suppliers such as rail, hotel and non-BSP airlines.
12/10/2013 | by Michèle McDonald
Travelport released an updated version of its Smartpoint point-of-sale application with enhancements aimed at boosting efficiency. Agent feedback was a key factor in many of the changes.
12/5/2013 | by Michèle McDonald
Travelport is about to roll out Rich Content and Branding, the third component of its merchandising platform. The feature will allow subscribers to view descriptions and color photos of airlines’ differentiated products.
11/21/2013 | by Michèle McDonald
Amadeus and Sabre are both taking steps to improve travel search functionality. Amadeus is focused on improving real-time fare accuracy, while Sabre claims its new shopping platform returns lower fares.
11/15/2013 | by Michèle McDonald
Travelport expects to introduce Travelport Marketplace, an online shopping site for its products. It's designed to help developers build innovative products that work with Travelport technologies.
11/13/2013 | by Michèle McDonald
The Department of Justice settled its lawsuit against the proposed American Airlines/US Airways merger. Assuming the deal is approved by AA’s bankruptcy court, the merger will take place early next month.