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News / Distribution
Different paths on offer as airline distribution standard NDC evolves
By Linda Fox | July 13, 2021
Eight years on from NDC's inception, some old challenges remain and the pandemic has added some new ones. Read More
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News / Distribution
What's next for airline distribution as IATA pushes its retailing vision?
By Linda Fox | January 26, 2021
IATA lays out our three areas of focus in 2021 to get closer to airline retailing. Read More
airline-trends-2021
News / Technology
Airlines need new data sources to predict demand and gain flexibility
By Linda Fox | January 7, 2021
The airline industry has had 21 years of growth stripped from it in 2020. Managing cash burn and operational flexibility will be key to survival in 2021. Read More
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News / Distribution
Q&A: Air France-KLM on why NDC remains core to its distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 17, 2020
Air France-KLM distribution boss talks to PhocusWire about its NDC strategy. Read More
Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
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Delta pauses NDC development, "doubles down" on existing distribution strategy
By Linda Fox | September 10, 2020
As Delta moves away from NDC to focus on its existing infrastructure, Air France-KLM continues its NDC strategy. Read More
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News / Distribution
Lufthansa Group airlines to be removed from Sabre as pair fail to reach distribution agreement
By Linda Fox | May 14, 2020
Lufthansa and Sabre have been wrangling over distribution costs since 2015 - now the group's airlines are to be removed from the latter's global distribution system. Read More
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News / Distribution
Investors on travel survivors, pent-up demand and bailouts
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2020
Seeking Alpha asked some of its marketplace authors to comment on the outlook for travel stocks, the likelihood of travel returning to pre-coronavirus levels and the segments that might come... Read More
Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
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Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
By Linda Fox | March 26, 2020
IATA's mention of the value chain has faced significant criticism in the past week from some areas of the intermediary community, seemingly for acting in isolation. They believe the industry is in this... Read More
Aviation body says coronavirus could bankrupt most airlines in three months
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Aviation body says coronavirus could bankrupt most airlines in three months
By Linda Fox | March 16, 2020
The membership organization is calling for urgent “coordinated” government and industry action in light of the impact of coronavirus on the travel industry. Read More
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News / Distribution
Accor talks up loyalty deals, seeks new partners for some business elements
By Linda Fox | February 21, 2020
Accor highlights big plans for loyalty partners as it announces full-year results for 2019. Read More
What’s good for millennial travelers is good for all generations
Opinion / Online
What’s good for millennial travelers is good for all generations
By Matt Walker - LikeWhere  | September 18, 2019
The soft boundary lines have come in this not-so-exact science of generation naming and these parameters no longer circumscribe the soundest foundation on which to base travel's marketing efforts.  Read More
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News / Distribution
VIDEO: Air France KLM on sales across social, China and being where customers are
By Linda Fox | September 16, 2019
PhocusWire spoke to Air France-KLM vice president of digital strategy Guido van Til about the social media strategy across the airlines and staying on top of digital developments. Read More
airline-sustainability
News / Technology
Aviation bosses: We need to be vocal about environmental credentials and embrace tech
By Linda Fox | September 13, 2019
The flight shaming campaign has shone a critical light on the industry for not promoting the industry’s efforts enough, as pressure mounts on carriers to take notice. Read More
Conversational commerce and the travel industry: it’s time to say hello
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Conversational commerce and the travel industry: it’s time to say hello
By Messenger Business  | June 24, 2019
Immediate. Personal. Conversational. Mobile messaging has long been the preferred way for people to connect with friends and family. Now it’s transforming communications between travel businesses and... Read More
Nordic Choice on Google Amazon using blockchain
News / Technology
Will Google and Amazon embrace a blockchain travel marketplace?
By Mitra Sorrells | June 7, 2019
Nordic Choice Hotels’ director of future business, Christian Lundén, says blockchain has the potential to disrupt travel distribution by stimulating activity from both startups and large tech players... Read More