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Amadeus enters into value-based distribution deal with Delta
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Amadeus enters into value-based distribution deal with Delta
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | November 12, 2021
Delta has been doing away with flat segment fees and replacing them with scaled payments to GDSs based upon the value of each booking. Read More
Delta turns Q3 profit, has mostly optimistic outlook
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Delta turns Q3 profit, has mostly optimistic outlook
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | October 14, 2021
The U.S. is reopening to foreign travelers in November, and business travel bookings are on the rise. However, the price of fuel is also rising. Read More
Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
News / Technology
Delta launching facial-recognition program for PreCheck members
By Michael Baker | October 12, 2021
The program enables travelers to get through security and other checkpoints via a camera and facial-recognition technology in lieu of physical identification and boarding passes. Read More
Travel app downloads surpass 2019 numbers, Hopper ranks top booking app
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Travel app downloads surpass 2019 numbers, Hopper ranks top booking app
By Jill Menze | September 27, 2021
According to a report from SensorTower, top travel booking apps exceeded 10.6 million downloads in Q2 2021 – an 81% jump compared to 2019. Read More
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Opinion / Distribution
What's next for NDC: Content investment and innovation
By Adam Knights - ATPI | September 15, 2021
NDC might be viewed as a quiet storm that TMCs must prepare for as part of their role in offering content from multiple airline sources. Read More
Travelport claims Delta GDS deal brings agency incentives
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Travelport claims Delta GDS deal brings agency incentives
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | August 31, 2021
The new GDS agreement the pair will give travel agencies a chance to earn additional incentives when they augment ticket sales with ancillary items, such as boarding privileges and seat upgrades. Read More
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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
American Airlines sues Sabre over fare display
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American Airlines sues Sabre over fare display
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | July 7, 2021
American claims that Sabre's New Airline Storefront biases search results toward Delta Air Lines. Read More
Delta-Sabre deal will see GDS paid on booking's value, not flat fee
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Delta-Sabre deal will see GDS paid on booking's value, not flat fee
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | June 22, 2021
A revamped distribution agreement between Delta and Sabre has the potential to disrupt the standard commercial payment model between airlines, GDSs and travel advisors. Read More
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News / Distribution
Airlines are finding new ways to boost traveler confidence
By Linda Fox | May 20, 2021
COVID insurance policies and providing consistent information are among measures carriers are taking to entice travelers. 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
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News / Distribution
Airline ancillary revenue projections slashed by half for 2020
By Linda Fox | October 1, 2020
Airlines are expected to report ancillary revenue declines of at least 40% for 2020 - but revenue rates are holding during this pandemic-hit year. Read More
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News / Online
Delta CEO: Time for all travel sectors to “join arms” to drive safety and rebuild traveler confidence
By Mitra Sorrells | September 21, 2020
The airline CEO spoke about collaboration, hygiene efforts, the future of business travel and the need for accountability and transparency on racial issues. 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
Are the tech giants coming for airlines?
By Linda Fox | May 4, 2020
Data giants such as credit card companies have stayed away from airlines; post-coronavirus travel might change that. Read More