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Hopper connects with Lufthansa Group as first NDC partner
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2021
The partnership gives Hopper access to the airlines’ branded fares, bundles, ancillary product offerings and “Continuous Pricing” price offers.  Read More
News | Distribution
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
News | Technology
VIDEO: How the pandemic might impact travel loyalty programs
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2021
Travel loyalty programs will have to add flexible elements to their schemes to keep members with them. Read More
News | Distribution
Lufthansa Group, Sabre sign new distribution agreement
By Mitra Sorrells | December 18, 2020
The companies say the go-live plan for NDC will be shared in the first half of 2021. Read More
News | Distribution
Six tech trends paving the way for transformation in aviation
By David Lavorel - SITA | December 16, 2020
Advances in technologies such as biometrics and blockchain are accelerating change in the aviation industry. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Is Asia the example for travel technology's recovery?
By Linda Fox | November 12, 2020
Predictions for travel and mobility tech recovery in Asia from Lufthansa Innovation Hub, including a return for business travel and VC-backed funding to startups in the region. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Travel businesses in Asia spot pockets of recovery
By Linda Fox | October 8, 2020
Domestic travel is recovering across Asia but experts believe a vaccine is key to international travel, in both the leisure and business segments. Read More
News | Online
How airlines are scrambling to provide passengers with touchless technology
By Linda Fox | October 7, 2020
Minimum viable product has taken on a new meaning for airlines as they rush to meet the need for contactless solutions. But how do carriers work out what to prioritize? Read More
News | Technology
Airlines consider a recovery with more digital, direct distribution, less business travel
By Linda Fox | September 25, 2020
Airlines are assessing the longer term impact of the COVID-19 crisis and whether there will be a reduction in managed business travel. Read More
News | Distribution
Phocuswright Europe 2020 preview: Out of Office with... Christine Wang
By PhocusWire | September 10, 2020
In a series of interviews with executives participating in the online event in September, PhocusWire finds out what they have learned from the COVID-19 crisis. Read More
Interview | Online
Airlines can address other passenger frustrations as they work to rebuild confidence
By Linda Fox | September 8, 2020
Data analyzed by Lufthansa Innovation Hub's TNMT platform identifies major issues in the passenger experience. Read More
News | Technology
Touchless tech: Airports and airlines take steady steps to restore confidence in flying
By Linda Fox | August 4, 2020
Continuing our series on the new normal in the travel experience, PhocusWire looks at touchless tech initiatives in aviation. Read More
News | Technology
Is NDC going to survive COVID-19? One airline group gives an unequivocal “Yes!”
By Philippe Der Arslanian - Answair | July 27, 2020
Resources have been slashed, investments cut, strategic programs paused and, more than ever, executive focus has zeroed in on any new project to scrutinize its rate‐of‐return. So where does that leave... Read More
Opinion | Distribution
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Q&A: Sabre on equitable deals in airline distribution
By Linda Fox | July 6, 2020
Sabre executive vice president Wade Jones discusses what he believes constitutes a fair distribution deal with airlines. Read More
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
News | Distribution
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