Air France-KLM and Travelport, a global technology company that power bookings for travel suppliers worldwide, today announced that Air France-KLM’s New Distribution Content (NDC) has gone live on Travelport+, providing customers direct access to the NDC content.
“NDC will be increasingly important in the distribution strategy of Air France and KLM. The launch of Air France-KLM’s live NDC content in the Travelport+ platform marks an important milestone in our retailing journey. It demonstrates our commitment to continue to improve and provide multiple connection possibilities and a variety of more personalized services and products for our customers,” said Angus Clarke – Chief Commercial Offer at Air France-KLM.
With Air France-KLM’s NDC content, Travelport+ connected travel agencies will have full NDC functionality: shopping, booking, servicing and private fares to cover multiple segments and market specifics. In addition, they will benefit from the latest exclusive content in NDC such as continuous pricing and ancillaries, along with personalization, which the airline group will continually develop over time.
“We are thrilled to see Air France-KLM’s success with this ground-breaking NDC initiative, making NDC content via Travelport accessible to agents and travel retailers,” said Damian Hickey, Global Vice President & Global Head of Airline Partners at Travelport. “Through Travelport+, we are helping Air France-KLM expand simplified access to their NDC content, and deliver their best travel offers to our travel agency customers. This milestone assures Air France-KLM as an innovative and competitive market supplier while also cementing our position as a market leader in NDC and modern travel retailing.”