IT & Distribution http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7440/more en Editorial - NDC's Door of Opportunity http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/editorial-ndcs-door-opportunity <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A remarkable sea change has occurred with regards to the IATA-led New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard for airline sales distribution.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/editorial-ndcs-door-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/editorial-ndcs-door-opportunity#comments IT & Distribution Mon, 20 Oct 2014 18:13:00 +0000 142841 at http://atwonline.com IATA creates venture capital fund for New Distribution Capability http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/iata-creates-venture-capital-fund-new-distribution-capability <div class="node-body article-body">IATA has created a venture capital fund to attract and support companies that develop applications and solutions for the IATA-led New Distribution Capability (NDC) standard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/iata-creates-venture-capital-fund-new-distribution-capability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/iata-creates-venture-capital-fund-new-distribution-capability#comments Airlines Associations IT & Distribution Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences distribution IATA NDC Tony Tyler Travel Capitalist Ventures Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:39:00 +0000 142361 at http://atwonline.com IATA chief: DOT consumer rule is a ‘yesterday solution’ http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/iata-chief-dot-consumer-rule-yesterday-solution <div class="node-body article-body">IATA CEO and DG Tony Tyler has called the US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) proposed Consumer Rule III a “yesterday solution” and warned against regulation that can stifle air travel innovation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/iata-chief-dot-consumer-rule-yesterday-solution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/iata-chief-dot-consumer-rule-yesterday-solution#comments Airlines Associations IT & Distribution Daily News Trade Shows & Conferences Department of Transportation DOT IATA IATA World Passenger Symposium NDC New Distribution Capability Tony Tyler Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:38:00 +0000 142371 at http://atwonline.com Flybe abandons frequent flyer rewards program in favor of Avios http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/flybe-abandons-frequent-flyer-rewards-program-favor-avios <div class="node-body article-body">UK-based regional carrier Flybe has closed its Rewards4All frequent flyer rewards program and is switching to the Avios (formerly Airmiles) travel loyalty program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/flybe-abandons-frequent-flyer-rewards-program-favor-avios" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/flybe-abandons-frequent-flyer-rewards-program-favor-avios#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Airmiles Avios Flybe frequent flyer rewards program Rewards4All Saad Hammad Mon, 13 Oct 2014 20:23:00 +0000 142151 at http://atwonline.com <p>Flybe Bombardier Q400</p> Courtesy, Flybe Vistara signs with Amadeus, takes delivery of first A320 http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/vistara-signs-amadeus-takes-delivery-first-a320 <div class="node-body article-body">The TATA/Singapore Airlines joint venture startup Vistara, which is due to launch operations in India later in October, has become the first airline in India to adopt the Amadeus Altéa Suite of technology solutions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/vistara-signs-amadeus-takes-delivery-first-a320" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/vistara-signs-amadeus-takes-delivery-first-a320#comments Airframes Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Airbus A320 Amadeus BOC Aviation Vistara Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:40:00 +0000 141751 at http://atwonline.com <p>Rendering of A320 in Vistara livery</p> Courtesy, BOC Aviation Lufthansa Pension Trust raises $491 million from Amadeus IT share sale http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/lufthansa-pension-trust-raises-491-million-amadeus-it-share-sale <div class="node-body article-body">Lufthansa Pension Trust has raised gross proceeds of €388 million ($491 million) from the sale of a 3% stake of Spanish travel technology company Amadeus IT Holding through a private placement to institutional investors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/lufthansa-pension-trust-raises-491-million-amadeus-it-share-sale" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/lufthansa-pension-trust-raises-491-million-amadeus-it-share-sale#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Air France-KLM Amadeus IT Holding Lufthansa Pension Trust Mon, 06 Oct 2014 18:42:00 +0000 141291 at http://atwonline.com SITA/ATW Passenger IT Trends Survey http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sitaatw-passenger-it-trends-survey <div class="field-deck"> The Technology Gap </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Survey finds passengers want better, more personalized IT services. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sitaatw-passenger-it-trends-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sitaatw-passenger-it-trends-survey#comments Data IT & Distribution ATW Plus IT Passenger trends PEDs SITA Smartphones Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:34:00 +0000 140501 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair selects Amadeus as its second GDS http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-selects-amadeus-its-second-gds <div class="node-body article-body">As part of its drive to attract more business customers, Ryanair has inked a distribution agreement with Amadeus and will start listing its fares on the platform from Nov. 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-selects-amadeus-its-second-gds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-selects-amadeus-its-second-gds#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Amadeus Galileo GDS Michael O’Leary Ryanair Travelport Worldspan Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:14:00 +0000 140001 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair Boeing 737-800</p> By Rob Finlayson Fastjet introduces premium, luggage upgrade fare packages http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/fastjet-introduces-premium-luggage-upgrade-fare-packages <div class="node-body article-body">African low-cost airline Fastjet has introduced two new services—“SmartClass” and “Freighty” packages—to tailor services with market demand, following a growing trend among Europe’s low-cost operators.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/fastjet-introduces-premium-luggage-upgrade-fare-packages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/fastjet-introduces-premium-luggage-upgrade-fare-packages#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News ATW Plus Fastjet Freighty Richard Bodin SmartClass Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:09:00 +0000 137331 at http://atwonline.com <p>Fastjet A319</p> By Rob Finlayson Ryanair poised to announce another GDS partnership http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-poised-announce-another-gds-partnership <div class="node-body article-body">Irish budget carrier Ryanair is planning to announce a new global distribution system (GDS) partnership and a product aimed at business travelers in September, as it continues with its customer service revamp.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-poised-announce-another-gds-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ryanair-poised-announce-another-gds-partnership#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Always Getting Better ATW Plus Kenny Jacobs Michael O’Leary Ryanair Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:59:00 +0000 137111 at http://atwonline.com <p>Ryanair 737-800</p> Courtesy, Boeing