What will air travel look like in the metaverse?

In a famous interview in 1995, Bill Gates explained the Internet to Dave Letterman, the host of a TV show. Letterman argued that he could listen to the news on the radio and wasn’t sure why would someone need the Internet. Today, we can listen to the radio on the...

One Order: The proof of the pudding is in the eating

One Order: The proof of the pudding is in the eating   NDC has transformed airline distribution. Well, while that particular statement can be debated for many hours, one thing that can be said is that it has changed the vocabulary of airline distribution.  ...

Last Call for Customer-Centric Retailing

From this week, face masks are not mandatory anymore on European Union flights and airports (except in Spain and Italy), more than two years since the start of the pandemic. We may all feel like the pandemic days are about to be something of the past and that things...

5 questions airlines should ask about their transition to Order management

When low-cost carriers designed their business models to simplify their business and reduce costs, they went ticketless. But why do legacy network carriers need tickets (now e-tickets) after all? Will they still need to issue tickets to customers who accepted their...

5 points to watch for business travelers who pick rail as an alternative to air travel

While safety, on-time performance and cost effectiveness made air travel the preferred mode of transport for business travelers, the new priority is on sustainability and carbon emission levels, and air travel cannot compete with rail on this metric. As business...
One Order: The proof of the pudding is in the eating

One Order: The proof of the pudding is in the eating

One Order: The proof of the pudding is in the eating   NDC has transformed airline distribution. Well, while that particular statement can be debated for many hours, one thing that can be said is that it has changed the vocabulary of airline distribution.  ...

Last Call for Customer-Centric Retailing

Last Call for Customer-Centric Retailing

From this week, face masks are not mandatory anymore on European Union flights and airports (except in Spain and Italy), more than two years since the start of the pandemic. We may all feel like the pandemic days are about to be something of the past and that things...

Stroopwafels in demand: Corendon launches in-seat ordering 

Stroopwafels in demand: Corendon launches in-seat ordering 

Stroopwafels in demand: Corendon launches in-seat ordering While prevalent already at sporting venues and on trains in-seat ordering is gaining traction with airlines.   As air travel recovers, the technology is helping to boost revenue opportunities and enhance...

NDC: Steps towards a new distribution landscape

NDC: Steps towards a new distribution landscape

From its very inception, IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) has evoked heated debate. Sometimes that debate is related to the purpose of the NDC technology but mostly it’s about who will pay. Such fundamental challenges have hampered the standard from gaining...

Undisrupt: Bringing Power Back to Airlines

The travel industry has been disrupted ​​Historically, the relationship between airlines and travel agencies was one in which the airlines truly had all the power. The travel industry at that time included a highly fragmented set of agencies for distribution and each...

Choreographing the New Distribution Capability ecosystem

It is incredible to see how much things have transformed for the airline industry! To understand just how radical this transformation is, let's turn the clock back by a few years. The airline's legacy distribution ecosystem involved publishing standard fares and...

Venturing beyond dynamic pricing to personalized pricing

While the airline industry was the first to introduce advanced revenue management techniques to the world, including the dynamic pricing concept, other industries are leading in this area. Part of the reason for this, in addition to others we will look at, is the...

A New Digital Retail Reality – The Future Belongs to the Bold

When it comes to travel, digital behaviours, online retail expectations and strategic airline investments, COVID-19 truly changed the game for all. Lockdown digital consumption has accelerated e-commerce across the globe. Although, e-commerce was growing fast before...

Retail Forward: What could be better than the worst?

Let’s get the ugly out of the way. IATA surprised no one by confirming that 2020 was the worst year on record for airlines. 8 billion passengers flew in 2020, a decrease of 60.2% compared to the 4.5 billion who flew in 2019 Industry-wide air travel demand (measured in...

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