Articles on Airline Distribution

Read More

Airline Distribution: Reset or Revert?

By | on 10, Jun 2020 |   COVID-19 Airline Distribution

"WE MUST AND WE WILL, I PROMISE YOU, USE THIS CRISIS TO SEIZE STRATEGIC OPPORTUNITIES BECAUSE THERE WILL BE NO BACK TO NORMAL. LUFTHANSA WILL NOT BE IN BUSINESS-AS-USUAL AFTER THIS CRISIS, AND NEITHER[...]

Read More

THE BEAT INTERVIEW - Why CEO Jim Davidson is 'bullish' that distribution is moving into a modern era

By | on 19, Jul 2018 |   IATA NDC Airline Distribution

The Beat editor-in-chief Jay Boehmer recently quizzed Jim Davidson, who he described as "provocateur, gadfly and agitator", about the status of NDC distribution. Topics addressed in the interview incl[...]

Read More

Your IATA NDC Strategy – It’s More Than An API

By | on 08, Nov 2017 |   IATA NDC Airline Distribution

  IATA NDC promises airlines greater differentiation by improving the way the offer reaches travel agents and TMCs. To enable this to happen, the airline directly connects to the indirect channel via [...]

Read More

Is it the end of the PSS as we know it?

By | on 03, Oct 2017 |   Dynamic Pricing for Airlines Airline Distribution

Our answer is ‘yes’. At the recent Farelogix “Controlling Your Offer” pre-conference workshop at the Aviation Festival in London, Henry Harteveldt referenced a great movie, Hidden Figures. It’s a poig[...]

Read More

Why the Airline Offer is a Big Deal

By | on 22, Sep 2017 |   Airline Merchandising IATA NDC The Airline Offer Airline Distribution

“The offer is the airline's biggest asset.” ~Jim Davidson, CEO, Farelogix. Traditionally, airlines create products at static price points in the PSS and then distribute them through different channels[...]

Read More

Airline Executives - Take Control Soon or Risk Losing It (Again)

By | on 01, Jun 2017 |   Technology The Airline Offer Airline Distribution

It’s an understatement to say that we are living Moore’s law in terms of the pace of technological change. The adoption of smart, wearable technology, and voice-controlled systems — and the fact we ca[...]

Read More

Further Thoughts on Full Content: My Response to James Filsinger

By | on 23, Mar 2017 |   IATA NDC Challenging the Status Quo Airline Distribution

Early last week I had an Op-ed published in The Beat on the topic of “Full Content” (if you are a subscriber to The Beat, you can see my Op-ed here). I then read, with interest, James Filsinger’s resp[...]

Read More

Airline Controlled Offers - Will Your PSS Allow Them?

By | on 16, Feb 2017 |   Challenging the Status Quo The Airline Offer Airline Distribution

Of course it’s hard to believe that we even have to Ask the Question as to whether or not the major PSS’ will allow their customers to innovate. After all, it is a “customer is always right” relations[...]

Your Comments :