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Amadeus has announced the creation of a dedicated NDC-X programme to drive the industrialisation of IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC).
Amadeus says its NDC-X programme will bring together experts from across the company to focus on practical use cases of NDC, an XML-based data transmission standard set to change airline distribution and merchandising.
The initiative is a continuation of the company’s efforts to digitalise airline distribution and create new commercial possibilities to build on the new technology standard.
Amadeus’ move came just a day after Travelport unveiled product plans to enable airlines and agents in the NDC era.
These products will allow travel agencies to connect through Travelport’s platform in a single workflow combining traditional content and new NDC content.
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