Published on : Friday, June 8, 2018
Recently Amadeus has announced that Qantas will be one of the airlines to join its NDC-X program.
Amadeus will connect to the Qantas Distribution Platform (QDP) and deliver NDC content to travel sellers. This would be permitting travel sellers to book NDC content alongside other travel content, enabling greater personalization for travelers.
As part of the longstanding partnership, Amadeus will have access to the Qantas Distribution Platform (QDP), in order to continue to provide travel sellers with all of the airline’s offering, through the agents’ preferred booking channel.
Gianni Pisanello, VP, NDC-X program, Amadeus mentioned that their program would enable airlines to sell their NDC offers across travel sellers around the world, through our NDC-enabled travel platform.
Pisanello asserted that they were excited to have Qantas onboard as part of their leading industry program.
The Amadeus Travel Platform is designed with both airline and travel sellers needs in mind, and they are looking forward to making NDC content available within it. Gianni also said that the brand has been making great progress, and will have online travel bookings in production later this year, meaning that the full booking flow of ‘shop, order and pay’ will take place using the NDC standard.
This announcement follows soon after Amadeus and Qantas’ renewal of the IT and distribution partnership.