New NDC coms system offers huge benefits for air passengers

By: Gill Upton @gillupton1
Published: Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 11:22 GMT

From next year air passengers will be able to do more transparent comparative shopping, comparing seat size, price, food offering and all while viewing videos, full-colour photos, and reading passenger reviews.

Next year a brand new communication language will be launched to better communicate between airlines and travel management companies but the industry is divided over its merits and demerits.

New Distribution Capability – NDC – will be launched by the 300-plus member airlines of IATA as a new language through which to retail their products.

The launch is long overdue as airlines…

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