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Travelport, a global technology company that powers travel bookings for hundreds of thousands of travel suppliers worldwide, announced the launch of Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC content and servicing capabilities in the Travelport+ platform. Agents using Travelport+ will be able to easily search and compare NDC offers from the Lufthansa Group airlines, which include Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS and Air Dolomiti.
Travelport’s NDC content and servicing solution for the Lufthansa Group airlines has first become available to all agency customers located in Austria, Ireland, the Netherlands, and the United Kingdom. Access will expand to agency customers located in additional European countries in the coming weeks and will continue to roll out to Travelport+ customers in the Americas, Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific regions in early 2024.
“We are dedicated to making NDC easy for the agency community, and that is why we have focused on delivering a complete retail ready NDC solution for the Lufthansa Group airlines,” said Jason Clarke, Chief Commercial Officer, Travel Partners at Travelport. “Our NDC solution is designed to minimize complex retailing processes so that agents using Travelport+ can easily shop and book NDC offers from the Lufthansa Group and provide a seamless servicing experience for travelers.”
Travelport+ enables agency customers to access a wide range of rich content, fares, and unique offerings from the Lufthansa Group airlines all in one place, enhanced by the Content Curation Layer (CCL). This technology enabler, embedded inside Travelport+, uses powerful artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-learning (ML) capabilities to provide agents and travelers a more modern retailing experience with accurate search responses, highly relevant results, and greater clarity and transparency.
Lufthansa Group is committed to providing travel agents worldwide with the capability to seamlessly shop, compare, and book NDC offers from all Lufthansa Group airlines through Travelport. This ensures that travel customers have simplified access to a broad range of choices and optimal options. Travelport’s dedication to simplifying NDC for travel agencies and its focus on providing agents with the ability to efficiently service NDC bookings align with Lufthansa Group’s goal of offering travelers complete support.
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