UNITED KINGDOM- Travelport and Air India (AI), India’s top international airline, revealed the extension and expansion of their long-term distribution agreement to encompass New Distribution Capability (NDC) content and services.
This agreement represents a broader collaboration between Travelport and Air India, firming the commitment to deliver Furthermore a complete NDC solution. Moreover, This will empower Travelport’s extensive network of travel agencies worldwide.
Travelport Collaboration With Air India
Nipun Aggarwal, Chief Commercial and Transformation Officer at Air India emphasized the significance of their valuable partnership with Travelport in the context of their growth and technology strategy. He stated,
“Our valued partnership with Travelport is an important part of our growth and technology strategy as we prepare to deliver a complete solution that makes it easy for agents to access and service Air India’s content and offers.
Travelport+ will elevate our technology investment and, furthermore, the future rollout of NDC-sourced content so that together, we can ensure agents and travelers have a seamless, modern retailing experience.”
This collaboration also underscores the ongoing commitment of Travelport and Air India to provide global travel agencies with a wide array of options along with a streamlined process for discovering and booking the best travel solutions to meet travelers’ needs.
This renewed agreement reaffirms that Travelport subscribers will continue to enjoy convenient access to Air India’s ever-expanding network of destinations.
Damian Hickey, Global Head of Airline Partners at Travelport, said,
“Our expanded agreement with Air India positions Travelport and our operator partner ITQ to continue leading the way in modern travel retailing, firming our position as the preferred travel technology partner for travel agencies in India.
In alignment with Air India’s future technology strategy, our joint efforts on NDC will be enhanced by the advanced retailing and merchandising capabilities offered within Travelport+.
This, in turn, simplifies the role of agents as contemporary retailers, ensuring they can deliver exceptional service experiences to travelers choosing to fly with Air India.”
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