During a pandemic, we’re not all affected equally
This pandemic has hit everyone hard, and it's not over yet. As an engineering manager, the situation is made even more complex by how differently it impacts each person. Like many, the question I've found myself asking is "how can I ensure the well-being of the people I manage?"
Emirates have announced the new "Emirates Gateway" NDC platform - what does it mean for travel sellers?
Earlier this week, Emirates announced the launch of its new NDC-powered "Emirates Gateway" platform. In this post, we'll tell you a bit more about Emirates' new connectivity options, why they matter for travel sellers, and how you can get access.
Life at Duffel
Why having "people people" is important
Every company faces hiring & people challenges. We've definitely faced plenty ourselves and we're excited to share some stories of what we've done, what's gone well and what's not gone so well as we've grown the team at Duffel.
Aegean Airlines are adding a new fee for GDS bookings from 2021 - what can travel sellers do next?
Today, Aegean Airlines announced that they are introducing a distribution fee for bookings made through the three main GDSs - Amadeus, Sabre and Travelport - on 1st January 2021. In this post, we'll explain what this means for travel sellers and what options they have.
How we tackled observability at Duffel
In this blogpost we walk you through how our team has leveraged simple, off-the-shelf, solutions to observability in order to become a more efficient and confident engineering (and product) team.
Life at Duffel
Duffel's COVID Journey: Where we are now
In this post, we share a little insight into our company COVID journey so far and what things look like now
Why does NDC matter to my travel business?
In this first post in our new series “The A to Z of NDC”, we focus on what matters for you as a travel business: the benefits of NDC, and how can you make your first steps into this new world.
What happens when I search for flights?
When you head to your favourite online travel agent’s website and search for flights, you get back hundreds or even thousands of results in a matter of seconds. But have you ever wondered how that happens?
Austrian, Lufthansa, SWISS and Brussels Airlines are leaving Sabre — so what options do travel agents have now?
Today, Lufthansa Group announced that flights from its airlines — Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS and Brussels Airlines — will no longer be available to travel agents using the Sabre GDS.
A glimmer of hope: how 5 travel companies are innovating through the COVID-19 crisis
We’re in the middle of an unprecedented time of doom and gloom in the travel industry: airlines are seeing net negative bookings, travel agents are appealing for government support and employees face crushing mass lay-offs.
From 2020, British Airways and Iberia will only offer their cheapest fares through NDC — will you miss out?
Last Thursday (7th November), British Airways and Iberia jointly announced that they will be making their best fares exclusive to NDC. So what is NDC, what has changed, and what is the impact for travel sellers?