1. Travel Industry

    Termination of Emirates' participation in the Sabre GDS

    Emirates shared with all trade partners that they assume no distribution agreement will be in place with Sabre and Abacus effective 1st July 2021. Learn more about the options available.

    Martine Olsen
    Martine Olsen
    10 June, 2021
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    Termination of Emirates' participation in the Sabre GDS
  2. Travel Industry

    Duffel expands further as a new partnership with Qantas comes online

    Duffel welcomes Australia’s national carrier, Qantas, as its newest airline, available for all travel sellers now on Duffel. Read more to learn about their NDC-enabled Qantas Distribution Platform.

    Martine Olsen
    Martine Olsen
    29 April, 2021
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    Duffel expands further as a new partnership with Qantas comes online
  3. Travel Industry

    Becoming a travel seller has never been easier

    Start selling tickets immediately using "Duffel's Content Services" and avoid the cost and complexities associated with obtaining and maintaining your own accreditations.

    Javier Gallego
    Javier Gallego
    17 March, 2021
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    Becoming a travel seller has never been easier
  4. Travel Industry

    Access routes from more than 380 airlines on Duffel

    Looking at our list of live airlines, you might think that the network of airlines you can access through Duffel is limited to the +20 airline logos displayed. However, the world of Duffel is actually much bigger than it seems.

    Martine Olsen
    Martine Olsen
    01 March, 2021
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    Access routes from more than 380 airlines on Duffel
  5. Travel Industry

    British Airways' new Select and Select Pro fare brands are available through Duffel

    British Airways has launched their new Select and Select Pro fare brands offering extra flexibility options for customers. They're available in the Duffel API and booking tool from day one.

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    24 February, 2021
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    British Airways' new Select and Select Pro fare brands are available through Duffel
  6. Travel Industry

    American Airlines' new NDC-exclusive Main Plus product is available through Duffel

    Today, American Airlines have launched their new NDC-exclusive Main Plus product which offers a Main Cabin Extra seat, priority boarding and an extra bag. It's available through Duffel from day one.

    Jason Balluck
    Jason Balluck
    23 February, 2021
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    American Airlines' new NDC-exclusive Main Plus product is available through Duffel
  7. Travel Industry

    What happens when I book a flight?

    You've booked your flights. A few minutes later, you receive your booking reference by email. Ever wondered how this happens behind the scenes?

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    10 February, 2021
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    What happens when I book a flight?
  8. Travel Industry

    The Future of Travel: Big Ideas for the Next Decade

    Supersonic. Green. Social maps. Location-based AR. Interplanetary. And powered by Duffel. What do they all have in common? A dose of optimism for the future of travel.

    Paige Zeigler
    Paige Zeigler
    26 January, 2021
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    The Future of Travel: Big Ideas for the Next Decade
  9. Travel Industry

    Singapore Airlines is live on Duffel and open to the world!

    Another major NDC airline is live on Duffel allowing all sellers to access their wide range of exclusive content. Read more about why Singapore Airlines focus on NDC, their exclusive content offering and how to get access.

    Martine Olsen
    Martine Olsen
    07 January, 2021
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    Singapore Airlines is live on Duffel and open to the world!
  10. Travel Industry

    Landing in New York: Why we’re doubling down on our global expansion

    This week marks an incredible milestone at Duffel as we announce our first international office in New York, doubling down on our commitment to expand globally beyond our London headquarters.

    Tyler Trerotola
    Tyler Trerotola
    11 November, 2020
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    Landing in New York: Why we’re doubling down on our global expansion
  11. Travel Industry

    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.

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    08 October, 2020
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    Emirates have announced the new "Emirates Gateway" NDC platform - what does it mean for travel sellers?
  12. Travel Industry

    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.

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    17 September, 2020
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    Aegean Airlines are adding a new fee for GDS bookings from 2021 - what can travel sellers do next?
  13. Travel Industry

    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.

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    25 August, 2020
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    Why does NDC matter to my travel business?
  14. Travel Industry

    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?

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    10 August, 2020
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    What happens when I search for flights?
  15. Travel Industry

    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.

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    12 May, 2020
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    Austrian, Lufthansa, SWISS and Brussels Airlines are leaving Sabre — so what options do travel agents have now?
  16. Travel Industry

    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.

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    01 May, 2020
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    A glimmer of hope: how 5 travel companies are innovating through the COVID-19 crisis
  17. Travel Industry

    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?

    Tim Rogers
    Tim Rogers
    11 November, 2019
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    From 2020, British Airways and Iberia will only offer their cheapest fares through NDC — will you miss out?