American Airlines and Accelya, developer of the carrier’s NDC interface, on Monday announced a breakthrough for post-ticketing support in next-generation airline distribution. They said they made unused EDIFACT tickets exchangeable through NDC connections.
“It’s available broadly to any travel retailer or aggregator that can support the use of an unused ticket in an exchange,” said American Airlines director of airline retailing technology Anthony Rader during a Thursday interview. “There is not any additional development work needed by third-party travel partners or aggregators to enable this functionality for their customers.”
“They . . .