Hotel & Resort
ASTA, BTC Plan Webinar on IATA’s New Distribution Capability
The American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) and Business Travel Coalition (BTC) will hold a free webinar on April 26, 2013 to explore the International Air Transport Association's Resolution 787 and IATA’s planned New Distribution Capability (NDC) for airline tickets. The webinar will feature Paul Ruden, senior vice president-legal and industry Affairs for ASTA, and Kevin Mitchell, chairman of BTC.
IATA has filed an application with the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) for approval of its Resolution 787, which includes a new worldwide business model for the pricing and sale of airline tickets that could structurally change the industry in ways impacting all supply-chain participants, including the end customer. The DOT has set a deadline of May 1, 2013 to receive industry and airline customer comments.
Do you want to read the full story?
You must be a registered travel professional with an active account to view the full story. Are you a Travel Agent? Log in to your account now, or register for free!
For more information on International Air Transport Association (IATA)
For more Features & Advice News
More by James Shillinglaw
Recent Travel Opinions
Most Popular News
Destination & Tourism