INFINI Travel Information, Inc. (INFINI-HDQ: Tokyo, Japan: CEO-Kimio Uemura, Capital: JPY 4 billion, Ownership: 60% ANA Holdings Inc. / 40% Everest Investment Holdings Limited)
has signed contracts with British Airways plc (BA) and Iberia, Líneas Aéreas de España (IB) for the distribution of both airlines¡Ç New Distribution Capability (NDC) content. Access to BA and IB NDC content will be provided through INFINI¡Çs NDC-compliant product ¡ÈINFINI NDC Suite¡É, developed in collaboration with its UK-based innovation partner, Travelfusion Limited. Travelfusion, an INFINI partner since 2014, was certified as an NDC Level 3 aggregator in 2016 and already provides NDC-compliant solutions to access 23 airlines, mainly in the European market.
INFINI became the first GDS to develop and deliver an NDC product for the Japanese market through its launch of INFINI NDC Suite on 11th December 2018, which currently distributes NDC content for 4 airlines. The addition of BA and IB¡Çs NDC content to INFINI NDC Suite further strengthens INFINI¡Çs position as the leading GDS in Japan.
INFINI¡Çs NDC solution also enables access to airlines¡Ç NDC content using INFINI¡Çs existing XML API solution, ¡ÈINFINI HOST-LINK¡É, and ¡ÈINFINI LINX PLUS Low Fare Search¡É, an optional function of INFINI¡Çs mainstay reservation system product ¡ÈINFINI LINX PLUS¡É. This product combines airlines¡Ç NDC content with the standard GDS and LCC airline booking content. In addition to BA and IB, INFINI is currently implementing NDC content for a number of additional airlines and will further expand its NDC portfolio over the coming months.
INFINI sees NDC as a unique opportunity to enhance value for all players in the Japan travel market, and with its highly skilled customer service team and Travelfusion¡Çs innovative technology, INFINI is uniquely positioned to ensure a smooth implementation of NDC in Japan.
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