Egencia taps into Lufthansa NDC content

Buying Business Travel | October 29, 2019

Global business travel platform Egencia has announced multi-country connection to NDC content from Lufthansa, claiming to be one of the biggest roll-outs of any TMC. to date. Clients and their travellers across ten countries can now access the fares from Lufthansa Group’s hub airlines (Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines and Swiss Airlines), some of which are no longer available via other distribution channels. Egencia claims it is the first TMC to offer this NDC content “at a significant scale”. The connection means travellers can shop, compare and book flights, while travel managers can report on key areas such as policy compliance, travel spend and duty of care across all fare types.

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Travel management companies are the operational backbone of most managed travel programs. As close allies to travel managers, TMCs can take on many roles for the organizations they serve. They often act as transaction enablers, assisting with planning and booking travel, processing reservations, fulfilling transactions and supporting travelers en route.

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Travel management companies are the operational backbone of most managed travel programs. As close allies to travel managers, TMCs can take on many roles for the organizations they serve. They often act as transaction enablers, assisting with planning and booking travel, processing reservations, fulfilling transactions and supporting travelers en route.

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