Is GDS a part of CRS?

Is GDS a part of CRS?

GDS and Computer Reservation System (CRS) have the same functions but, CRS only provides information about airlines. With GDS, you can reserve a ticket, book a room or rent a car. This is why they are known as Global Distribution System because you can reserve everything with GDS.

What does NDC stand for in travel?

New Distribution Capability
NDC (New Distribution Capability) is a travel industry-supported program (NDC Program) launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard (NDC Standard). The NDC Standard enhances the capability of communications between airlines and travel agents.

What does Navitaire do for the airline industry?

Navitaire delivers industry-leading technology services supporting higher growth, improved profitability and innovation to more than 50 airline and rail clients worldwide, including many of the world’s most successful airlines.

Who is the Global Managing Director of Navitaire?

Overview. David Evans has held the role of global managing director of Navitaire since 2013. Navitaire has approximately 60 clients and 750 employees. The company typically works with low-cost carriers (LCC) and hybrid airlines and is the leading passenger service system provider for the LCC market.

Where are the data centers of Navitaire located?

Navitaire is a subsidiary of Amadeus that provides technology services to the airline and rail industries. Its headquarters are in Minneapolis and it operates offices in London, Manila, Salt Lake City, and Sydney. It has data centers in Minneapolis, Salt Lake City, and Sydney.

When did the Navitaire passenger service system start?

Navitaire’s passenger service system is New Skies, which was introduced in 2005 and gradually replaced the company’s previous system, Open Skies. New Skies introduced features including a low fare finder and multi-city bookings.

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