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About us

We fuel the future of air travel

What we do

We provide the world’s leading technology, pricing, and shopping data to airlines, global distribution systems, travel agencies, and tech companies.

Owned by airlines, we blend reliable data and systems with innovative technology so we can create value for everyone. And we do it economically: our operations are funded by just 1 dollar of every 7,500 dollars in passenger revenue. 


Our vision

To fuel the future of air travel, leading the industry into the next generation of distribution, by empowering smart connection of all content through all channels.


Our mission

Our mission is to be the airline industry's trusted partner in driving innovation, reducing complexity, and delivering network economics to the entire distribution ecosystem through standards, technology, and effective governance.

Our news

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Customer Spotlight: Aeromexico will stop tax rejections by using ATPCO’s Tax Reference service
Do you know what the leading cause of interline rejections are? Tax mistakes. In fact, mistakes with taxes accounted for over 40% of all first-stage…
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Director's vlog series: NDC means a million things — but the most important one is change
Airline distribution is continuously changing, but NDC is causing a seismic shift from product development to consumer friendliness, explains…
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TripActions’ Danny Finkel: Customers and travelers just want more choice
Danny Finkel is no stranger to the airline industry. Danny helped drive strategic initiatives for Expedia over five years and is now flexing his…

Our priorities

Retailing

Retailing

Distribution

Distribution

Offers

Offers

Industry innovation

Industry innovation

Our culture

Empowerment

Empowerment

We trust each other to continue and develop ideas.

Learning

Learning

We passionately adjust, expand, and share our expertise.

Innovation

Innovation

We act quickly and deliver smart solutions.

Collaboration

Collaboration

We grow stronger when we work together.

Transparency

Transparency

We champion open communication and trust.

Our history

See what we’ve been up to.

2019

ATPCO fully integrates Routehappy into its organization and bolsters the leadership team.

ATPCO exceeds 200 million fares on its database.

2018

ATPCO acquires Routehappy, making them an industry standard for airline rich content and taking a significant step toward our vision to empower smart connections of all content through all channels.

ATPCO receives patent for cacheless airline ticket pricing model.

2017

ATPCO rebrands. The new identity made its debut for the people who inspired it at Elevate 2017. Read our Top 10 Stories from 2017.

NDC Exchange goes into production with its first carrier.

ATPCO launches Bridge Labs to connect start-ups and emerging ideas within the ecosystem.

2016

ATPCO transforms its distribution and subscription products and becomes the single source for exception and other tax data.

2015

ATPCO begins gathering industry knowledge for dynamic pricing principles and roadmap.

2014

ATPCO begins planning for NDC operability and solutions.

2011

ATPCO transforms the Rules system, automates baggage and tax data, and launches the Baggage Calculator.

2010

IATA selects the ATPCO data standard as the implementation method for its new baggage rules.

2009

ATPCO creates the industry-standard Branded Fares product and exceeds 100 million fares on its database.

2008

ATPCO transforms the Fares system.

2005

ATPCO automates the processing of service fees.

2000

ATPCO automates the processing of negotiated fares.

1999

ATPCO automates ticket reissues.

1998

Latin America office opens.

1997

Asia Pacific office opens.

 

1989

ATPCO submits the first electronic fare filing to the US Department of Transportation.

1987

EMEA office opens.

1982

ATPCO offers first electronic data subscriptions for fares and rules.

1981

ATPCO offers the first automated rules system.

1979

ATPCO publishes non-US airline fares and rules.

1974

ATP reorganizes as Airline Tariff Publishing Company (ATPCO), with expanded capabilities and responsibilities, and moves headquarters to Dulles International Airport.

1969

ATP buys its first IBM mainframe computer to process fare data.

1965

Airline Tariff Publishers, Inc. (ATP) is founded from Air Traffic Conference and divested from the ATA.

1958

Air Cargo tariffs are consolidated into the Air Traffic Conference of the Air Transport Association of America (ATA).

1947

Air Cargo Incorporated produces filed air freight tariffs.

1945

Air Traffic Conference of America produces filed passenger tariffs.

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