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Last week I had the pleasure of attending the World Aviation Festival, the largest conference for airline and airport business models. In London, more than 4500 attendees representing all sectors of the airline business… Read More
Darie Dreptate, ATPCO’s new Director of Distribution, shares how distribution is at the epicenter of airline pricing data Welcome to another entry in our director's vlog series, where we interview some of the top… Read More
First-rate networking opportunities, engaging talks, and inspiring panels have been the cornerstone of Elevate, ATPCO’s global conference. This year, we are thrilled to host at the Gaylord National Resort &… Read More
One thing that’s special about the airline industry is that its people have a dedication I’ve never seen elsewhere. Careers span decades, and ATPCO is lucky to have these enthusiastic experts. But one in particular… Read More
Airline distribution is continuously changing, but NDC is causing a seismic shift from product development to consumer friendliness, explains Director of NDC, Solutions, and Partnerships, Graham Wareham. Welcome to… Read More
Danny Finkel is no stranger to the airline industry. Danny helped drive strategic initiatives for Expedia over five years and is now flexing his experience and vision at TripActions, the fastest growing end-to-end… Read More
How ATPCO shifted attendance to its annual global conference along with our brand perception, as explained by Director of Marketing, Beth Taylor. Welcome to the second entry in our director's vlog series, where we… Read More
You buy shoes, right? You go online and select filters for athletic, kids, blue, size 2. Or women’s, sandals, 2-inch heel, black. You go through this same filtering process for cars, hotel rooms, screwdrivers—but not… Read More
Gone are the days when airfare retailing was focused on persuading a customer to buy a one-size-fits-all ticket. Airlines have invested heavily in making travel more accessible by listening to customers and developing… Read More
Insights on hacking and how to innovate securely in the aviation industry from ATPCO’s cybersecurity expert, Harman Kapoor Welcome to the first in our director's vlog series, where we interview some of the top people… Read More
Competing in an international hackathon is a bit like being a rock band on tour There is the trepidation of going somewhere you have never been before, the excitement and challenge of performing for your audience, and… Read More
So, what teams are involved with a successful airline offer?  Airfare pricing is handled by not just one, but two departments at an airline. When they work together, airlines are successful and profitable. What we find… Read More
It’s no secret that every airline pricing department in the world is looking for top talent.    Ideally, everyone would like a strong thinker with years of experience working ATPCO data, Fare Management products, GDSs… Read More
It’s morning, in the suburbs of Dallas. Camera zooms in on a house. Family is getting ready for the day. A woman, Maria, is straightening her hair in her room. She is planning her day.Maria to Smart Assistant (SA):    … Read More
ATPCO Consulting: The Art of Networking, and Free Giveaways Congratulations! Your company made the decision to send you to Elevate 2018 and you will have plenty of opportunities to socialize with like-minded colleagues… Read More
I’d used a bike share once before in the States a couple of years ago, but the industry has come a long way from swiping a credit card to rent a bike from a central bay.This new experience blew me away. On a quiet… Read More
Getting the right leaders in the right seats, with a diversity of perspectives, is critical to a healthy business. It drives customer success, spurs innovation, and creates new revenue streams. Whether flying a plane,… Read More
Earlier this month, I was delighted to attend the third annual Travel Tech Con (TTC). TTC is the only independent conference for tech startups, designed to help them become successful in one of the most sought-after… Read More
What is NDC? IATA collaborated with the industry to develop the NDC (New Distribution Capability) program as a standard for travel industry APIs. NDC is a set of standards for airline distribution that facilitates the… Read More
Airline Distribution is Changing A scan of the travel trade headlines tells you everything. Dynamic Pricing is here! NDC: A Tipping Point? Here’s What’s Next in Airline Merchandising Blockchain to Power Loyalty in… Read More