GDSs, Airline Systems Work To Enable Nonbinary Gender Booking Options

Each year, the

International Air Transport Association and Airlines for America produce a

lengthy manual of standards on air ticket reservations and airline interlining.

When the major airline trade bodies on June 1 release the 42nd edition, it will

outline a new option for gender—X—in addition to the established M and F

designators, for male and female.

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