Singapore Airlines Lines Up GDSs For NDC As Surcharge Looms

Singapore Airlines in January 2021 will start levying a U.S.$12 per-ticket surcharge on "traditional" global distribution system bookings made through legacy EDIFACT connections, the carrier notified travel agencies this summer. Yet, the airline has included each of the three major GDS operators on a list of certified tech providers through which agencies can access additional content and have its surcharge waived when tapping New Distribution Capability-based API connections.

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