Emirates announced that it will introduce a surcharge of between $14 and $25 per ticket on all bookings made via global distribution systems from July 1, 2021. It will also launch exclusive rich content and services for travel agent partners on its New Distribution Capability-enabled direct-connect platform, Emirates Gateway, on the same day.
Agencies not signed up to the Emirates Gateway, which was launched in October 2020, can continue to access Emirates’ legacy content through Amadeus, Travelport, TravelSky, Infini and Sirena.
From July 1, the following NDC content will be available via Emirates Gateway:
- Differentiated ticket pricing such as dedicated promotional fares and pre-sale
- Ability to sell excess baggage, enabling enhanced…