Twai Travel Technology Solutions will distribute NDC content via Accessone API, a new distribution platform offered by TWAI through a strategic partnership with leading airlines to bring innovation to the air travel industry.
TWAI, travel partners will now be able to access services from Accessone API that include NDC features such as branded fares, rich content, and ancillary services.
TWAI facilitates real-time and direct connectivity with Qatar Airways distribution platform through NDC APIs that accelerate the adoption of airline retailing without any limitations by the traditional distribution channels. Now, It’s an excellent opportunity for travel companies to access Qatar Airways’s NDC content & other leading Airlines NDC content from a single API Accessone.
“We are pleased to have Qatar Airways NDC content, Emirates, American, Delta, Singapore Airlines, Hahn Air, United Airlines & other Major Airlines NDC with a mission to enable direct connectivity between travel companies and airlines delivering endless retailing possibilities in the aviation industry. In addition, we expect travel companies to benefit from Qatar’s NDC content through our notable presence in the global travel market.” – Mr. Moondeep Aggarwal, Co-Founder of TWAI.
TWAI & Airline Technology(Now Acquired by TWAI)has continuously worked on NDC over the last few years to deliver rich travel content and satisfy more of its travel partners across the globe.
About Qatar Airways:
Multiple award-winning airlines, Qatar Airways were announced as the ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2021 World Airline Awards, managed by the international air transport rating organization, Skytrax. It was also named ‘World’s Best Business Class,’ ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Lounge,’ ‘World’s Best Business Class Airline Seat,’ ‘World’s Best Business Class Onboard Catering’ and ‘Best Airline in the Middle East. The airline continues to stand alone at the top of the industry, having won the main prize for an unprecedented sixth time (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017, 2019, and 2021).
Qsuite, a patented Qatar Airways product, features the industry’s first-ever double bed in Business Class, as well as privacy panels that stow away, allowing passengers in adjoining seats to create their own private room, a first of its kind in the industry.
Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join the global airline alliance Oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 160 countries, with 14,250 daily departures
Qatar Airways NDC (Oryx Connect) Capabilities:
- Full availability of Qatar Airways published flight schedules including codeshare flights
- Ability to sell Qatar Airways published fares including easily identifiable Qatar Airways’ Classic, Convenience, Comfort, and Elite fares, and benefits such as free seating and lounge access
- Depending on the connection type, access rich content including images, videos, and flight information with aircraft type, available cabins, and interactive seat maps
- Ability to sell a variety of Qatar Airways private fares for authorized sellers
- Ability to sell ancillary products such as Preferred Seats and Extra Baggage Allowance*
- Ability to add Special Service Requests (SSR) like a wheelchair, special meals, and others
- Multiple payment methods in both BSP/ARC (including credit cards and IATA EasyPay) and non-BSP markets
- Ability to service NDC bookings via Oryx Portal, including rebookings, cancellations, and refunds
More enhanced capabilities, such as auto-refund and auto-exchange, will be added soon.
TWAI is a leading travel technology company worldwide as they serve customers in 50 countries across all continents. They partner with their clients to provide them with the best in class travel technology solutions. This can strengthen your distribution capabilities. They help you automate business in the best way as they have experienced staff. They provide fully responsive travel technology solutions as their team focuses on the latest technology to deliver excellent results. The travel domain and technology expertise make them a trusted travel technology company.
Twai is a Level 4 NDC Aggregator Certified with Full Offer & Order Management, with headquarters in Michigan, USA, and having a local presence in different regions including India, Canada, Singapore, UK, and Europe. Working in the travel domain from 1999 onwards, TWAI’s product offering Accessone enables travel service providers to establish direct connectivity with airlines bypassing legacy distribution channels. We have engineered different sectors of the Travel industry, like Airlines, Travel Agencies/Consolidators, OTA’s, Rewards/Loyalty Companies, and Insurance Companies. For more information, please visit https://www.twai.com/
Products & Services Offered by TWAI are:
- Travel Booking Engine (B2B & B2C)
- GDS, CRS, PSS Integration
- Custom Travel Software Development
- Travel Website Development
- Airline Content (Branded Fares, Amenity, Logo & Fares for your Website)
- Fare Filing
- Ticket Audit/Unused Ticket Refund
- Wholesale Air Fares
Content access you will get by using TWAI Technology company NDC API
➡️Hahn Air Lines
➡️Condor Flugdienst GmbH Airline
Which NDC version is used by TWAI NDC platform?
TWAI NDC APIs are compliant with IATA NDC Version 17.2. Twai is certified by IATA to Level 4. (When this article was written)
What functionality is supported by TWAI NDC API
You will have the ability to shop for flight offers from Airlines and a selection of those partner airlines, book them with multi-payment options and receive your ticket
In terms of NDC messages, we support AirShoppingRQ/RS, OfferPriceRQ/RS, OrderCreateRQ/OrderViewRS and OrderRetrieveRQ/OrderViewRS, Seat AvailibiltyRQ/RS, Service listRQ/RS, Order ReShop and many more.
AirShoppingRQ allows you to specify Origin, Destination, and Dates for a one-way or a round trip itinerary.
AirShoppingRS returns up to 100 flight Offers
OfferPriceRQ allows you to specify an Offer from AirShoppingRS, and request more details (e.g. full price and tax breakdown)
OfferPriceRS returns for the selected Offer, the detailed breakdown of pricing and taxes.
OrderCreateRQ allows you to select an Offer, send payment card details for payment, and request an Order and Ticket(s) to be created.
OrderViewRS returns the “booking confirmation” including full details of the purchased Order and your flight Ticket(s).
OrderRetrieveRQ allows you to retrieve previously created Orders.
OrderViewRS returns the full details of the requested Order.