TravelNewsAsia.com
Wed, 6 Nov 2019

Airline Distribution - Interview with Rakesh Narayanan of Sabre Travel Solutions

Exclusive interview with Rakesh Narayanan, VP and RGM South Asia & Pacific, Sabre Travel Solutions - Airline Sales.

In this interview, filmed at the IATA Airline Industry Retailing Symposium in Bangkok on 29 October 2019, Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com asks Rakesh to update us on the latest industry trends and developments.

You will learn how NDC is being developed, what NDC means to the different sectors within the industry, and whether Asia Pacific really is lagging behind in terms of implementation, or whether that is just a general misconception.

Rakesh Narayanan. Click to enlarge.

We discuss the latest APIs, scalability, and how Rakesh sees airline distribution developing in the future.

Rakesh tells us why low cost airlines in the region do not seem to be as involved in NDC, and how Sabre is working with Singapore Airlines, which is currently Level 4 NDC certified and will soon become @scale NDC certified - the level above.

Rakesh also tells us why Sabre's new long-term agreement with ATPCO and Routehappy is so important, and what it means to agencies and airlines.

It can be very daunting for companies to set up new systems, Rakesh shares his thoughts on the costs and challenges involved for a company to implement the systems required to work with NDC and how best to go about this.

Rakesh also tells us what role Sabre is playing in educating the industry about NDC, how the different players within the industry can benefit, and what needs to be done to make the most of this new opportunity. All that and much, much more in the HD video and podcast below.

Airline Distribution - Interview with Rakesh Narayanan of Sabre Travel Solutions

PODCAST

Latest HD video interviews and podcasts: Lost Bags and Airline Baggage Tracking - Interview with Peter Drummond, SITA, Future of Airline Distribution and NDC - Interview with Yanik Hoyles, IATA, Airline Distribution - Interview with Rakesh Narayanan of Sabre Travel Solutions, SITA Baggage User Conference 2019 in Bangkok 5-7 November, ATPCO and Routehappy - Interview with Robert Albert at IATA AIR Symposium 2019, IATA Airline Industry Retailing Symposium 2019 - Interview with Stephan Copart, Awesome Trip - Interview with Mark Corbett, Chief Innovation Officer, Vern Insurance Technologies - Interview with Marton Elodi at IATA AIRS 2019Evolution of Airline Chatbots - Interview with Jonathan Newman, CCO of ( caravelo (, Cambodia Airways' Plans for the Future - Interview with Commercial Director, Nine Exclusive HD Video Interviews from Cambodia Travel Mart 2019, How's Business at the Hyatt Regency Bangkok Sukhumvit? Interview with Sammy Carolus, GM and Exclusive Interview with CEO of Vistara TATA SIA Airlines, Mr. Leslie Thng.

See latest Travel News, Interviews, Podcasts and other news regarding: Sabre, NDC, Sabre Travel Solutions.

Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address to the right. You can also receive the daily news service by WhatsApp, stay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
     
Advertising
Advertising
Copyright © 1997-2019 TravelNewsAsia.com