06.09.2018

Lufthansa Group and Corporate Travel Management (CTM) activated first NDC API solution in Hong Kong

  • The global-leading travel management company continues to deliver values to its customers with robust technology and partnership with suppliers.
  • Lufthansa Group welcomes CTM to the newly launched NDC Partner Program. NDC Smart Offer content now seamlessly available within the CTM ecosystem

Lufthansa Group and Corporate Travel Management (CTM) have signed a pan-Pacific agreement to work together on the implementation of the Lufthansa Group  New Distribution Capability (NDC API).
Lufthansa Group, which includes Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa German Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines is partnering with CTM so its customers can benefit from better as well as more fares and travel content without paying any additional fees.

Mr. Malte Haut, General Manager, Hong Kong, South China & Macau of Lufthansa Group Airline Sales, said “I am convinced that the travel industry needs to become more digital, and technological cooperation across the supply chain will be an innovation driver. I am very proud to announce the first NDC API with CTM starting in Hong Kong region. This milestone will bring a new quality to the value chain between Lufthansa Group and CTM and benefit our joint customers.”

As an industry trendsetter, Lufthansa Group takes a leap forward as to modern airline retailing-business models by offering its B2B partners an advantageous value proposition that entails technology, servicing, exclusive discounted fares and upfront discounts on all classes (Hong Kong NDC Smart Offer). 

The NDC Partner Program clearly focuseson value creation with more customer centric offers. It also enables customized fare products which result in disrupting the current way of packaging offers. In both home and global market, Lufthansa group already partners with industry leaders offering exclusive benefits through their NDC Partner Program to their travelers.