26.12.2018

Lufthansa Group airlines welcome Wipro Limited as the first corporate client in Asia Pacific to the NDC Partner Program

  • Lufthansa Group airlines welcome Wipro Limited to the NDC Partner Program
  • The NDC Smart Offer content is now seamlessly available within the Wipro ecosystem

Lufthansa Group airlines have entered into an agreement with Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, thereby welcoming their first corporate client in India in the Lufthansa Group NDC Partner Program.  

As part of the NDC Partner Program, which bundles the offers, exclusive content and solutions of Lufthansa Group Direct NDC API connection on a single platform, Wipro Limited can now access the beneficial ‘NDC Smart Offer’: Special fare promotions and reduced published fares for Lufthansa Group airlines can now be booked for flights from India. As a company with a global presence, Wipro will also benefit from the ‘Light’ and ‘Business Saver’ fares in Europe, which are available exclusively in various markets via Lufthansa Group airlines’ Direct NDC API. Additionally, being part of the Lufthansa Group NDC Partner Program enables Wipro to book ancillary products such as advance seat reservation, excess baggage, Wi-Fi and lounge access vouchers directly, accelerating and simplifying the corporate booking process. 

“I am proud to welcome the first corporate partner in the important Indian market to our NDC Partner Program. We are happy to be able to offer our valued client Wipro the pricing and services they deserve. Our new partnership is a great example for how supportive and beneficial NDC can be for companies such as Wipro. I am convinced that the further integration of digital technology into the supply chain is an innovation driver”, says Paurus Nekoo, General Manager Sales India, Lufthansa Group.

As an industry frontrunner, Lufthansa Group airlines have taken a leap forward in the world of modern airline retailing-business models by offering its B2B partners a real value proposition. In both, home and global market, Lufthansa Group already collaborates with industry leaders offering exclusive benefits through its NDC Partner Program to travelers. More information can be found on the NDC Partner Program website, a platform dedicated to corporate customers, sales partners and travel technology providers: www.lhgroupairlines.com/ndc

Lufthansa Group has already achieved the highest IATA NDC level of certification in 2017 and continues to invest further in innovative NDC solutions, which improve the capabilities and offers for its travel agency partners, and furthermore, strengthen its leading position in the industry. 

About Lufthansa Group
The Lufthansa Group is the world’s largest aviation group in terms of turnover as well as the market leader in Europe’s airline sector. The Group strives to be the “First Choice in Aviation” for its customers, employees, shareholders and partners. Safety, quality, reliability and innovation are the prime credentials and priorities of all its business activities.
The Lufthansa Group is divided into the three strategic areas of Hub Airlines, Point-to-Point Business and Service Companies. The Group’s network carriers, with their premium brands of Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, serve its home market from their Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich and Vienna hubs. With its Eurowings brand, the Group also offers short- and long-haul point-to-point services in the growing private travel market. And with its service companies, which are all global market leaders in their individual industries, the Lufthansa Group has found success in further areas of the aviation business.
Lufthansa Group airlines serve 289 destinations in 106 countries, offering 13,322 weekly frequencies. The current fleet is comprised of 731 aircraft (as of December 2018) and the Group will continue to take delivery of new aircraft until 2025.
For further information, guests may log on to www.lufthansa.com or contact their nearest travel agent. Terms & conditions apply.

About Wipro Limited
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. Wipro harnesses the power of cognitive computing, hyper-automation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help their clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, Wipro Limited has over 175,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, they discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.