LOT Polish Airlines has become the sixteenth carrier to make its New Distribution Capability fares available to travel agent retailers using the Sabre global distribution system.
The personalised NDC deals are now bookable through the Sabre Offer and Order APIs, agency booking solution, Sabre Red 360, and its online booking tool, GetThere.
The move support LOT’s recently unveiled plans to increase its fleet to 110, add 20 destinations and grow passenger number by 70% between 2024 and 2028.
Marta Wiśniewska, global sales director, said: “The next five years will be both exciting and challenging for our team.
“We have ambitious goals and NDC is one of the key enablers for bringing our strategy to life. NDC provides high quality solutions and offers advanced tools for offer and order management.
“I am deeply convinced that our cooperation with Sabre can make the product available to more agents and increase our competitiveness in terms of individual customers.”
Arkadiusz Gawryluk, director of digital, distribution and loyalty at LOT added: “The travel industry is changing rapidly, and LOT Polish Airlines is striving to be a leader in this evolution, for instance by levelling up our approach to travel retailing and distribution.
“We are excited about our partnership with Sabre and are looking forward to delivering our NDC offers to travel agents and travel buyers across the globe.”
“Since its foundation almost 100 years ago, LOT Polish Airlines has been a forward-thinking, innovative carrier and we are happy to join them on their NDC journey,” said Kathy Morgan, vice president, product management – distribution experiences, Sabre Travel Solutions.
“Through NDC, airlines can unlock new revenue streams and add even more value across travellers’ journeys. At Sabre, we aim to make this content available at scale in the indirect channel while safeguarding the end-to-end workflows and operational efficiencies that are so important to travel agencies.”