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Lufthansa Group launches its new NDC Partner Program in Kuwait
September 5, 2018, 7:42 pm

Travel agencies, corporate customers and travel technology providers in Kuwait can now find out about the airline group's various direct sales interfaces on a new website. was set up as part of the NDC Partner Program. This program now bundles offers, exclusive content and solutions of the NDC API connection of Lufthansa Group Airlines on a single platform.

The website is freely available on the internet and provides information on services that are beneficial for sales partners and customers, the so-called NDC Smart Offer, as well as technological and strategic cooperation options. The program also offers user support for connected sales partners and training programs. Travel agencies interested in the free web-based NDC solution SPRK can now register on the website and gain access to the booking and service platform. The registration is possible by filling in a form available on the new website. Until the end of this year, Lufthansa Group will be offering a special incentive of 1EUR per coupon for agents using the SPRK platform.

Also effective 1 September until 31 December, Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa and SWISS are expanding their NDC Smart Offer for flights originating from Kuwait to European destinations. Additional savings starting from 10 KD in Economy Class and up to 100 KD in First Class will be exclusively available on the NDC-based distribution channels*.

"We want to provide our local agents with the best possible solutions. The newly launched NDC Partner Program and its website is an important tool. A steadily increasing number of agents are already using and benefiting from NDC Smart Offer," says Dr. Stefan Kreuzpaintner, Vice President Sales EMEA of the Lufthansa Group. is available in German and English. This site will be launched in many other markets worldwide.

NDC (New Distribution Capability) is a travel industry supported program (NDC Program) launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard (NDC Standard). This enhances the capability of communications between airlines and travel agents.

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

*Access exclusive offers and content via NDC-based distribution channels:

·         Lufthansa Group own web-based booking platform SPRK

·         NDC API solutions




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