INFINI and Cathay Pacific Airways Sign NDC Agreement
INFINI TRAVEL INFORMATION, Inc. (INFINI-HDQ: Tokyo, Japan: CEO-Kimio Uemura, Capital: JPY 100 million, Ownership: 60% ANA Holdings Inc. / 40% Everest Investment Holdings Limited) has signed a contract with Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. (CX) for the distribution of CX’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) content. Access to CX NDC content will be provided through INFINI’s NDC-compliant product “INFINI NDC SUITE”, developed in collaboration with its UK-based innovation partner, Travelfusion Limited. Travelfusion, certified as an NDC Level 4 aggregator, provides NDC-compliant solutions to 42 airlines all over the world.
INFINI became the first GDS to develop and deliver an NDC product for the Japanese market through its launch of INFINI NDC SUITE in December 2018, which currently distributes NDC content for 7 airlines. The addition of CX’s NDC content to INFINI NDC SUITE further strengthens INFINI’s position as the leading GDS in Japan. In addition to CX, INFINI is currently implementing NDC content for a number of airlines and will further expand its NDC portfolio.
INFINI sees NDC as a unique opportunity to enhance value for all players in the Japan travel market, and with its highly skilled customer service team and Travelfusion’s innovative technology, INFINI is uniquely positioned to ensure a smooth implementation of NDC in Japan.