"Emirates Airlines" provides exclusive content for travel agents on the "Emirates Gate"
Emirates Airlines announced that it will provide rich content and exclusive services to its travel agent partners on its own direct communication platform, the Emirates Gateway, which supports the "new distribution capabilities NDC", starting from July 1, 2021. On the same day, it will start charging fees. Additional on all reservations made via GDS.
The company said in a statement that this announcement follows the launch of the Emirates Gateway in October of last year, and represents an important development in Emirates Airlines’s plans to meet the requirements of a dynamic market by providing business partners with different communication options, products and benefits across channels.
Chief Commercial Officer, Adnan Kazim, said: “We are working to enable our business partners to provide better customer experiences. And additional options for agents. "
He added, "We have received positive responses from our business partners who use GDS, and based on our strong relationships with all players in the travel system, we will continue to work to strengthen the relationships we have built with them over the years by providing great value and services to them."
Travel agencies that have not joined the "Emirates Gateway" can continue to access content on "Emirates Airlines" through global distribution system partners Amadeus, Travelport, Travelsky, Infini and Sirena. However, "Emirates Airlines" is to reduce the high cost that it bears through the distribution system Global, will charge from July 1, 2021 an additional distribution fee for reservations made through GDS, ranging between 14 and 25 dollars per ticket, depending on the length of the sector.
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