Release Note 17-12-19

NDC API 17-12-2019

Selling and Content

Cabin Name Change (Phase-1)

 Effective Date:
   
 APIs Affected:

17.2 OfferPrice, 17.2 SeatAvailability, 17.2 OrderCreate and 17.2 OrderRetrieve

New Feature

To standardise cabin names across airlines in NDC APIs. Currently, NDC APIs return BA branded cabin names for BA flights whereas industry cabin names for other flights.

This CR will ensure industry cabin names returned for all flights.

 Critical Impact:

HIGH - Although, this change could be a breaking change to consumers of the British Airways NDC APIs, the functionality is being released as quiet live. We are looking to create an environment to be able to test this functionality.

 Batch Release:
 COM09-173

Voluntary Servicing

Name Correction - Enable Name Correction up to three characters for NDC Bookings - (Ticketed)

 Effective Date:

   

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderChange

New Feature

The OrderChange – Passenger Servicing (Name correction for un-ticketed bookings) capability provides Travel Management Companies (TMC), Online Travel Agents (OTA) and Service Providers the ability to correct name details of existing booking as per NDC name correction policy.

 Critical Impact:

LOW - This change will not be a breaking change to the consumers of the British Airways NDC APIs

 Batch Release:
 COM07-173 - NDCAVS-315

Name Correction - Enable Name Correction up to three characters for NDC Bookings - (Unticketed)

 Effective Date:

   

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderChange

New Feature

The OrderChange – Passenger Servicing (Name correction for ticketed bookings) capability provides Travel Management Companies (TMC), Online Travel Agents (OTA) and Service Providers the ability to correct name details of existing booking as per NDC name correction policy.

 Critical Impact:

LOW - This change will not be a breaking change to the consumers of the British Airways NDC APIs

 Batch Release:
 COM07-173 - NDCAVS-327