Release Note 30-06-20

NDC API 30-06-20


Enable upsell offer to be returned in OfferPrice response for private fares (agents with corporate account code).

 Effective Date:
     
 APIs Affected

17.2 OfferPrice

New Feature

This feature is to enable upsell offer to be returned in OfferPrice response for private fares (agents with corporate account code).

 Critical Impact

LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs

 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-713

Return a user-friendly error response to the user when the request fails due to any technical issue on attempting to ticket the held bookings

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderChange

Problem/Issue

This fix is to return a user-friendly error response to the user when the request fails due to any technical issue on attempting to ticket the held bookings.

Solution

Previous error:

New error:

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-594

OfferPrice API will return baggage allowance for both outbound and inbound (as applicable) in the above-mentioned scenario.

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OfferPrice

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OfferPrice API does not return the baggage allowance of either outbound or inbound when journey is a connection journey with all BA flights and has different baggage allowances for outbound and inbound. 

Solution

OfferPrice API will return baggage allowance for both outbound and inbound (as applicable) in the above-mentioned scenario.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-548

OrderRetrieve will return success response on retrieval of GDS booking on which few flight segments where ticketed by other carriers.

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderRetrieve

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderRetrieve API returns error response on retrieval of GDS bookings on which few flight segments where ticketed by other carriers.

Solution

OrderRetrieve will return success response in the above mentioned scenario.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-279

Error messages will be returned based on specific scenario

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderCreate and 17.2 OrderChange

Problem/Issue

This fix is to return a user-friendly error message when incorrect/invalid currency code is provided by user in the request. 

Solution

Meaningful error message will be returned based on the scenario.

OrderChange – card payment:

OrderChange – cash payment:

OrderCreate – card payment:

OrderCreate – cash payment:

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-286

OrderReshop response will be returned on attempting to obtain reshop offers (for change booking) where the reshop offers could contain flights with duration less than one hour. 

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderReshop

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderReshop API returns error on attempting to obtain reshop offers (for change booking) where the reshop offers could contain flights with duration less than one hour. 

Solution

A successful OrderReshop response will be returned successfully in such scenario.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-453

OfferPrice response will have Priceclass list referring to correct Disclosure reference for upsell offers.

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OfferPrice

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where Priceclass list was referring to incorrect Disclosure reference for upsell offers.

Solution

OfferPrice response will have Priceclass list referring to correct Disclosure reference for upsell offers.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-749

OfferPrice response will have Priceclass list referring to correct Disclosure reference for inbound journey of the requested offer.

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OfferPrice

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where Priceclass list was not referring the Disclosure reference for inbound journey of the requested offer. 

Solution

OfferPrice response will have Priceclass list referring to correct Disclosure reference for inbound journey of the requested offer.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-543

OfferPrice will return price quote details along with upsell offer, but without disclosures for upsell offer when not being able to populate the same.

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OfferPrice

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug OfferPrice was failing with error when not being able to return the disclosures of upsell offer. 

Solution

Instead of failing the entire price quote response, OfferPrice will return price quote details along with upsell offer, but without disclosures for upsell offer when not being able to populate the same.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-35 - NDCD-572