Release Note 11-08-20

NDC API 11-08-20


Users will be able to rebook part-flown disrupted bookings without any error

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderReshop

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderReshop to rebook a part-flown disrupted booking returns an error. 

Solution

Users will be able to rebook part-flown disrupted bookings without any error.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-41 - NDCD-1115

Correct flight duration will be returned in the response regardless of journey type (connection/direct)

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderReshop

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug in OrderReshop for voluntary change booking where incorrect flight duration is returned for the flights within a connection journey.

Solution

Correct flight duration will be returned in the response regardless of journey type (connection/direct)

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-41 - NDCD-587

Seats of passengers for whom update was not requested will not be deleted when the user updates the seat of one or many of the passengers in the booking

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderChange

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderChange API deletes the seat of passengers for whom update was not requested in a transaction requested to update the seats of one or many of the passengers.

Solution

Seats of passengers for whom update was not requested will not be deleted when the user updates the seat of one or many of the passengers in the booking.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-41 - NDCD-645

OrderChange to rebook such bookings will be successful without any error

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderChange

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderChange to rebook a booking that is held and ticketed with all segments being disrupted without an alternative return an error. 

Solution

OrderChange to rebook such bookings will be successful without any error.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-41 - NDCD-1151

Offers involving flights to which the booking has already been re-accommodated as part of the disruption process will not be returned in OrderReshop response

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderReshop

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderReshop to rebook a disrupted booking returns option to rebook to the flight to which booking has already been re-accommodated as part of the disruption process. Choosing such an offer fails in OrderChange. 

Solution

Offers involving flights to which the booking has already been re-accommodated as part of the disruption process will not be returned in OrderReshop response.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-41 - NDCD-1153

OrderReshop to refund such bookings will return refund quote without any error and successive OrderCancel call will cancel the booking with refunds being processed

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderReshop

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderReshop to refund a booking which is held and ticketed with all segments being disrupted without an alternative return an error.

Solution

OrderReshop to refund such bookings will return refund quote without any error and successive OrderCancel call will cancel the booking with refunds being processed

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-41 - NDCD-1159

OrderCreate/OrderChange will be successful even if 3rd party payer’s contact reference is passed as “ContactInfo-T2” in the request.

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderCreate and 17.2 OrderChange

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderCreate/OrderChange API returns an error when 3rd party payer’s contact reference is passed as “ContactInfo-T2” in the request.

Solution

OrderCreate/OrderChange will be successful even if 3rd party payer’s contact reference is passed as “ContactInfo-T2” in the request.

As part of this fix, changes are made to return the 3rd party payer’s contact reference as “ContactInfo-Payer” in the response regardless of the reference passed in the request

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-41 - NDCD-660

Users will be able to call OrderChange API to add seats with seat offers from multiple SeatAvailability transactions.

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderChange

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderChange requests to add seat fails when offers from multiple SeatAvailability transactions are passed in a single OrderChange request. Post this fix, users will be able to call OrderChange API to add seats with seat offers from multiple SeatAvailability transactions.

Solution

Users will be able to call OrderChange API to add seats with seat offers from multiple SeatAvailability transactions.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
COM9-41 - NDCD-580