Release Note 16-09-20

NDC API 16-09-20



Agent email address no longer removed from PNR to fix email issue

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderCreate, 17.2 OrderChange

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where agent email gets removed from PNR resulting in emails not being sent intermittently for prime/post sale seat purchase by IATA agents.

Solution

Agent email address will not be removed, and emails will be sent for prime/post sale seat purchase by IATA agents.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
NDCD-1089

Upsell offers removed from OfferPrice when requested fare is highest

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OfferPrice

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where upsell offers are returned in OfferPrice response without PriceClass reference when the requested fare is already in highest cabin of flight.

Solution

Upsell offer will not be returned in OfferPrice response when the requested fare is already in highest cabin of the flight.

Note: This fix is done for scenarios with direct flights and scenarios where all flights of a connection journey are in the same cabin. Scenarios involving flights with different cabins in a connection journey will be handled in upcoming releases.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
NDCD-736

Requote held booking no longer fails when fares have the same price for multiple pax types

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OfferPrice, 17.2 OrderReshop (Requote held booking)

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OfferPrice/OrderReshop (requote held booking) fails for certain fares which has same price for more than one pax type (Adult and Young Adult with same price or Child and Young Adult with same price).

Solution

OfferPrice/OrderReshop (requote held booking) will return price quote successfully without any error for such cases. It also includes a fix for an issue where OfferPrice/OrderReshop (requote held booking) returns incorrect price details when requested for Humanitarian and Private Fare Adult leisure fares with more than 1 young adult.

 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
NDCD-133/NDCD-478

Cancellation of private fares regardless of fare status

 Effective Date:

    

 APIs Affected:

17.2 OrderCancel

Problem/Issue

This is to fix a bug where OrderCancel fails for certain private fares when the booked fare is expired or removed at time of cancellation

Solution
Cancellation of bookings with such fares will be successful regardless of the status of fare at time of cancellation.
 Critical Impact:
LOW - This will not impact any breaking change to the consumption of British Airways NDC APIs
 Batch Release IT Ref:
NDCD-428