New Distribution Capability

What is New Distribution Capability (NDC)?

New distribution capability (NDC) is a travel industry-supported program launched by IATA for the development of airline distribution via an XML-based data transmission standard (NDC Standard). The NDC Standard enhances the capability of communications between airlines and travel agents, which make . Clyde are IATA NDC level 3 certified, having developed against this new standard to give our customers even more choice.

New distribution capability enables the travel industry to transform the way air products are retailed to corporations and business travelers, by addressing the industry’s current distribution channels limitation: product differentiation and time-to-market, access to full and rich air content and transparent shopping experience for end users.

What are the benefits of working with an NDC certified agent?

In implementing New distribution capability, Clyde have reduced their dependence on the traditional global distribution system used by most of the travel industry. By adopting ndc standard we are able to consume NDC API from the worlds leading airlines.

The NDC environment allows Clyde to shop, offer and service personalised offers to our customers. NDC benefits both the airline industry and our mutual customers, reducing cost in distribution and offers personalised fares to travelers.

Clyde are one of the few UK travel management companies to have completed our NDC implementation, which means we NDC capable. Our proprietary system enables our continuous NDC adoption as it becomes available from airlines and provides travelers with choice via our NDC solution alongside our global distribution systems.


Clyde's customers benefit from our ability through proprietary travel technology to consume and service fares direct from major airlines, giving them the broadest choice of airline content.

Make Savings on Airfares

Clyde are one of the few travel management companies to have the ability to consume these airfares and there are often savings versus traditional channels. We use our own technology so we have no additional charges from 3rd party suppliers to pass on to customers.

Future proof

The NDC standard is on a journey and here to stay. Clyde is committed to developing our technology in collaboration with the airline industry to benefit our mutual business travelers with choice and savings. Being able to adopt ndc at the start of the journey and playing a lead role in the ndc program means we have experience in implementing multiple airline standards to offer customers broad content from multiple channels.

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Existing customers are reminded to contact their designated travel team using the email or telephone numbers provided to their organisation, to ensure their enquiry is dealt with by the correct team. 

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