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Clarification in terminology – Direct Connect or Supplier Direct

Thanks to Jim Davidson for his comments on The Beat on my post on Channel Shift (see below for his comments in italics).  Jim is right.  There are two things at issue here.  DIRECT CONNECT – Farelogix provides a technology solution to suppliers which they refer to as the “Direct Connect Distribution Model” that allows

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I feel like we are watching a slow motion train wreck

American Airlines reassures agencies over Sabre impasse | Tnooz (click here to read Tnooz article) The interesting thing about this whole debate is that the whole argument about “direct connect” is really about “GDS bypass”.  This is NOT a discussion about technology folks.  It is – plain and simple – a business model issue. There

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A bit of Direct Connect History that may have gotten lost – The Formation of THISCO, by John Davis

In light of the current airline/GDS debate and how much the following article reminded me of Jim Davidson of Farelogix and what he is facing on the airline distribution front, I had to reprint this article from John F. Davis III, the original CEO of THISCO (now known as Pegasus Solutions). Oh, and since Rupert

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Distribution Basics: And what role do the GDSs play? Part 3 of 3 (otherwise known as You Get What You Pay For) CORRECTED

This is part 3 of 3 in the discussion about the distribution portfolio of American Airlines. In the previous two posts, we’ve looked at the internal CRS environment of the airline (which for AA is Sabre’s Airline Solutions) and we’ve looked at the technology necessary on the consumer front to power the website and to

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