Aussie travel tech firm Aeronology has announced its acceptance into ATPCO’s scheme for startups, emerging companies and tech innovators, the Bridge Labs Program.
“Aeronology now has access to Bridge Labs APIs that allow us to connect and explore the most complete set of worldwide air travel content. Our success starts with the connection to ATPCO, the four global GDS’s (Sabre, Travelport, TravelSky and Amadeus), as well as being part of the end transactional environment via IATA,” Russell Carstensen, CEO of Aeronology explained. “Aeronology is now part of the Accelerator programs with ATPCO and IATA, and we are one of the very few global travel technology businesses that are. It’s an exclusive group,” Carstensen added.
“We now have a connection with ATPCO, the world’s primary source for airline retailing and pricing data, blending dependable data and systems with innovative technology. Being part of the Bridge Labs Program plugs Aeronology into the very best airfare distribution minds and applications in the world. We are extremely fortunate and proud to be part of this program. ATPCO’s Routehappy Rich Content and Next Generation Storefront (NGS) will also help our customers, travel agents, provide the comfort and reassurance to travellers when the borders open up again,” Carstensen explained.
“We know that travel agent will also be major supporters”
“Aeronology is a unique player in the travel technology space, driven by the desire to provide efficiencies that enable travel advisors to give their clientele unmatched support. They’re forward-thinking, with a focus on API- and NDC-driven solutions, and clearly see that incorporating Next Generation Storefront (NGS)™ into their platform will improve the flight shopping experience by enabling their users to quickly find the airline product with the right value for the right price. It’s a win for both the travel advisor and traveller,” said Anne Kolodziej, product ,manager of NGS at ATPCO.
Carstensen closed his comments with: “We know that travel agents will also be major supporters of ATPCO’s NGS and Ancillaries – travel agents are, and always will be, one group of experts best able to explain the value of additional services purchased within bundles. Helping the industry to increase revenue, to improve margins and ensure travel agents stay relevant is our aim.”