Fergal Kelly, vice president of content for Travelport, said that Travelport is already implementing capabilities proposed by NDC using available technologies and standards. Amadeus said that it, too, already has capabilities that NDC would enable. Amadeus said it supports the goals of NDC “both philosophically and with the development of our own platforms, where most of these functionalities are already available.” NDC is an initiative to develop an XML-based language standard for travel agent distribution, for the purpose of selling a wider range of airline products and services through travel agents. Get the full story at Travel Weekly Read also "A hotelier’s take on IATA’s ‘New Distribution Capability’"