Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API – tailored to your business

The future of the travel market will be characterised by individuality. New demands from end customers for ancillary services, relevant offers, and transparency will pose new questions for the industry. NDC already provides the answers to these challenges – with a direct, dynamic, flexible and modern data standard. Via the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API, our partners can access exclusive offers (NDC Smart Offer). In this way, we always enable the appropriate solution – tailored to the requirements of your business.

You can access the Lufthansa Group airlines’ exclusive offers in three ways:

  1. With a connection via a third-party interface (aggregator) that is already connected to our Direct NDC API. An overview of our certified technology partners can be found here.
  2. Via a direct and customised connection to the Lufthansa Group airlines’ offer and order management system. Click here to obtain detailed advice.
  3. Through the web-based access tool and booking interface SPRK, or the Lufthansa Group airlines’ websites.

Regardless of whether you are a distribution partner, corporate customer or technology provider – you will find the most important information about the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API here.

Embark on a journey with us towards a successful future and create trendsetting offer options for your customers or your company. It is our goal, working together with you, to create a customer-oriented distribution environment.

Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API – tailored to your business

The future of the travel market will be characterised by individuality. New demands from end customers for ancillary services, relevant offers, and transparency will pose new questions for the industry. NDC already provides the answers to these challenges – with a direct, dynamic, flexible and modern data standard. Via the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API, our partners can access exclusive offers (NDC Smart Offer). In this way, we always enable the appropriate solution – tailored to the requirements of your business.

You can access the Lufthansa Group airlines’ exclusive offers in three ways:

  1. With a connection via a third-party interface (aggregator) that is already connected to our Direct NDC API. An overview of our certified technology partners can be found here.
  2. Via a direct and customised connection to the Lufthansa Group airlines’ offer and order management system. Click here to obtain detailed advice.
  3. Through the web-based access tool and booking interface SPRK, or the Lufthansa Group airlines’ websites.

Regardless of whether you are a distribution partner, corporate customer or technology provider – you will find the most important information about the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API here.

Embark on a journey with us towards a successful future and create trendsetting offer options for your customers or your company. It is our goal, working together with you, to create a customer-oriented distribution environment.

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Information for distribution partners

Information for distribution partners

With the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API, make use of the new, innovative booking channel that gives your travel agency direct access to the Lufthansa Group airlines’ range of services.

With the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API, make use of the new, innovative booking channel that gives your travel agency direct access to the Lufthansa Group airlines’ range of services.

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NDC API – together with you towards a successful future

New Distribution Capability (NDC) is IATA’s pioneering data standard. With the opportunities that NDC offers, the Lufthansa Group airlines are expanding their direct booking channels. As a travel agency, you will therefore benefit from a greater ability to customise offers that you can use to approach your customers in a way that more closely meets their requirements – for example, with exclusive access to the NDC Smart Offer, attractive price savings and selected ancillary services.

The travel industry requires flexible booking systems in order to be able to serve the changing needs of its customers. As pioneers in distribution, the Lufthansa Group airlines have been working on suitable solutions and the most modern NDC interfaces so that distribution partners can directly access the products and offers of Austrian Airlines, Lufthansa, SWISS and Brussels Airlines.

You can make use of the Direct NDC API offered by the Lufthansa Group airlines’ via three different paths – third-party interface, direct connection and web-based access – as you wish, and as the changing needs of your customers require it.

Your NDC benefits at a glance:

NDC Smart Offer:

  • Price savings on many ancillary services
  • Access to the most competitive fares
  • Better and more customised offers thanks to variable price points
  • Exclusive advance sales of offer fares

NDC Bonus

  • Financial support for implementing a Direct NDC API
  • NDC Coupon Bonus

Servicing

  • Online training for SPRK
  • User support via a dedicated help desk

Technology

  • Free connection to SPRK
  • Connection via third-party interfaces
  • Customised Direct NDC API
  • Continuous further development, also for collaborative pilot projects

The Lufthansa Group airlines offer you a choice of more than 70 certified technology providers. Working with you, they will develop customised solutions for your needs. Simply contact one of our technology partners and get comprehensive advice about the new options.

If you have any further questions, you can get in touch with your known Lufthansa Group airlines’ contact.

Further information can also be found on the eXperts portal.

Information for corporate customers

Information for corporate customers

With the Lufthansa Group airlines NDC API, make your current booking processes even more future-proof and discover the ways in which, together with your partners, you can make best use of the innovative distribution channel.

With the Lufthansa Group airlines NDC API, make your current booking processes even more future-proof and discover the ways in which, together with your partners, you can make best use of the innovative distribution channel.

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Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API for companies

With the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API, you can make use of IATA’s pioneering data standard and benefit from the Lufthansa Group airlines’ direct booking channels for your travel planning.

Many companies have implemented customised booking processes together with their travel agency.
Consequently, and as a first step, it is important to analyse all online, offline, and downstream processes with the travel agency.
We will accompany you on this journey and gladly advise you on the development of an implementation concept. Working with a technology provider and your travel agency partner, the NDC interface can then be designed based on your precise requirements.

For this, the Lufthansa Group airlines offer you more than 70 already certified technology providers who, working together with you, will develop the appropriate customised solutions.

Your NDC benefits at a glance

  • Direct access to the Lufthansa Group airlines’ exclusive range of services
  • Improved presentation of customised and exclusive ancillary services
  • Technologically innovative distribution channel which will also ensure future offer placement
  • Attractive distribution channel for no-touch bookings

Information for technology providers

Information for technology providers

Accompany us on our journey into the future and become a partner of the Lufthansa Group airlines. Take our sales and distribution partners forward with your innovative and profitable solutions with the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API.

Accompany us on our journey into the future and become a partner of the Lufthansa Group airlines. Take our sales and distribution partners forward with your innovative and profitable solutions with the Lufthansa Group airlines’ NDC API.

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NDC API – opportunities for technology partners

The introduction of new technologies fosters new partnerships and cooperations. We look forward to getting to know you as a new technology provider.

We are constantly searching for partners who possess the relevant expertise to develop innovative, profitable solutions for our distribution partners.

Within the area of technical cooperation, we are specifically looking for the following:

  • Technology providers who are able to create a special programming interface for the use of the Direct NDC API by the Lufthansa Group airlines’ distribution partners and corporate customers
  • Providers of online booking engines
  • Providers of further travel IT applications such as search-&-book, tracking, or billing solutions

Get in touch with us; using your ideas and the latest technology, help to create our joint journey into the future.

In addition, the Lufthansa Group airlines in cooperation with various technology providers offer innovative solutions for the new booking channels and, at the same time, are always open to fresh ideas.

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