NDC Marketplace | NDC Certification Program

NDC Marketplace | NDC Certification Program

NDCMarketplace offers endless possibilities for selling NDC, GDS, and LCC flights via a single portal. New Distribution Capability, NDC for short, is an XML-based data transmission standard (NDC Standard) that was launched by the International Air Transportation Association (IATA) to transform the way the travel industry sells its products and address the shortcomings of the existing airline distribution system.

What is NDC booking?

New Distribution Capability (NDC) is a data exchange format based on Offer and Order management processes for airlines to create and distribute relevant offers to the customer regardless of the distribution channel. ​​​​ About. Resources. Standard.

What are the benefits of NDC?

Since NDC is based on a high-quality XML standard, both travelers and travel agents will have access to a rich content experience with pictures and videos. That means that you can see exactly how much extra space you are actually buying. It also makes it easier for you to compare several items (and airlines) at once.

What is the difference between GDS and NDC?

While in the GDS traditional distribution channel your Agency is issuing the ticket using the GDS/Ticketing System provider solution, the NDC transaction is issued by the airline itself.


NDC (New Distribution Capability) is a travel industry-supported program (NDC Program) launched by IATA for the development and market adoption of a new, XML-based data transmission standard (NDC Standard). The NDC Standard enhances the capability of communications between airlines and travel agents and is open to any third party, intermediary, IT provider, or non-IATA member, to implement and use.


NDC enables the travel industry to transform the way air products are retailed to corporations, leisure, and business travelers, by addressing the industry’s current distribution limitations: product differentiation and time-to-market, access to full and rich air content, and finally, a transparent shopping experience.

Who will benefit and how?

Available on a voluntary and open basis, NDC benefits different industry players across the airline distribution value chain as follows:

  • Full service and low-cost airlines > Differentiate their Products and Services
  • Travel Sellers > Access Full and Rich Air Content of the Airlines
  • Customers > Benefit from a Transparent Shopping Experience


IATA Agents Register using your own Airline Credentials

IATA Agents who register directly with NDCMarketplace gain access to the user-friendly NDCMarketplace platform with their own NDC, GDS, and LCC Content. Register, subscribe to the plan, configure your API Credentials, and start selling.

Non-IATA Agents Content Services for Non-IATA Agents

Our pay-as-you-go model enables Non-IATA Agencies to Go Live Quickly and Easily Non-IATA Agencies receive the benefit of getting connected to multiple airlines by using NDCMarketplace’s own content, allowing them to purchase tickets using a Credit Card. They can create and manage Sub Agencies, Sub Users, Markups, Book and Issue tickets along with ancillaries and provide after-sales services on a Single Screen Platform. Register your Agency on the platform, Select your Subscription plan and start selling.

B2B / OTA On your Booking Engine

Today to gain access to our Combined API for 47+ NDC and LCC airlines. We take care of the different versions from the IT Providers and PSS and irrespective of the IATA Schemas and expose a Combined API in one Schema (currently NDC 18.2) for your use. Plans to Suit Every Business Choose a package that best suits your specific requirements.

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