So, what is the motivation for Lufthansa and Swiss putting surcharges on certain fares booked by travel agents through the GDS.
- Could it be they are just flexing their muscles?
- Are they driving traffic to their own online channels, trade and consumer?
- Could it be that European airline/GDS contract negotiations are ongoing?
- Maybe it's something to do with all three.
More on the subject from Business Travel Europe.
Linda Fox, lead reporter, Travolution