Lufthansa to add surcharge to every booking made via the GDS
by Kevin May, Tnooz
The “value of the GDS” debate has returned with a bang, with Lufthansa introducing a levy on all bookings made via a GDS after announcing a new commercial strategy.
The Euro 16 surcharge will apply worldwide from September this year on every first issue ticket for Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and Swiss International Airlines.
The Distribution Cost Charge will not be added to any tickets bought via the websites of the individual carriers. ...Lufthansa to add surcharge to every booking made via the GDS