HitchHiker Flight API

The HitchHiker Flight API is the multi-content flight booking solution for each and every one of your individual projects. Use the Flight API as a basis to create your own travel booking platforms for travel agencies or end-consumers. Develop your own business logic to provide your call centers and over-the-counter agencies with high-performance sales tools or integrate our flights into your internal tour-operator system to create dynamic travel packages. The HitchHiker Flight API provides numerous functionalities covering all aspects of your flight bookings: • Flight search (Fare Display, Available Fares) • Seat maps, seat reservation • Tolerance search • Fare quote • Booking • Edit existing bookings (add segments, cancel booking, Special Service Request ...) • Ticketing, refund and revalidation (as supported by the GDS) • Supplier payments through Virtual (Mastercard) Account Numbers • GDS-independent, XML Webservice interface • Supports all current GDS shopping features such as: Calendar Shopping / LowFare / Cache Search / Nego Space-Unifare • Caching mechanism to reduce GDS transactions • Simult. query option of several netfare databases/suppliers • Supported Fare Types: GDS fares (Abacus, Amadeus, Travelport, Worldspan, Sabre, Sirena), Low-Cost-Carrier fares (for details please visit: http://news.hitchhiker.com/hh-direct-connect.htm), charter fares, net fares, group series fares and allotments Your Advantages: • Individual application, e.g. for: Booking platforms (for end-consumers and agents), Call-Center (consolidator, tour-operator, business travel...) and Over-the-counter sales (travel agency, distrib. partner ...) • Exceptional number of low priced, bookable fares • Exact pricing information starting from the beginning • Full flexibility in the choice of your content (GDS-change without interface-change possible) • Cost savings for implementation/changes • Easy integration with user-friendly interface • Provision as a Software-as-a-Service Solution: no hardware, software or cost of operation