Astra API


Astra API

Make your airline content and offers available to travel sellers directly and easily through the Astra API, to increase sales and loyalty.

Control and customise content for travel sellers

Travel sellers are keen to make the most of the IATA NDC and modern airline retailing opportunity, but access to airline content and technology complexity are barriers. Our Astra API lets you make it easy for them to promote and sell more of your products.

    Efficient access to airline offers

    Direct access from a high quality API

    Direct access from a high quality API

    Our Direct Connect API is purpose built to support the IATA NDC and modern airline retailing standard, so travel sellers can directly access a wide range of offers through a user-friendly and streamlined process.

    • Sellers can easily find and present your offers to customers
    • Rich content including ancillaries
    • Supply branded content that travel sellers and passengers trust

    Real-time connectivity

    Up-to-date information on availability and pricing

    Up-to-date information on availability and pricing

    Travel sellers rely on timely and accurate air product information to keep their customers satisfied and loyal. With the Astra API, you can provide trusted, real-time content that they will want to promote.

    • Real-time flight availability
    • Up-to-date pricing
    • Latest promotions and offers

    Enhanced customer experience

    Airline content that sellers want to share

    Airline content that sellers want to share

    With direct access to your airline offers, travel sellers can provide a more personalised and efficient booking experience for passengers. They naturally favour content that lets them deliver great service that their customers value.

    • Easier, faster searching for maximum efficiency
    • Enriched content, including flights, extras and bundles
    • End-to-end ticketing and servicing

    Flexibility & customisation

    Engage travel sellers with a bespoke experience

    Engage travel sellers with a bespoke experience

    Astra API offers flexibility for travel sellers to customise their search criteria, branding and offerings, and with our Aggregator API they can align air content with their unique business requirements.

    • Highlight relevant offers
    • Present results to customers in preferred formats
    • Easily build and modify bespoke itineraries and combinations of products and ancillaries

    Certified & trusted by industry leaders

    IATA Financial Gateway Certified
    IATA Strategic Partner
    IATA System Provider - Airline Retailing Maturity
    Flight Centre Travel Group | TPConnects

    We are a fully IATA-certified travel technology company and an IATA strategic partner, serving the air transport industry through our expertise and strong industry relationships.

    As part of the Flight Centre Travel Group, we are an established modern air retailing technology partner, chosen and trusted by well-known global customers.

    Gulf Air
    Srilankar Airlines
    Air Mauritius

    Vikas Manra Head of Global Distribution (Former), Gulf Air

    In the words of our clients

    The Gulf Air team rallied around the NDC distribution framework to move from simply selling tickets to offering customers more value by becoming an airline retailer.

    Gulf Air Case Study - Modern Air Retailing

    Let our experts tell you more

    Ask us anything you’d like to know about technical features, benefits, integration and support for the Astra API. Our modern travel retail experts are here to help and advise, based on deep experience of developing the API and using it to connect airlines and travel sellers.

    Client success stories


      Discover our modern air retailing platform with Gulf Air

      Discover our modern air retailing platform with Gulf Air
      Discover our modern air retailing platform with Gulf Air

      Find out how Gulf Air partnered with TPConnects to implement our next-generation airline retailing platform, Astra, securing the success of its boutique strategy.

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      Faster Deployment

      Time-to-value in months

      Our solutions are purpose-built for easy deployment and configuration, so you can get started quickly and see the revenue and profit benefits sooner.


      Seamless UI & UX

      Intuitive booking tools, minimal training

      With our web-based portals, it’s simple for airlines to customise and target offers and showcase exciting content and for travel sellers to browse, compare and sell a full range of products and services.


      Innovation for the future

      Control your content

      Airlines can distribute flight and ancillary offers across all channels. Travel sellers can take control of sales with configurable content and margin.

      Kristiaan van Dijken | Travel Tech Company | TPConnects
      Note from our expert

      The Astra API is transformative for airlines, allowing them to provide optimised travel seller content that makes the most of sales and growth opportunities within a modern air retailing ecosystem. It’s a leap forward for customer experience and differentiation, giving passengers an enhanced range of branded products and ancillaries via one point of contact.

      Kristiaan van Dijken

      VP – Product Management (Airline), TPConnects

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