FCM Travel Solutions strengthens industry collaboration with new airline distribution team

FCM Travel Solutions has announced it has established a global airline distribution team to book and service NDC content by spearheading industry collaboration between technology and global distribution providers, travel management companies and airlines, the company said.

Appointed to lead the team is Jason Toothman, executive general manager, global air distribution for FCM-parent company Flight Centre Travel Group, based in the USA. He joins from Sabre Travel Network where his extensive 15-year career spanned diverse senior sales, account management and airline distribution roles.

Also on the new team is Nicola Ping who has been appointed as manager, air content and distribution, Flight Centre Travel Group, EMEA, based in London. She joins from British Airways where she has held the role of manager of distribution technology since 2015 working closely with IATA to build the airline´s internal NDC technology offering.

The team includes Jason Nooning, general manager, global air distribution, based in Brisbane, Australia. He has held this role for the past year, representing Flight Centre Travel Group at key industry forums including IATA´s Passenger Distribution Management Group Advisory Forum and Business Travel Summit.