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Taking a significant step forward in redefining in-flight entertainment, Rokid has teamed up with Hainan Airlines to launch the world's first AR in-flight experience. Passengers making their way from Shenzhen to Xi'an were treated to a unique surprise aboard Hainan Airlines flight HU7874 on Febru...

Boldyn Networks to provide 5G connectivity at Asheville Regional Airport

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New Turkish Airlines language service ‘SmartMic’ changes the communication experience

Turkish Airlines has launched new SmartMic language translation devices at airports across Türkiye, offering non-English-speaking passengers to easily communicate with the carrier’s staff. With the help of this distinctive communication experience; passengers can speak into the new device, sup...

Airnguru secures partnership with Qatar Airways for best-in-class pricing solutions

Airnguru, a leading provider of pricing intelligence, price execution, and price automation solutions for airlines, today announced a 5-year SaaS deal with Qatar Airways. This partnership aligns with Qatar Airways’ strategic pursuit of accelerating innovation and unlocking substantial efficienc...

Data and AI ensure smoother processes for passengers at Brussels Airport

For the past five years, Brussels Airport was project leader of a European project to develop and optimise an Airport Operations Plan (AOP). The aim of an AOP is to use data to create predictability to improve processes and passenger experience at the airport. Based on data, the AOP allows for...

Lufthansa Group equips more than 150 additional short and medium-haul aircraft with broadband Internet access

Chat with your loved ones at an altitude of 10,000 meters, shop online while travelling or use the company VPN above the clouds without limits: In future, all passengers travelling on European routes will have the reliable option of using Wi-Fi on board. The Lufthansa Group will therefore continu...

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