Tag: IT

Sabre renews strategic, long-term distribution agreement with Air New Zealand

Sabre renews strategic, long-term distribution agreement with Air New Zealand

Sabre Corporation, the leading software and technology provider that powers the global travel industry, has renewed its long-term, worldwide distribution agreement with Air New Zealand. Under the renewed agreement, Sabre will continue to distribute global Air New Zealand content to hundreds of...

Star Alliance Travel Information Hub offers greatly expanded utility

Building upon the successful launch of its Travel Information Hub at the end of June, Star Alliance, the world’s largest global airline alliance, has unveiled a series of useful upgrades to now help passengers plan multi-stop itineraries. Star Alliance Travel Information Hub This unique alli...

Ethiopian Mobile App Hits 1 Million Downloads

The number of Ethiopian Mobile App users has reached one million. With a robust and integrated digital strategy, Ethiopian has set an innovative approach to simplicity and seamless end-to-end customer experience with its user-friendly mobile App. The multi-award winning global airline launche...

Snowflake Software Agrees to Become Part of Cirium

Snowflake Software Ltd (Snowflake), an innovator in fusing and streaming live flight and navigational data, has signed an agreement to become part of Cirium, the expanding aviation analytics group. Cirium, which is part of RELX, expects the acquisition to give the combined group a world-class capab...

PASSUR Aerospace Announces the Appointment of Brian Cook

PASSUR Aerospace, Inc., a global leader in digital aviation operational excellence and predictive analytics, announced that Brian Cook, currently a director of PASSUR, will assume the additional duties of Chief Executive Officer. Jim Barry, currently President and CEO, will continue with PASSUR...

Seamless Air Alliance announces world’s first inflight connectivity standard

A new milestone in providing secure and hassle-free Internet in the skies has been reached today as the Seamless Air Alliance published the first-ever standard for inflight connectivity. Developed in collaboration with industry experts across Seamless Air Alliance's member companies, Seamless R...

Lufthansa and Amadeus renew IT partnership and expand collaboration

Lufthansa and Amadeus renew IT partnership and expand collaboration

The Lufthansa Group and Amadeus have renewed and expanded their longstanding technology partnership.  Through this agreement, Lufthansa, Austrian Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines and Air Dolomiti, will continue to rely on the Altéa Passenger Service System (PSS) ...

Gatwick Airport Goes Seamless Thanks to Vision-Box

Vision-Box has announced that after a highly competitive tender and rigorous selection process, the company has been awarded a Framework contract by Gatwick Airport to deliver end-to-end passenger processing. Under the terms of the new 5-year Framework Agreement, Vision-Box will initially replac...

Rolls-Royce launches Yocova – a new digital platform for the aviation sector

Rolls-Royce data innovation catalyst R2 Data Labs has launched Yocova – a new data exchange and collaboration platform for the aviation sector. The platform seeks to empower users by providing an online space for open, secure data sharing and insight while offering an exchange thro...

Munich Airport Debuts ‘Smart Checkout’ mobile payment solution

Munich Airport is the first airport in Europe to offer a new mobile, cashless payment system in a retail location. The airport is playing a key role in driving forward easy payments in the retail sector with a self-checkout. The solution was developed by Wirecard in cooperation with SES-imagotag a...

Air Europa Introduces New, Faster Boarding System

Air Europa has introduced a more efficient, comfortable and orderly zone boarding procedure on all its scheduled flights. Once priority passengers have boarded those in the economy cabin will board, starting with those at the back and moving forward towards the front. Priority boarding is gi...

SITAONAIR expands its application portfolio acquiring GTD Air Services

SITAONAIR has announce the acquisition of GTD Air Services – the aviation branch of Spanish software provider GTD System & Software Engineering. Having successfully partnered with GTD Air Services to develop the eWAS portfolio – the market-leading electronic weather situational awaren...

Google Cloud teams with Lufthansa Group to optimize its airline operations

Google Cloud today announced that Lufthansa Group, the world's largest aviation group in terms of revenue, has selected Google Cloud as a strategic partner to optimize its operations performance. Lufthansa Group will combine previously disparate systems and data feeds into one unified platform by l...

Korean Air to Launch Facial Recognition Boarding in Atlanta

Korean Air to Launch Facial Recognition Boarding in Atlanta

Korean Air will implement facial recognition boarding in Atlanta, U.S., from November 1. Passengers taking flight KE036 in Atlanta will be able to board after a facial recognition scan without scanning their boarding pass. Facial recognition boarding is made possible with technology that takes a...

Gatwick trialing boarding aircraft by seat number to avoid queues at the gate

Gatwick trialing boarding aircraft by seat number to avoid queues at the gate

During the two-month trial, large digital screens and staff will be placed at Gate 101 to show passengers the order to board.  A range of sequences will be trialled to test whether they make the process faster, more relaxing and, potentially, reduce the need for large numbers of passengers to ...

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