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Why does the financial community not value digital innovation at airlines?
Why does the financial community not value digital innovation at airlines?
By Lennart Dobravsky - Lufthansa Innovation Hub  | March 20, 2019
Lufthansa Innovation Hub used AI to analyze the major themes discussed by Wall Street and top management executives of five major airlines during earnings calls between 2015 and 2018. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Overcoming the many challenges to make blockchain work for airline distribution
Overcoming the many challenges to make blockchain work for airline distribution
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2018
Airlines are experimenting with different use cases blockchain and some see real potential for distribution. Read More
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AccorHotels abandons Air France-KLM deal, earlier buys kick in
By Linda Fox | July 26, 2018
AccorHotels backs away from plan to acquire a minority stake in Air-France KLM. Read More
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Airline distribution surcharge trend tipped to slow
Airline distribution surcharge trend tipped to slow
By Kevin May | May 7, 2018
Air France-KLM could be the last of the major airline groups to introduce a fee for passengers that book tickets through the global distribution systems. Read More
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Expedia Group can sell Air France-KLM flights without surcharge
By Mitra Sorrells | April 4, 2018
Air France-KLM has agreed to waive surcharges for leisure and corporate customers that book through Expedia Group brands Expedia, Ebookers and Egencia. Read More
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Air France-KLM NDC Amadeus Travelport
Air France-KLM inks NDC deals with Amadeus and Travelport
By Mitra Sorrells | March 30, 2018
Amadeus and Air France-KLM have reached an agreement to allow Amadeus customers to access a private channel to receive airline content without paying a surcharge. Two days earlier Travelport announced... Read More
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Travelport expands merchandising tool to more than 250 airlines
Travelport expands merchandising tool to more than 250 airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2018
More than 250 airlines are now using Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool to market branded fares and ancillaries.   Read More
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Airline ancillary revenue targeted at record $82 billion
By Jill Menze | November 30, 2017
Airline ancillary revenue is on track to reach an all-time high this year, with the latest forecast projecting as much as $82.2 billion worldwide. Read More
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VIDEO: GDSs survive but full content agreements will not
VIDEO: GDSs survive but full content agreements will not
By Kevin May | November 9, 2017
British Airways has got it right, but Lufthansa has not - that's the view emerging over the latest changes in airline distribution. Read More
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Air France-KLM to impose GDS tariff in 2018
By Kevin May | November 3, 2017
Two of Europe's major carriers, Air France and KLM, will be the latest airlines to introduce a surcharge on all tickets bought through a Global Distribution System. Read More
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AirMosphere: another airline platform tries where countless others have failed
AirMosphere: another airline platform tries where countless others have failed
By Kevin May | July 11, 2016
Here is the premise: travel company creates a platform where travellers can share their pictures and videos, connect with one another and recommend destinations. Sounds remarkably similar to the st Read More
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Lufthansa traffic up in first clean month since GDS surcharge (but rivals up more)
Lufthansa traffic up in first clean month since GDS surcharge (but rivals up more)
By Kevin May | November 11, 2015
October was expected to be a crucial month in the ongoing saga of Lufthansa's introduction of a surcharge for all bookings made via Global Distribution Systems. The airline released figures this we Read More
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This Air France ad is the top travel brand video of 2015, so far, says Google
This Air France ad is the top travel brand video of 2015, so far, says Google
By Sean O'Neil | August 24, 2015
Congratulations (or, we should say, félicitations ) to Air France for having created an advertisement that has been more popular than any other video from any other travel company so far in 2015, acco Read More
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C'est plus chic: New Air France video reminds flyers that they are, in fact, not this glamorous
C'est plus chic: New Air France video reminds flyers that they are, in fact, not this glamorous
By Nick Vivion | March 19, 2015
The new Air France video fits nicely along the trend of smart, engaging and refreshingly different safety videos by airlines. However, this one is a bit more risqué in pure French style, offering u Read More
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High profile Indian blogger rants about British Airways, claims bias against fellow nationals
High profile Indian blogger rants about British Airways, claims bias against fellow nationals
By Karthick Prabu | June 5, 2014
Snigdha Jain, a marketing professional at an Indian bank and also a top travel blogger in the country, has caused quite a stir with British Airways. Whilst many passengers turn to social media to v Read More
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