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PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of the airline sector, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on network carriers, low-cost airlines and package charters.

VIDEO: Embracing the travel rebound
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VIDEO: Embracing the travel rebound
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2021
Brands are evaluating how best to service their existing customers pre-pandemic and establishing ways of attracting new travelers to their services. Read More
VIDEO: Virtual interlining as a recovery and growth trend in travel
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VIDEO: Virtual interlining as a recovery and growth trend in travel
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2021
Virtual interlining has emerged as a technically efficient and strategically important process to achieve the goals being set by airlines, intermediaries and passengers. Read More
ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
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ALERTS: New deals, products, partnerships and hires in digital travel
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2021
The backbone of the travel, tourism and hospitality industry is powered by technology and digital services. Here we capture new deals and partnerships, product launches and important hires, all in... Read More
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | October 25, 2021
PhocusWire's live blog is charting the impact of COVID-19 on the travel industry and the sector's efforts to recover. Read More
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Moving beyond the PNR in corporate travel
By Linda Fox | October 21, 2021
The corporate travel landscape could see significant change if plug and play micro-services gain traction, according to some travel buyers, managers tech suppliers. Read More
Innovation chief envisions big future for AI and biometrics at U.S. airports
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Innovation chief envisions big future for AI and biometrics at U.S. airports
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | October 21, 2021
AI, coupled with multinational information sharing, will bring a day relatively soon when transportation security officers won't have to view the contents of most carry-ons brought through screening... Read More
VIDEO: Quest for the ultimate travel retail experience
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VIDEO: Quest for the ultimate travel retail experience
By PhocusWire | October 20, 2021
A panel at ATPCO's recent event looks at how as cross-border travel picks up and airlines and channels vie for customers, many are accelerating efforts to modernize their customer experience. Read More
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HT Aero raises $500M for urban air mobility company
By Jill Menze | October 20, 2021
HT Aero, which is backed by Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer Xpeng, is developing a model designed for air and road travel. Read More
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JetBlue Vacations adds flight and cruise packages
By Jill Menze | October 19, 2021
As part of its ambitions to become a broader travel company, JetBlue is the first domestic U.S. airline to offer flight, cruise and hotel bookings in one place. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for Peter Kern
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - five questions for Peter Kern
By PhocusWire | October 19, 2021
Kern oversees a portfolio of brands such as Expedia, Vrbo, Hotels.com and Trivago, as well as a number of B2B services including Expedia Group Media Solutions and Expedia Group Partner Solutions. Read More
Urban air mobility is taking off - every travel brand needs a plan
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Urban air mobility is taking off - every travel brand needs a plan
By Scott Davidson - Accenture | October 19, 2021
The disruptive potential of urban air mobility is such that no travel company can afford to wait before thinking through the implications. Read More
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All roads lead to SaaS in travel
By George Dumitru - WBE.travel | October 18, 2021
Ever since online travel became a thing when the internet took off in the late 1990s, the industry has been evolving in line with changes elsewhere - traveler trends, global events, enterprise and... Read More
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Is the neoluxury traveler leading industry recovery?
By Linda Fox | October 18, 2021
The neoluxury traveler is demanding an experience throughout the travel process and the trip itself. Read More
The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
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The Phocuswright Conference 2021 - a renaissance is here
By PhocusWire | October 18, 2021
Business leaders now have some choices to make - decisions and shifts in strategy that will help shape travel for the years ahead in both positive and fundamental ways. Read More
Sounding Off: Criticizing airlines is easy, changing them will be harder
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Sounding Off: Criticizing airlines is easy, changing them will be harder
By PhocusWire | October 15, 2021
The first step by airlines must be an acceptance that there needs to be a root and branch makeover of the sector's fundamental infrastructure. Read More