Airport


VIDEO: JetBlue Tech Ventures on a new focus for airlines
VIDEO: JetBlue Tech Ventures on a new focus for airlines
By Kevin May | November 21, 2018
With a string of investments under its wing, JetBlue Technology Ventures has become a pioneer in the aviation-investing-in-startups space in recent years. Read More
News | Startups
REPORT: Virtual interlining - seizing the opportunity for airlines and airports
REPORT: Virtual interlining - seizing the opportunity for airlines and airports
By PhocusWire | November 12, 2018
Interlining in aviation, where passengers can connect between partner carriers, is on the cusp of significant change - and for the better. Read More
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SITA acquires MEXIA to further improve passenger management tech
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2018
SITA is boosting its passenger management capabilities with the acquisition of MEXIA. Read More
News | Technology
How engaging the silent traveler can improve the customer experience
How engaging the silent traveler can improve the customer experience
By Russ Pedder - Rant & Rave | November 8, 2018
To target the silent traveler, brands need to encourage and empower customers to share honest, real-time feedback. To do this, brands should ensure it’s easy for customers to leave feedback, in their... Read More
Opinion | Online
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Biometric-led travel sees a boost as initiatives take off
By Linda Fox | November 1, 2018
Emirates is claiming a world first with the launch a “biometric path” for travelers at Dubai International Airport. It is one of a number of projects pushing the technology during 2018. Read More
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Reimagining the airport model with a customer-focused, digital lens
Reimagining the airport model with a customer-focused, digital lens
By Paul Griffiths - Dubai Airports | October 12, 2018
The very nature of the aviation sector makes it an absolute necessity to have a long‐term view. Read More
News | Technology
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Baggage handling – the next frontier in better air travel service?
By Jeff Boyd - Luggage Free | October 1, 2018
Today’s travelers expect better service and a better experience from brands and businesses more than ever before.  Read More
Opinion | Online
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Boost for biometrics as airlines and airports plan ID management investment
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2018
Sita's latest IT report reveals investment from airports and airlines in biometric ID management. Read More
News | Technology
Kayak AR bag measurement Siri Shortcuts
Kayak adds AR-powered bag measurement tool, Siri Shortcuts to mobile app
By Mitra Sorrells | September 21, 2018
Kayak wants to help travelers have confidence their carry-on bags meet airline restrictions.   Read More
News | Technology
Texting proposed as way to speed up customs entry
Texting proposed as way to speed up customs entry
By Robert Silk - Travel Weekly | September 17, 2018
U.S. Customs and Border Protection would one day like to speed up the entry process through the use of text messaging.  Read More
News | Technology
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Alipay enables paperless tax refund service for travelers
By Mitra Sorrells | August 21, 2018
China-based mobile payment platform Alipay is making it easier for its users to get tax refunds for purchases they make when they travel. Read More
News | Technology
Blacklane launches security-bypass services at 500 airports
Blacklane launches security-bypass services at 500 airports
By Mitra Sorrells | August 12, 2018
Private car service Blacklane is expanding its offerings in a new direction with the launch of Blacklane PASS, which stands for Premium Airport Services and Solutions.   Read More
News | Startups
The airport is now less transitional, more experiential
The airport is now less transitional, more experiential
By Viewpoints | July 31, 2018
This is a viewpoint from Nancy Knipp, SVP of Airport Lounge Development (ALD). Always-connected, highly-mobile millennials are forging new norms for leisure and business travel, making the use of t Read More
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Q&A: Data, context and the impact of Amazon on air travel
By Mitra Sorrells | July 26, 2018
According to the World Bank, the number of international travel departures across the globe has more than doubled in the last two decades, from about 650 million in 1996 to 1.45 billion in 2016.  Read More
News | Technology
WayBlazer shutting down
WayBlazer closes shop, cites lack of funds and time
By Mitra Sorrells | July 26, 2018
WayBlazer, which offered artificial intelligence-powered search, discovery and shopping for travel websites and apps, is shutting down. Read More
News | Online