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PhocusWire's in-depth coverage of airports, featuring news, analysis, interviews, research and more on airport facilities, their use of technology, passenger experience and relationships with airlines.

Amadeus revenues halve in early-2021, vaccine programs offer hope
Amadeus revenues halve in early-2021, vaccine programs offer hope
By Kevin May | May 7, 2021
The Spain-based IT and distribution provider saw its total revenue figure come in at 50% lower in the first quarter of the year compared to the corresponding three months in 2020. Read More
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LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
LIVE BLOG: Coronavirus and the travel industry - impact and recovery
By PhocusWire | May 7, 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
News | Online
PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
PhocusWire Pulse: Decoding Travel Security
By PhocusWire | May 6, 2021
Our fourth PhocusWire Pulse looks at the current state and future of security in travel, examining issues ranging from biometrics, system breaches, listing fraud and blockchain. Read More
News | Technology
Infare acquires business intelligence platform Air Cube
Infare acquires business intelligence platform Air Cube
By Kevin May | May 5, 2021
Infare and Air Cube - headquartered in Denmark and France respectively - first cemented a strategic partnership in 2015. Read More
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Sabre sees U.S. bookings recovery, other markets slower
Sabre sees U.S. bookings recovery, other markets slower
By Linda Fox | May 4, 2021
As the pandemic continues to impact the business, Sabre says operating losses were $203 million for the quarter compared to $151 million year-over-year. Read More
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VIDEO: TikTok on next-generation travel marketing on social media
VIDEO: TikTok on next-generation travel marketing on social media
By PhocusWire | May 3, 2021
Speaking at PhocusWire Pulse: A New Age For Social Media, TikTok brand partnerships lead for travel Hannah Bennett explains why TikTok is an ecosystem ripe for marketers to exploit. Read More
News | Online
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How testing, transparency and technology can reduce COVID risk in air travel
By Timothy O'Neil-Dunne - 777 Partners | May 3, 2021
For a safe flying environment to exist, we must stop COVID-positive transports; for now that is unrealistic, so testing on arrival must be the start. Read More
Opinion | Online
VIDEO: Brian Solis on a new age for customer engagement in travel
VIDEO: Brian Solis on a new age for customer engagement in travel
By PhocusWire | April 28, 2021
He shares his perspective on the evolution of social media and the development of new tactics and, more importantly, requirements around customer engagement. Read More
News | Online
VIDEO: Aviation execs on recovery strategies when there is no playbook
VIDEO: Aviation execs on recovery strategies when there is no playbook
By PhocusWire | April 27, 2021
Airlines and their partners have to consider numerous options as they attempt to get aircraft back in the skies and put passengers onboard. Read More
News | Technology
WTTC Global Summit: Clarity, certainty and collaboration keys to travel recovery
WTTC Global Summit: Clarity, certainty and collaboration keys to travel recovery
By Mitra Sorrells | April 27, 2021
More than 600 leaders from travel, tourism, government and the private sector are gathered for the World Travel and Tourism Council's Global Summit in Cancun, the organization's first in-person event... Read More
News | Online
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Vancouver Airport creates technology testbed for new revenue streams
By Linda Fox | April 23, 2021
The Canadian airport is looking at ways to leverage its assets differently while much of its operations remains on hold because of the pandemic. Read More
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Future-Proofing Travel: Emily Weiss of Accenture
Future-Proofing Travel: Emily Weiss of Accenture
By PhocusWire | April 23, 2021
Our guest for this episode of Future-Proofing Travel is Emily Weiss, managing director and global travel industry lead at Accenture. Read More
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IATA chief Willie Walsh says zero-risk approach from government is not possible
By Linda Fox | April 21, 2021
Governments need to look at the current procedures for travel post pandemic and create a more seamless experience. Read More
News | Distribution
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Biometric digital identity must be end-to-end for air travel
By Iyad Hindiyeh - Amadeus | April 19, 2021
The pandemic has accelerated progress towards a full-automated self-service passenger journey. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Five ways airlines can boost traveler confidence as travel resumes
Five ways airlines can boost traveler confidence as travel resumes
By Tim Underwood - xCheck | April 12, 2021
Navigating our businesses in this environment continues to be a balancing act. With these five tactics, you’ll be prepared to thrive in the year ahead. Read More
Opinion | Technology
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