British Airways


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Lufthansa Group airlines to be removed from Sabre as pair fail to reach distribution agreement
By Linda Fox | May 14, 2020
Lufthansa and Sabre have been wrangling over distribution costs since 2015 - now the group's airlines are to be removed from the latter's global distribution system. Read More
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Are the tech giants coming for airlines?
By Linda Fox | May 4, 2020
Data giants such as credit card companies have stayed away from airlines; post-coronavirus travel might change that. Read More
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Investors on travel survivors, pent-up demand and bailouts
By Linda Fox | April 2, 2020
Seeking Alpha asked some of its marketplace authors to comment on the outlook for travel stocks, the likelihood of travel returning to pre-coronavirus levels and the segments that might come... Read More
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Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
Travel value chain under scrutiny as airlines get bailouts and intermediaries plead for help
By Linda Fox | March 26, 2020
IATA's mention of the value chain has faced significant criticism in the past week from some areas of the intermediary community, seemingly for acting in isolation. They believe the industry is in this... Read More
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Keeping communication channels open is critical for airlines during a crisis
Keeping communication channels open is critical for airlines during a crisis
By Linda Fox | March 23, 2020
15below CEO Nicholas Key discusses the role technology is playing in real-time communications with passengers, lessons learned from previous experiences and the need to meet customer expectations... Read More
News | Technology
Aviation body says coronavirus could bankrupt most airlines in three months
Aviation body says coronavirus could bankrupt most airlines in three months
By Linda Fox | March 16, 2020
The membership organization is calling for urgent “coordinated” government and industry action in light of the impact of coronavirus on the travel industry. Read More
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Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 after "brute force" data breach
Cathay Pacific fined £500,000 after "brute force" data breach
By Linda Fox | March 9, 2020
A regulator in the U.K. imposed the fine, saying that between October 2014 and May 2018, the airline’s computer systems did not have “appropriate security measures” to protect customer data. Read More
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Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
By Linda Fox | February 26, 2020
In the coming weeks, British Airways parent company IAG will enter the fifth year of its Hangar 51 accelerator program. Read More
News | Startups
STARTUP STAGE: Whispr wants to help frontline staff with voice guidance
STARTUP STAGE: Whispr wants to help frontline staff with voice guidance
By Linda Fox | November 15, 2019
The company was recently accepted into IAG's Hangar 51 accelerator and has begun work with maintenance staff at Spain flag carrier, Iberia. Read More
Interview | Startups
Airports look to emerging technology (even blockchain) to drive much-needed efficiency
Airports look to emerging technology (even blockchain) to drive much-needed efficiency
By Linda Fox | November 12, 2019
Airlines and airports are using emerging tech such as LIDAR and blockchain to improve efficiency and prepare for growth. Read More
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British Airways boosts in-flight experience with virtual reality trial
By Linda Fox | August 16, 2019
The carrier is offering passengers on some flights in its first class cabin the chance to view films, documentaries and other programs in 2-D, 3-D and 360-degrees formats Read More
News | Technology
British Airways future of air travel report
Air travel of the future – personalized, immersive and both super-fast and super-slow
By Mitra Sorrells | July 31, 2019
British Airways is exploring predictions for the air travel experience 20, 40, 60 and even 100 years in the future. Read More
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The true cost of not protecting customer data in travel
The true cost of not protecting customer data in travel
By Peter Matthews - Nucleus  | July 30, 2019
If data breaches can happen to some of the biggest players in the business, whose cyber security budgets dwarf most businesses, how exposed are smaller groups and individual hotels? Read More
Opinion | Technology
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Authorities bare teeth on travel data breaches for second time, announce large fine for Marriott
By Linda Fox | July 10, 2019
ICO, the information authority, plans to fine Marriott International more than £99 million for the data breach it reported last year. Read More
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British Airways will "vigorously" defend position following huge fine for data breach
British Airways will "vigorously" defend position following huge fine for data breach
By Linda Fox | July 8, 2019
The hack, believed to have started in June last year, involved information such as log-in information, payment card and travel booking details. Read More
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