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Lufthansa unveils travel sustainability marketplace Squake
By Linda Fox | July 7, 2021
The Squake sustainability marketplace, which offers a CO2 compensation platform enabling travel and transport companies to choose sustainability initiatives, launches with 70 partners and... Read More
News | Startups
Flexible payment options are boosting traveler confidence
By Linda Fox | June 29, 2021
Travelers could opt for buy-now-pay-later schemes because of the risk of cancellations and painful refund processes. Read More
News | Distribution
Lufthansa will accept vaccination QR codes for flight check-in
By Mitra Sorrells | June 18, 2021
When the code is scanned, the system compares the data in the certificate to the booking and passenger data and then issues a boarding pass. Read More
News | Technology
How digital health passes bring biometrics in aviation much closer
By Linda Fox | April 7, 2021
Progress in facial recognition technology and reduced development costs are bringing seamless travel a step closer. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: Reaping the emotional and financial value of airline loyalty
By PhocusWire | April 1, 2021
Mark Ross-Smith discusses the evolution to lifestyle programs from airlines and the drive toward personalization during a session at the PhocusWire Pulse event in March. Read More
News | Distribution
Airlines turn to traveler intent data to forecast demand
By Linda Fox | March 15, 2021
As restrictions lift and travel recovers, historical booking data can no longer be relied on. Read More
News | Distribution
Lufthansa Innovation Hub spins off mobility startup RYDES, Porsche acquires stake
By Linda Fox | February 11, 2021
Lufthansa Group and Porsche are now minority stakeholders in the startup, with Porsche’s Forward31 venture arm acquiring a stake. Read More
News | Startups
What's next for airline distribution as IATA pushes its retailing vision?
By Linda Fox | January 26, 2021
IATA lays out our three areas of focus in 2021 to get closer to airline retailing. Read More
News | Distribution
Hopper connects with Lufthansa Group as first NDC partner
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2021
The partnership gives Hopper access to the airlines’ branded fares, bundles, ancillary product offerings and “Continuous Pricing” price offers.  Read More
News | Distribution
Airlines need new data sources to predict demand and gain flexibility
By Linda Fox | January 7, 2021
The airline industry has had 21 years of growth stripped from it in 2020. Managing cash burn and operational flexibility will be key to survival in 2021. Read More
News | Technology
VIDEO: How the pandemic might impact travel loyalty programs
By Linda Fox | January 5, 2021
Travel loyalty programs will have to add flexible elements to their schemes to keep members with them. Read More
News | Distribution
Lufthansa Group, Sabre sign new distribution agreement
By Mitra Sorrells | December 18, 2020
The companies say the go-live plan for NDC will be shared in the first half of 2021. Read More
News | Distribution
Six tech trends paving the way for transformation in aviation
By David Lavorel - SITA | December 16, 2020
Advances in technologies such as biometrics and blockchain are accelerating change in the aviation industry. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Is Asia the example for travel technology's recovery?
By Linda Fox | November 12, 2020
Predictions for travel and mobility tech recovery in Asia from Lufthansa Innovation Hub, including a return for business travel and VC-backed funding to startups in the region. Read More
News | Startups
VIDEO: Travel businesses in Asia spot pockets of recovery
By Linda Fox | October 8, 2020
Domestic travel is recovering across Asia but experts believe a vaccine is key to international travel, in both the leisure and business segments. Read More
News | Online
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