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Airlines take up blockchain challenge
Airlines take up blockchain challenge
By Marisa Garcia | July 30, 2018
While blockchain is still in the early stages of review in the airline industry, two airlines recently took big leaps forward. Lufthansa and SAP have partnered to launch the “world’s first aviation Read More
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Regulator called out for not enforcing airline distribution rules
Regulator called out for not enforcing airline distribution rules
By Linda Fox | July 20, 2018
ETTSA, the organisation representing GDS and OTAs, has lodged a complaint against the European Commission for failing to enforce airline distribution regulations. Read More
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ETTSA complains about EC response to Lufthansa's DCC
ETTSA complains about EC response to Lufthansa's DCC
By Rob Gill | July 19, 2018
The European Technology & Travel Services Association (ETSSA) has launched a formal complaint against the European Commission for failing to take action over Lufthansa’s imposition of a surcharge Read More
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Lufthansa targets Asia Pacific hotspots for tech innovation
By Kevin May | July 5, 2018
Lufthansa Group's Innovation Hub is expanding to the Far East in a bid to capture some of the buzz and prowess of the tech community in two key centers in the region. Read More
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Stuck in the mud - when airline distribution partnerships go wrong
Stuck in the mud - when airline distribution partnerships go wrong
By Pamela Whitby | June 8, 2018
Legacy agreements signed with the global distributions systems (GDSs) are giving business airline bmi a headache. Antony Price, director marketing & customer, bmi, says it is currently stuck in Read More
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VIDEO: Airline distribution at a tipping point
VIDEO: Airline distribution at a tipping point
By PhocusWire | June 7, 2018
Lufthansa created a huge stir in the airline industry three years ago when it introduced a surcharge for all bookings made via the global distribution systems. Read More
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Blockchain projects to be quietly shelved in favour of traditional processes
Blockchain projects to be quietly shelved in favour of traditional processes
By Rob Gill | June 5, 2018
Data analyst GlobalData has poured cold water on the potential success of many new blockchain-based projects. The company has claimed that many initiatives will be “quietly shelved in favour of mor Read More
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Lufthansa claims Travix deal is NDC vision in reality
By Kevin May | May 21, 2018
German airline group Lufthansa is touting a new partnership with Travix to showcase its distribution strategy within the wider framework of what NDC can achieve. Read More
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Airline distribution surcharge trend tipped to slow
Airline distribution surcharge trend tipped to slow
By Kevin May | May 7, 2018
Air France-KLM could be the last of the major airline groups to introduce a fee for passengers that book tickets through the global distribution systems. Read More
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Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Lufthansa's Heike Birlenbach
Phocuswright Europe 2018 Preview: Q&A with Lufthansa's Heike Birlenbach
By PhocusWire | April 24, 2018
Ahead of the event, she discusses new technologies, ancillary sales and more. Read More
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Digital touchpoints should be as beautiful as they are useful
Digital touchpoints should be as beautiful as they are useful
By Marisa Garcia | April 20, 2018
People build a curious devotion to the look of their favorite airline brands, and airlines have invested billions over the years to ensure that their liveries and cabin interiors live up to expectatio Read More
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Amadeus Lufthansa biometric boarding
Amadeus and Lufthansa launch biometric boarding at LAX, plan US expansion
By Mitra Sorrells | March 20, 2018
Amadeus has developed facial recognition technology in partnership with Lufthansa that is now being used by the airline for boarding at Los Angeles International Airport.   Read More
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Blockchain known travel digital identity
Decoding blockchain, part 1: Travel ID and security
By Mitra Sorrells | February 5, 2018
Depending on who you listen to, cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin will either change fundamental aspects of people’s daily lives – financial services, healthcare, retail and, yes,... Read More
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Wi-Fi now on 82 airlines, system upgrades on the rise
Wi-Fi now on 82 airlines, system upgrades on the rise
By Jill Menze | January 30, 2018
In-flight Wi-Fi is more prevalent than it’s ever been, with 82 airlines now offering the service, up 17% over last year. Read More
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Travelport expands merchandising tool to more than 250 airlines
Travelport expands merchandising tool to more than 250 airlines
By Mitra Sorrells | January 22, 2018
More than 250 airlines are now using Travelport’s Rich Content and Branding merchandising tool to market branded fares and ancillaries.   Read More
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