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Airlines continue startup investment despite industry woes
By Linda Fox | August 10, 2021
Corporate appetite for travel startup investment is strong as IAG launches its sixth accelerator and JetBlue doubles down on its commitment to the model. Read More
Golden shots and wild cards - how IAG brings startups through Hangar 51
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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
British Airways tightens screw on NDC channel use
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British Airways tightens screw on NDC channel use
By Kevin May | December 18, 2017
British Airways could potentially be seen as the most aggressive carrier in the drive to push NDC-enabled ticketing. Read More
Carlson Wagonlit secures GDS fee workaround on British Airways
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Carlson Wagonlit secures GDS fee workaround on British Airways
By Kevin May | December 5, 2017
Corporate travelers have been given a lifeline from paying a surcharge on British Airways... if they use Carlson Wagonlit. Read More
Agencies warn of slow creep of non-transparent airline distribution
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Agencies warn of slow creep of non-transparent airline distribution
By Kevin May | June 19, 2017
The European Commission is being asked to tackle "dangerous developments" in airline distribution around discrimination against so-called neutral channels. Regulators in Brussels received a letter Read More
British Airways distribution fee met with irritation (but not scorn)
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British Airways distribution fee met with irritation (but not scorn)
By Kevin May | May 30, 2017
Reaction to the introduction by British Airways of a surcharge on tickets sold on non-NDC systems has been less hysterical than some might have anticipated. When Lufthansa shocked many in the indus Read More
British Airways parent invests in Esplorio and VChain
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British Airways parent invests in Esplorio and VChain
By Kevin May | April 24, 2017
A trip-sharing service and a blockchain customer data business are two startups on the receiving end of an investment from International Airlines Group. The umbrella company that contains British A Read More
Close encounters of the startup kind - British Airways parent launches Hangar 51 accelerator
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Close encounters of the startup kind - British Airways parent launches Hangar 51 accelerator
By Kevin May | October 4, 2016
International Airlines Group (IAG) is the latest travel brand to get in on the startup accelerator act - launching Hangar 51 this week. The company, parent of the Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberi Read More
eDreams Odigeo shares resume trading, analysts react
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eDreams Odigeo shares resume trading, analysts react
By Sean O'Neil | October 27, 2014
Shares in European online travel agency conglomerate eDreams Odigeo resumed trading Monday on the Madrid stock exchange. The move came after the shock of last Friday, when its share price fell 59% Read More
Exit Iberia as Amadeus reports growth across distribution and IT
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Exit Iberia as Amadeus reports growth across distribution and IT
By Linda Fox | August 1, 2014
Iberia is selling its stake in Amadeus for Euro 578 million, putting an end to the 27-year relationship as one of its airline owners since the distribution company was founded in 1987. Back in 2012 Read More
Amadeus renews Al Masaood, eNett in Singapore, Egencia launches Intelligent Services Platform, and more
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Amadeus renews Al Masaood, eNett in Singapore, Egencia launches Intelligent Services Platform, and more
By PhocusWire | May 27, 2014
This is a roundup of product news and announcements for travel SYSTEMS in tourism and hospitality for May 2014. Tuesday 27 May 2014: Amadeus renews IT deal with Al Masaood Travel The agreeme Read More
Iberia plans passenger experience improvements via NFC
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Iberia plans passenger experience improvements via NFC
By Linda Fox | March 17, 2014
Spanish airline Iberia is working with Samsung on NFC (Near Field Communication) initiatives to enhance the departure and arrival experience for passengers. The IAG-owned airline plans to enable pa Read More
Just in time: Amadeus signs agreements with British Airways and Iberia after eleventh hour talks
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Just in time: Amadeus signs agreements with British Airways and Iberia after eleventh hour talks
By Kevin May | April 1, 2013
Cutting it very fine at Amadeus and IAG, umbrella company containing British Airways and Iberia, with the pair renewing their distribution deal at the last minute. Read More
Air France-KLM looks to offload half of stake in Amadeus, could be worth half a billion Euros
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Air France-KLM looks to offload half of stake in Amadeus, could be worth half a billion Euros
By Kevin May | March 1, 2012
Amadeus's founding airline ownership is slowly eroding away with confirmation that Air France-KLM wants a buyer for around half of its 15% stake in the company. Read More
Amadeus outage caused by technical failure during upgrades at Erding data centre
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Amadeus outage caused by technical failure during upgrades at Erding data centre
By Kevin May | February 16, 2012
Details have emerged as to the reason for a technical failure at Amadeus two weeks ago which affected the systems behind dozens of airlines. Read More