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Airlines urged to move quickly as cyber attacks grow in number and sophistication
By Linda Fox | December 4, 2018
Airlines and airports are increasing investment and focus on cybersecurity but need to move more quickly as attacks intensify. Read More
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A review of 2018, a preview for what's next: Blockchain in travel
By Mitra Sorrells | December 3, 2018
For our look ahead, SITA Lab program manager Sherry Stein provides an update on blockchain for the air transport industry and her predictions of what to expect in 2019.   Read More
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SITA acquires MEXIA to further improve passenger management tech
By Linda Fox | November 8, 2018
SITA is boosting its passenger management capabilities with the acquisition of MEXIA. Read More
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Skyscanner joins NDC Exchange
Skyscanner becomes first travel search engine to join NDC Exchange
By Mitra Sorrells | October 24, 2018
Skyscanner has joined NDC Exchange, an industry-owned marketplace created by ATPCO and SITA to facilitate adoption of IATA’s New Distribution Capability.   Read More
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Moscow and Malaysia airports add SITA's bag drop self-service
Moscow and Malaysia airports add SITA's bag drop self-service
By Marisa Garcia | October 15, 2018
SITA has announced the installation of new Scan&Fly self-service baggage drop systems at Malaysia's Kuala Lumpur International Airport and at Moscow Domededovo Airport with S7 Airlines. These new Read More
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(ICYMI) NDC Exchange builds momentum, adds new airlines, names sellers
(ICYMI) NDC Exchange builds momentum, adds new airlines, names sellers
By Marisa Garcia | October 11, 2018
IATA has been advocating for broader adoption of New Distribution Capability (NDC) as a common standard for the airline industry, which will allow greater retailing flexibility. It has progressed - es Read More
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NDC Exchange boosted by five new airlines
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2018
NDC Exchange, created by ATPCO and SITA, sees five new carriers join. Read More
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WizzAir turns to SITA to track down lost bags
WizzAir turns to SITA to track down lost bags
By Marisa Garcia | October 2, 2018
Low cost airline WizzAir has introduced SITA WorldTracer to help speed up the process of reuniting passengers with mishandled luggage. The airline, based in Hungary, served 29.6 million passengers Read More
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Boost for biometrics as airlines and airports plan ID management investment
By Linda Fox | September 27, 2018
Sita's latest IT report reveals investment from airports and airlines in biometric ID management. Read More
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ATPCO SITA Blockskye blockchain airline distribution
ATPCO, SITA and Blockskye to explore blockchain for airline offer management
By Mitra Sorrells | September 6, 2018
Could blockchain be used to create decentralized airline distribution that is based on IATA’s New Distribution Capability and ONE Order initiatives?   Read More
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Virgin Atlantic crew get Dreamliner lessons via augmented reality
By Linda Fox | September 4, 2018
Virgin Atlantic uses augmented reality to help crew familarize themselves with the Boeing 787. Read More
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SITA and Virgin Atlantic tap new tech for staff training
SITA and Virgin Atlantic tap new tech for staff training
By Marisa Garcia | September 4, 2018
Aviation faces a jobs and training crisis but new technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality are staring to help airlines train for safety-critical positions. When staff are trained Read More
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SITA airport tech plays role in making FIFA World Cup a success
SITA airport tech plays role in making FIFA World Cup a success
By Marisa Garcia | August 6, 2018
The recent 2018 FIFA World Cup captivated audiences and drew visitors to Russia, but it also set new standards for technology in travel. A recent report by SITA shows that more than 1.2 million pas Read More
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Customer experience part 3 airports
Reimagining customer experience, part 3: Airport innovations
By Mitra Sorrells | July 23, 2018
For part three we take a look inside airport terminals where a variety of innovative work is being done to improve and ease the process of air travel.  Read More
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Unlocking travel security, part 3: Biometric ID
By Mitra Sorrells | May 21, 2018
For the first two installments of our series on privacy and security, we have looked at cybersecurity for travel brands and the upcoming GDPR deadline – two topics related to data. But privacy and... Read More
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