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Southwest ups ante for in-flight entertainment with free streaming TV on devices
Southwest ups ante for in-flight entertainment with free streaming TV on devices
By Nick Vivion | July 3, 2013
Southwest Airlines has partnered with television provider DISH Networks to offer free streaming live television to passengers' WiFi-enabled devices. Read More
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A new problem for OTAs: Airline websites are outselling them in the US
A new problem for OTAs: Airline websites are outselling them in the US
By Sean O'Neil | May 2, 2013
For the first time, more US fliers say they typically use airline websites to book airplane tickets than they use OTAs, says a new study from travel consultancy PhoCusWright. Read More
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The SCAN - Traveldoo partners with EAN, Passkey bookings grow 40% and more news
The SCAN - Traveldoo partners with EAN, Passkey bookings grow 40% and more news
By PhocusWire | April 19, 2013
Travel tech news from Limo.Travel, Group Travel Odyssey, Traveldoo, Expedia Affiliate Network, AirAsia, SITA and more. Read More
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The SCAN - HomeAway's Asia expansion, Thomas Cook North America sold, Cathay mobile pass and more travel tech news
The SCAN - HomeAway's Asia expansion, Thomas Cook North America sold, Cathay mobile pass and more travel tech news
By PhocusWire | March 21, 2013
Travel tech updates from TripZilla, Travelmob, LoveHolidays, Southwest Airlines, Cathay Pacific, PT Telkom, Zomato, Avis, Thomas Cook and more. Read More
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The Scan - Inside Iberostar, Wego extends, Amazon Redshift and more travel tech news
The Scan - Inside Iberostar, Wego extends, Amazon Redshift and more travel tech news
By PhocusWire | February 20, 2013
Iberostar, Hotelbeds, Egencia, Wego, eRevMax, GetYourGuide, Etihad- Jet Airways, JetBlue, SITA, mobile in China, Viator, TradeDoubler, 3rd Planet, Amazon Redshift, Southwest Airlines, Sweetbeam and... Read More
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Southwest Airlines demos video versions of flight confirmation e-mails
Southwest Airlines demos video versions of flight confirmation e-mails
By Sean O'Neil | December 20, 2012
US budget carrier Southwest Airlines may begin sending passengers videos that confirm details on a flight's departure time, gate number, and arrival time -- and also upsell the customers with ancillary... Read More
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Sky high loyalty: New ways airlines and travel companies can soar
Sky high loyalty: New ways airlines and travel companies can soar
By Viewpoints | December 18, 2012
Given enough time mentors and mentees invariably swap roles. Students become the teachers. Industries operate under similar cycles. No truer is that the case then when it comes to loyalty programs and... Read More
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The Scan: A startling stat on mobile hotel booking, and more travel tech news
The Scan: A startling stat on mobile hotel booking, and more travel tech news
By Sean O'Neil | November 29, 2012
Wego, Pegasus Solutions, Southwest Airlines, Points.com, Priceline, ARC, IATA, SITA, EasyJet, MyTaxi, Blynk, Now app, Angola, Tripomatic, Onyx, SiteMinder, Thistle Hotels, Gulf Air, and Fuel Monitor all... Read More
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The most popular air travel apps by actual iPhone usage
The most popular air travel apps by actual iPhone usage
By Sean O'Neil | November 15, 2012
United Airline's app and TripIt's app (across all versions) were the most used flying apps between August and October by American iPhone users, according to Onavo. Read More
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The Scan: Ryanair booking app costs £3 but travellers buy it anyway, and more travel tech news
The Scan: Ryanair booking app costs £3 but travellers buy it anyway, and more travel tech news
By PhocusWire | October 26, 2012
Ryanair, American Airlines, CheckInToMyFlight, Southwest Airlines, IDeaS Revenue Solutions, Amazon, Living Social, and ResponsibleTravel all appear in our roundup of the stories making news and driving... Read More
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Sabre latest to suffer reservation system outage, major airlines and hotel GDS hit
Sabre latest to suffer reservation system outage, major airlines and hotel GDS hit
By Kevin May | September 12, 2012
Sabre Travel Network has joined the ranks of travel technology providers blamed for major system outages in 2012 after its reservation platform collapsed for hours yesterday. Read More
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Morning Scan: Expedia migrates smoothly, Southwest has an IT fiasco, Priceline preps for earnings, and more travel tech news
Morning Scan: Expedia migrates smoothly, Southwest has an IT fiasco, Priceline preps for earnings, and more travel tech news
By Sean O'Neil | August 6, 2012
Expedia says its migration to a unified IT platform for all of its brands is going smoothly, while Southwest admits that a technical glitch in its reservation system caused ridiculous billing glitches... Read More
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Orbitz retains top rank and Travelocity sinks in Glassdoor employee ranking
Orbitz retains top rank and Travelocity sinks in Glassdoor employee ranking
By Dennis Schaal | June 12, 2012
Almost any travel tech company these days is looking to recruit the best would-be employees, especially if they are tech professionals. Read More
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Earn Southwest Airlines rewards by watching advertisements
Earn Southwest Airlines rewards by watching advertisements
By Dennis Schaal | May 17, 2012
Perhaps at some point the latest intrusion by advertisers into travelers lives will lead to the creation of a website called FlyerBalk. Read More
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Amadeus and Expedia -- typical dating relationship
Amadeus and Expedia -- typical dating relationship
By Dennis Schaal | May 9, 2012
Commitment phobia? Probably not. Read More
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