In our latest wrap-up of news in brief:
Manchester Airports Group targets startups... Fiji Airways with Travelport... Surf Air goes crypto... American Airlines signs with AirportR... VeryChic is classy with eRevMax...
TECHNOLOGY: The Manchester Airports Group (MEG) has founded a startup division to provide technology and e-commerce solutions. Dubbed “MAG-O,” it claims to provide services “on par with leading technology companies.”... More here.
PARTNERSHIPS: Fiji Airways has partnered with Travelport Fusion to provide their customers with a new app. In addition to providing the app for their customers, the new partnership between Fiji Airways and Travelport Fusion will involve additional technology upgrades... More here.
CRYPTOCURRENCY: Surf Air, the so-called “all you can fly” private airline, revealed that it will now accept Bitcoin as a method of payment from their customers. The company, which is based in Silicon Valley, will also accept Ethereum as a method of payment... More here.
MOBILE CHECK-IN: American Airlines has revealed that it has partnered with AirPortR to provide mobile bag check-in solutions for their customers. Available exclusively for customers flying from Heathrow in London to the United States, it’s the first mobile app of its kind to provide for checked luggage... More here.
CONNECTIVITY: eRevMax and VeryChic have completed their connectivity integration. eRevMax is a hotel channel manager & connectivity solution provider, while VeryChic is a digital platform for the private sale of luxury hotel rooms and apartments, cruises, breaks and packages... More here.
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