These three technology trends will define the future of travel

These three technology trends will define the future of travel

Sabre Corporation has identified automation, authenticity and blockchain as the three major evolving technologies and trends, which will impact travel over the next decade in its newly released Sabre Labs Emerging Technology in Travel Report 2018. The exhaustive report, covering...
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EFBs: More Than Paper Replacers

EFBs: More Than Paper Replacers

The FAA defines today’s electronic flight bag (EFB) not as a device, but as a “function”. In other words, a pilot’s portable tablet with apps make it an EFB. In its basic form, an EFB performs flight-planning calculations and displays...
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MRO Market Disruptors and Cybersecurity Problems Assessed

MRO Market Disruptors and Cybersecurity Problems Assessed

Oliver Wyman’s 2018 MRO Survey reveals top market disruptors and uncovers a lack of cybersecurity focus. Aviation executives think the top three market disruptors over the next five years will be the growth in OEMs’ aftermarket activities, aftermarket ...
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Cabin Crew – Travelling Is Not the Only Benefit

Cabin Crew – Travelling Is Not the Only Benefit

Cabin Crew – we all have our own pre-made perceptions of what it is like to work as one. For those who want to become part of the cabin crew, be prepared – it is hard work. Pilots need them,...
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IATA Reiterates Strong Support for New Mexico City Airport

IATA Reiterates Strong Support for New Mexico City Airport

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) emphasized its strong support for the construction of a new international airport for Mexico City that was launched in 2014 to replace Benito Juárez International Airport. “With its enormous local popul...
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Terminal Technologies In-Depth Focus 2018

Terminal Technologies In-Depth Focus 2018

Airports are working more than ever to ensure passengersreceive a pleasant travel experience, and innovative technology is being deployed throughout many of the world’s busiest terminals to help achieve customer service excellence. This In-Depth Focus explor...
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Over 60 airports in China using facial recognition technology for security checks

Over 60 airports in China using facial recognition technology for security checks

The system, developed by the Chongqing Institute of Green and Intelligent Technology under the Chinese Academy of Sciences, has been used by around 80 percent of the country’s airports whose annual passenger throughput is in excess of 30 million people....
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Boeing to test clear air turbulence warning system

Boeing to test clear air turbulence warning system

The technology has the potential to substantially reduce injuries to crew and passengers by giving pilots enough time to either avoid the turbulence or warn passengers and cabin crew to fasten their seatbelts. Clear air turbulence can be caused by...
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Groupe ADP to trial autonomous shuttle in traffic-dense environment

Groupe ADP to trial autonomous shuttle in traffic-dense environment

The airport giant Groupe ADP has announced Charles de Gaulle will become the first airport in France to trial autonomous shuttle busses. This initial trial represents an important milestone in Groupe ADP’s strategy to become a key player in the autonomo...
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IATA Launches Certification Program for Animals Travelling by Air

IATA Launches Certification Program for Animals Travelling by Air

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has launched a new standardized global certification program to improve the safety and welfare of animals travelling by air. The Center of Excellence for Independent Validators for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV...
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