Vietnam Airlines continues to dominate international market

Vietnam Airlines continues to dominate international market

Vietnam Airlines Group forecasts that its international share of traffic into Vietnam will slide a little by 2020, but it intends to maintain it above 30%, airline executives tell ATW’s sister publication Aviation Daily. The Vietnam Airlines group intends to...
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IATA Airlines Financial Monitor – March 2018

IATA Airlines Financial Monitor – March 2018

According to IATA’s March report of the Airlines Financial Monitor, the premium cabin accounted for 5.3% of total international origin-destination passenger traffic but almost 30% of revenues in January, highlighting the importance of the premium cabin f...
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Skyteam adds airport maps to mobile app

Skyteam adds airport maps to mobile app

The digital maps will help SkyTeam passengers navigate better around airports. Amsterdam and Istanbul Ataturk are the first airports included. The list will grow soon. The new airport maps add to the existing features of the SkyTeam app. Passengers can...
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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 exhausti...
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Strong Passenger Demand Resumes; Record Load Factor in February

Strong Passenger Demand Resumes; Record Load Factor in February

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced global passenger traffic results for February showing a rebound in traffic growth following the slower demand experienced in January, which was owing to temporary factors including the later timing o...
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Air Freight Up 6.8% in February but Protectionist Risks Remain

Air Freight Up 6.8% in February but Protectionist Risks Remain

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released demand growth results for global air freight markets for February 2018 showing a 6.8% increase in demand measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs) compared to the same period last year. Adjusting fo...
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Biometrics the future for air travel: SITA

Biometrics the future for air travel: SITA

Sixty-three percent of airports and 43 per cent of airlines plan to invest in biometric ID management solutions in the next three years, according to a new report published by SITA, Biometrics for Better Travel: An ID Management Revolution. With passenger...
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Airlines Fear Tariffs Will Stoke a U.S.-China Trade War

Airlines Fear Tariffs Will Stoke a U.S.-China Trade War

President Trump probably didn’t consult many airline executives before announcing his China tariff plan. Airlines could be losers if this spurs a trade war. As the Trump Administration prepares to impose strict tariffs on many goods from China, executives at...
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Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – February 2018

Asia Pacific Airlines Traffic Results – February 2018

Preliminary traffic figures for the month of February released today by the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) showed further growth in both international air passenger and air cargo markets, underpinned by positive business and consumer sentiment acr...
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FTE in Stockholm: 17 solutions that can improve today’s airport experience

FTE in Stockholm: 17 solutions that can improve today’s airport experience

Through events Passenger Terminal Expo in Stockholm, they introduced the solutions that can improve today’s airport experience. They are the most products and services around the show: Vanderlande’s baggage handling revolution, Huawei’s ICT expertise to ...
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