Airports of the future: 10 predicitions for the next decade

Airports of the future: 10 predicitions for the next decade

Benoit Verbaere, Business Development Director, SITA predicts major change for nearly all aspects of the airport experience:  In future airports, risk will be constantly assessed by specialist artificial intelligence (AI), using the passenger’s digital identity. Airlines will no longer hold...
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Malaysia Airlines introduces new shuttle fares on Kuala Lumpur-Singapore route

Malaysia Airlines introduces new shuttle fares on Kuala Lumpur-Singapore route

The airline said the shuttle fares offer benefits to travellers, including: Flight change to an earlier flight on the same day with no penalty No fees to change dates or flight Dedicated shuttle check-in counter at both Kuala Lumpur International...
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Is EU261 Responsible For European Airline Bankruptcies?

Is EU261 Responsible For European Airline Bankruptcies?

The last 18 months have seen a flurry of airline bankruptcies in Europe. What is EU261? Passengers could claim between €250 and €600 depending on the length of the flight, and as a result, fewer passengers were bumped and airlines...
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The future of travel – ‘consumer and tech trends are merging’, but it is a ‘virtuous circle’

The future of travel – ‘consumer and tech trends are merging’, but it is a ‘virtuous circle’

It is a “virtuous circle,” explains travel technology specialist Amadeus. “As the technology gets better, what we can do with it gets better, the travel experience improves.” As Amadeus has highlighted in the publication of its top ten travel trends...
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FAA Fines Boeing $3.9 Million Due to Defective Parts

FAA Fines Boeing $3.9 Million Due to Defective Parts

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) announced its plans to fine Boeing $3.9 million for installing defective parts on around 130 airplanes. According to Reuters.com, FAA officials said Boeing failed to prevent the installation of the parts deemed unwort...
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India Eyes Making Foreign Investment In Domestic Airlines Easier

India Eyes Making Foreign Investment In Domestic Airlines Easier

India has the third-largest domestic aviation market in the world. It is now considering making it easier for foreign airlines to invest in Indian airlines. According to an unnamed source in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, India is considering ame...
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How Boeing Could Dominate In 2020

How Boeing Could Dominate In 2020

Boeing will surely be glad for some positive press when the new year comes around. It’s had a particularly harrowing 2019 but as the year draws to a close the airframer seems to be pulling out the stops for a...
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Air Canada and Aeroplan: System issues continue to frustrate customers

Air Canada and Aeroplan: System issues continue to frustrate customers

The continuing issues with Air Canada and Aeroplan bookings after Air Canada’s backend system update have meant that customers trying to book award tickets, make seat changes or otherwise alter their reservations are still having trouble. To confirm thi...
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New Airline Routes Are Worth Huge Amounts To Destinations

New Airline Routes Are Worth Huge Amounts To Destinations

It’s easy to overlook the massive economic impact that one airline route can have on the local destination. You might think that one airline bringing a couple of flights a week to a place can’t be that important. However, when...
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Moderate Slowdown in Passenger Demand Growth

Moderate Slowdown in Passenger Demand Growth

IATA announced global passenger traffic data for October 2019 showing that demand climbed 3.4% compared to the year-ago period. International Passenger Markets October international passenger demand rose 3.2% compared to October 2018, unchanged from September&...
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