How 2 U.S. Airports Are Unshackling Bureaucracy to Give New Businesses a Try

How 2 U.S. Airports Are Unshackling Bureaucracy to Give New Businesses a Try

U.S. airports can be slow to innovate. Most are run by local governments, and they’re risk-averse. It’s good to see some airports trying to take chances. Let’s see if more follow. By late 2014, Mastracchio had begun thinking about building...
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Technology May Help Cut Airport Wait Times, but You Will Have to Do a Bit More Work

Technology May Help Cut Airport Wait Times, but You Will Have to Do a Bit More Work

With forecasts predicting that airline travel worldwide will grow steadily over the next 20 years, airports are turning to technology to try to ease the inevitable human crush that could lead to long wait times and frustrated passengers. But to...
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Using technology to cut disruption could double industry profit

Using technology to cut disruption could double industry profit

SITA CEO Barbara Dalibard believes technology can be used to dramatically cut disruption, which adds $25 billion a year to industry costs-a figure that is roughly equal to the industry’s annual profit margin. She said this could be achieved by...
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How These Emerging Technologies Will Deliver Results Soon

How These Emerging Technologies Will Deliver Results Soon

Emerging technologies for aviation MRO should realistically accomplish four big goals for improved operation in the next few years. Robotics “For certain applications in the field of engine and structural overhaul, the use of robotics is appropriate. This ap...
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How Technology Offers a Balanced Approach

How Technology Offers a Balanced Approach

Today, because of their complexity, airports require several security procedures and screening processes to keep both travelers and employees safe. Due to a number of high-profile events involving insider threats in recent years, both the airports and the Tran...
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Kjos: Blockchain technology could transform airline industry

Kjos: Blockchain technology could transform airline industry

Norwegian Air Shuttle CEO Bjørn Kjos predicted the adoption of blockchain technology will have a “revolutionary impact” on the global airline industry, transforming everything from how passengers purchase tickets to how airlines store data. Blockchain ...
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More Airports adopt Amadeus Passenger Processing Technology

More Airports adopt Amadeus Passenger Processing Technology

Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK), located in central Texas, and Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE), located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, are both moving away from the traditional common use system and implementing Amadeus Extended Airline Syste...
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Air Travel is Changing with the Rise of Tech

Air Travel is Changing with the Rise of Tech

Technology is on the way to make your travels easy, comfortable and a truly unique experience. The voice-enabled technology might now help you with airline reservations for travels. Checking in is more convenient than what it ever used to be. Some airlines.....
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Where can technology make air travel more bearable?

Where can technology make air travel more bearable?

Rajendra Pawar and Sudhir Singh of NIIT Technologies point the way for a better airport experience for travellers. Face recognition and the internet of things (IOT) can cut down time spent at security terminals, while intelligent machines can guide travellers....
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Enhancing airport operations through technology

Enhancing airport operations through technology

Technology and the airport experience Aviation security industry veteran and Analogic vice president, Mark Laustra, talks about the role computed tomography technology can play in easing pressure on airports dealing with increased passenger traffic and limited...
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