To improve airport experience, Amadeus has worked with OACIS to provide mobile check-in service, and JetBlue has achieved biometric exit checks through SITA's biometric scanning technology.
Chinese airlines will need 8,575 new planes worth $1.21 trillion over the next 20 years to meet strong travel growth, said Commercial Aircraft Corp of China.
The Swiss Takeover Board has asked China’s HNA Group to clarify its ownership structure by October 3 the apparent discrepancies since its $1.5 billion takeover last year.
Air New Zealand has gone high-tech with the development of a digital human to support marketing compaigns, while Hawaiian Airlines has opted for two-way SMS to improve customer experience.
The latest Ancillary Revenue Yearbook by IdeaWorks and CarTrawler reveals that the top ten airlines has leapt to more than $28 billion, compared with only $2.1 billion in 2007.
In January-August, the passenger volume of domestic air routes rose 13.5% to 326 million and the number of passengers carried by international air routes by 5.0% to 36.922 million, according to CAAC.
China is to lift a ban on the use of portable electronic devices on planes and allow airlines to make their own rules, the industry regulator said yesterday.
Over 70 airlines worldwide offer this service in most regions globally. JetBlue CIO said its FlyFi inflight connectivity product has proven extremely popular, boosting the airline’s Net Promoter Score.
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