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Ypsilon partners with Amadeus for low-cost carrier payment solution

Ypsilon partners with Amadeus for low-cost carrier payment solution

Travellers today increasingly look to travel agencies to help them search for and book travel on low-cost carriers. This demand is driving the need for platforms such as Ypsilon as they aggregate low-cost content for agents and help them pay the airlines in new, more flexible ways.

Deyo steps aside at Cendyn following Accel-KKR investment

Deyo steps aside at Cendyn following Accel-KKR investment

Cendyn has announced a strategic follow on investment from Accel-KKR, a leading Silicon Valley based technology-focused investment firm. The investment will enable the business to further scale and innovate its solutions for the hospitality industry.

Airbus draws inspiration from nature for next generation wing tips

Airbus draws inspiration from nature for next generation wing tips

Airbus engineers have developed a scale-model aeroplane with the first in-flight, flapping wing-tips that could revolutionise aircraft wing-design. The aerospace giant has drawn on nature to develop its ‘semi-aeroelastic hinge’ concept to reduce drag and overall wing weight, while combating the effects of turbulence and wind gusts.

United Airlines signs up to Airbus Skywise data platform

United Airlines signs up to Airbus Skywise data platform

United Airlines has become the latest carrier to connect to Airbus’ open-data platform, Skywise. The United States-based airline will leverage Skywise to enhance all aspects of its maintenance and engineering operations on its Airbus fleet.

Heathrow to invest in new liquid scanning technology

Heathrow to invest in new liquid scanning technology

Heathrow has announced the rollout of new computed tomography security equipment throughout the airport over the next few years. When fully deployed, the 3D equipment could end the need for passengers to remove their liquids and laptops from cabin baggage when passing through security.

IATA offers support to rollout of radio frequency identification for baggage

IATA offers support to rollout of radio frequency identification for baggage

The International Air Transport Association has resolved to support the global deployment of radio frequency identification for baggage tracking. The IATA annual general meeting also called for the implementation of modern baggage messaging standards to more accurately track passengers’ baggage in real time across key points in the journey.

New leadership role for Seiffert at CWT

New leadership role for Seiffert at CWT

CWT has appointed Deanna Seiffert as to the role of vice president in Europe, Middle East and Africa for demand marketing. In this role, she is responsible for the planning, development, and implementation of the company’s marketing strategy in the regions.