In his newly-created position, Andrew Gunnels will have responsibility over CWT’s global strategic sourcing and procurement operations and will also lead the company’s global real estate and facilities management.
British Airways will issue all of its 15,000-cabin crew with iPhone XRs to help them offer a more personalised service to the more than 45 million customers that travel with the airline every year.
British Airways is one step closer to powering its future fleet with sustainable jet fuel made from rubbish as plans have been submitted to develop Europe’s first household and commercial solid waste to sustainable fuels plant.
The Competition & Markets Authority has warned Sabre’s proposed takeover of Farelogix raises competition concerns in the supply of IT systems used by airlines and travel agents to sell airline tickets.
Serko has announced an agreement with Southwest Airlines to provide NDC content in Zeno. Zeno will be the first online booking tool to provide Southwest content via the ATPCO New Distribution Capability Exchange.
From now until the end of 2019, customers travelling on select flights in First from London Heathrow to New York JFK will be able to enjoy a selection of award-winning films, documentaries and travel programmes in 2D, 3D or 360° formats.
Flybe has become the first regional airline in the world to be awarded International Air Transport Association level four New Distribution Capability certification.
American Express Global Business Travel has entered into an agreement to acquire a controlling stake in Kanoo Travel. The latter is one of the largest travel management networks in the Middle East.
Sabre Corporation will expand its digital operations technology alliance with Spirit Airlines. The deal will make the airline one of the first carriers to utilise the breadth of the innovative, next-generation Sabre Operations Platform.
American Airlines, American Express Global Business Travel and Amadeus have announced what they are calling a “milestone” in travel retailing at the Global Business Travel Association Convention.
Singapore Airlines has announced the launch of its all-new mobile app for Android and iOS smartphones. The new app is designed for faster performance and improved usability, and introduces new features that offer customers a seamless and more personalised experience.
Cendyn has announced the acquisition of the Rainmaker Group, a leading revenue and profit optimisation platform for hotels, resorts and casinos. The acquisition of group’s integrated solutions will enable Cendyn to drive performance across all aspects of the hotel business.