Emirates’ passengers bound for the US will soon be able to enjoy Wi-Fi, mobile service connectivity and live TV, even when flying 40,000 feet over the North Pole and Arctic circle. Previously, on its flights to the US, which often travel over the polar region, passengers can find themselves without connectivity for up to four hours.
In line with a drive for global connectivity, Heydar Aliyev International Airport in Baku has partnered with Amadeus to implement its core airport management systems.
Upping the ante on enhancing the customer experience at Dubai International, operator Dubai Airports has launched a high-tech system that monitors airport operations in real-time and visualises traffic flows to support consistently smooth operations at the airport.
The Information Commissioner’s Office has said it will seek to fine British Airways £183 million for infringements of the General Data Protection Regulation. The proposed fine relates to a cyber incident notified to the organisation by thr airline in September last year.
Trainline has signed a partnership with Swiss Federal Railways, SBB. The partnership provides customers with tickets for all Swiss rail carriers, including cross-border journeys to neighbouring countries France, Italy, Germany and Austria.
Tourism Exchange Great Britain is a one-stop shop for English tourism suppliers including accommodation providers, visitor attractions and experiences, to link to distributors with international reach and sell their products overseas.
Soaring global demand for airline pilots, and the growing popularity of Airbus A320 and Boeing 787 aircraft, have jointly sparked major growth in the pilot training division of Etihad Airways.
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.
Customers travelling on any route across Norwegian’s global network will now be able to stay connected for the entire duration of the flight from pushback to arrival at the gate.
Amadeus has announced a service optimiser application on Salesforce AppExchange, empowering airlines to connect with their customers, partners and employees in entirely new ways.
The move is designed to accelerate the mixed-use operator’s customer-centric service strategy and to enable its hotels and serviced offices to deliver a smart, efficient and personalised guest experience.
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.