Articles tagged “airline retail”

Airlines Tap New Tech to Sell Each Other’s Fares

Airlines Tap New Tech to Sell Each Other’s Fares

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Investor 777 Partners has bought tech company Air Black Box, while online agency Kiwi has taken a stake in reservation system AeroCRS. These deals hint at a growing interest among airlines to use tech to build marketing alliances that differ from traditional codeshares. The true winner may be smaller airports, which stand to gain traffic.

2 weeks ago

Airfare Clearinghouse Promotes Routehappy Execs to Fit New Data Strategy

Airfare Clearinghouse Promotes Routehappy Execs to Fit New Data Strategy

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Fare-filing clearinghouse ATPCO has announced changes in its c-suite. So we checked in to see how it's progressing on its modernization effort. The challenges are daunting.

1 month ago

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The Future of Airline Retailing Depends on Industry Collaboration

The Future of Airline Retailing Depends on Industry Collaboration

Travelport + Skift

The speed at which airline distribution stakeholders are able to transform their distribution technologies so that they can directly impact their bottom line will be determined by their ability to effectively collaborate.

3 months ago

Amadeus and Points.com Partner to Scale Loyalty Tech for Airlines

Amadeus and Points.com Partner to Scale Loyalty Tech for Airlines

Sean O'Neill, Skift

This deal is noteworthy because it represents a recent industry shift in the gravity of airline sales efforts. Work that used to happen on computers that interact mainly with travel agencies is now shifting toward computers that mainly power an airline's brand.com site and other direct sales channels.

3 months ago

Airlines Hope Algorithms Can Finally Fix Their Drink Carts

Airlines Hope Algorithms Can Finally Fix Their Drink Carts

Brian Sumers, Skift

Passengers sitting in the back of the airplane hate it when an airline runs out of food for sale. But airlines also hate waste, and they usually must throw out uneaten fresh food the same day. How do airlines decide how much food and drink to board? It's a delicate dance.

5 months ago

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Why Next-Generation Airline Retailing is No Longer a Futuristic Talking Point

Why Next-Generation Airline Retailing is No Longer a Futuristic Talking Point

Sabre + Skift

Next-generation airline retailing is just around the corner, and early-adopters are well on their way to reaping the benefits.

6 months ago

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What Airlines Can Learn from Amazon’s Customer-First Approach

What Airlines Can Learn from Amazon’s Customer-First Approach

Sabre Airline Solutions + Skift

For airlines looking to become more customer-centric, it's a smart idea to look towards the digital retail space. Download this free report from Skift and Sabre to learn more!

3 years ago

Airlines and Airports Look Beyond the Industry to Improve Digital Retail

Airlines and Airports Look Beyond the Industry to Improve Digital Retail

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Airlines and airports need to leverage data assets and embrace technological improvements with greater speed, if they are to keep up with other digital consumer services. The word "silos" came up again in discussions on managing airline and airport data exchange, and that word comes up too often.

3 years ago