Articles tagged “airline technology”

Airlines

Global IT Outage Sparks Travel Chaos as 4,000+ Flights Canceled Worldwide

Computer problems are nothing new for airlines and airports, but the scale of Friday's outage is without recent parallel, with Delta and United among those badly hit.

Global IT Outage Sparks Travel Chaos as 4,000+ Flights Canceled Worldwide

Airlines

Emirates Skywards Chief Shares Six Airline Loyalty Lessons

In a break from the strategy of many U.S. airlines, Emirates’ Skywards program is being used to boost loyalty for the airline without a heavy financial focus.

Emirates Skywards Chief Shares Six Airline Loyalty Lessons

Airlines

Is This the End for Airline Greenwashing? Meet the CEO Who Thinks He Has the Answer

In recent months, several big-name airlines have been accused of greenwashing. Could independent, AI-driven data put an end to the confusion for consumers and corporate travel departments?

Is This the End for Airline Greenwashing? Meet the CEO Who Thinks He Has the Answer

Startups

Fetcherr Closes $90 Million Funding Round to Help Airlines Create Fares You’ll Want to Book

What does it take to get passengers to click that airline "book" button? Fetcherr claims its AI-infused tech is helping airlines get better at it.

Fetcherr Closes $90 Million Funding Round to Help Airlines Create Fares You’ll Want to Book

Airlines

Airbus Will Deliver Fewer New Planes This Year: Should Airlines be Worried?

Boeing’s recent challenges have seen more airlines switch to Airbus. This could mean delivery delays have a wider operational impact on the industry. 

Airbus Will Deliver Fewer New Planes This Year: Should Airlines be Worried?
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Skift India Summit Video: Hyper-Personalizing the Air Travel Experience

In this video from Skift India Summit 2024, Jonathan Tong, senior vice president, airlines — Southeast Asia, India Subcontinent and Greater China for Amadeus, spoke about the critical role of data, collaboration, and tech in reshaping today's passenger experiences.

Skift India Summit Video: Hyper-Personalizing the Air Travel Experience

News Blog

IDEAS: Qatar Airways to Provide Cabin Crew with Smart Technology

Qatar Airways has launched a new digital initiative designed to support cabin crew in delivering a more personalized experience for its customers in the air. Credit: Qatar Airways The new in-house application provides information on passengers flying with Qatar Airways, through customer profiles that provide insights into any special service requests and preferences, as well…

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IDEAS: Air Canada Introduces New Tracking Tool for Baggage and Mobility Aids

Air Canada is launching a new feature within its mobile app that will enable customers to track their baggage and mobility aids in real time. Credit: Air Canada According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, more than one in every 100 wheelchairs and scooters that travel in the cargo hold of an aircraft on domestic…

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Sabre Launches AI-Powered Airline Retailing Solution to Boost Ancillary Revenue

Ancillaries are increasingly essential to the financial health and resilience of airlines. Sabre’s new Upgrade IQ product uses artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to optimize airlines’ premium cabin inventory and unlock incremental revenue.

Sabre Launches AI-Powered Airline Retailing Solution to Boost Ancillary Revenue
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Ideas

Skift Global Forum Video: How Tech Can Unlock the Promise of Travel

In this video from Skift Global Forum 2023, we hear from Eric Phillips, senior vice president and chief digital officer of Delta Air Lines, and Ben Ellencweig, senior partner at McKinsey & Company, on how artificial intelligence will usher in what every generation wants: a true “golden age” of travel.

Skift Global Forum Video: How Tech Can Unlock the Promise of Travel