Articles tagged “airline technology”

How India’s SpiceJet Is Using Tech to Innovate During the Pandemic

How India’s SpiceJet Is Using Tech to Innovate During the Pandemic

Sean O'Neill, Skift

SpiceJet has championed reforms of airport processes that have already changed how all air travelers in India fly on all airlines. In a move reported here first, the budget carrier will begin to sell some of the tech it has developed to other airlines.

1 week ago

Separating Hype From Emerging Tech’s Real Shortcomings Post-Crisis: New Skift Research

Separating Hype From Emerging Tech’s Real Shortcomings Post-Crisis: New Skift Research

Wouter Geerts, Skift Research

Not all tech is worth the hype. But then again, the current crisis will likely accelerate the adoption of some worthwhile emerging technologies. It’s important to know how this will impact the travel industry. We’ve set out the most important technologies to help you burst that hype bubble.

4 months ago

The Impact of Emerging Tech in Travel Post-Coronavirus: New Skift Research

The Impact of Emerging Tech in Travel Post-Coronavirus: New Skift Research

Wouter Geerts, Skift Research

There are so many technologies that can and will impact the travel industry, but it's hard to poke through all the hype and see what will fundamentally change the future of travel. We investigate four technology buckets with the largest potential.

5 months ago

Amadeus Buys Optym’s Flight Network Planning Tech

Amadeus Buys Optym’s Flight Network Planning Tech

Sean O'Neill, Skift

Amadeus was smart to acquire Optym's well-regarded software for helping airlines optimize their flight networks. While this deal is small, the tech giant is signaling its commitment to the airline technology and airport services space that goes beyond its traditional business in distribution.

6 months ago

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How Travel Agencies Can Maximize Commissions and Boost Profitability in a New Era of Airfare Retailing

How Travel Agencies Can Maximize Commissions and Boost Profitability in a New Era of Airfare Retailing

Avian + Skift

Travel agencies can say goodbye to old-school excel spreadsheets and paper agreements for keeping track of airfare sales. Today, digitalization provides a much easier and powerful tool to manage incentive and commission contracts with airlines.

7 months ago

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How the Airline Industry Can Adopt and Implement New Tech the Right Way

How the Airline Industry Can Adopt and Implement New Tech the Right Way

Sabre + Skift

New Distribution Capability (NDC) standards will help facilitate greater personalization and easier distribution of all elements of the ticket sale. However, it isn’t a catch-all solution for all of the airline industry’s retailing challenges. Recognizing that is key to implementing NDC standards the right way.

8 months ago

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Intelligent Scheduling Will Drive the Next Frontier of Improving Customer Experience

Intelligent Scheduling Will Drive the Next Frontier of Improving Customer Experience

Sabre + Skift

Airlines have invested in making many of their offerings increasingly data-driven in recent years. Yet they haven’t taken the same approach to schedules, one of their preeminent products.

8 months ago

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Executive Q&A: Dee Waddell from IBM on How Technology Must Converge to Deliver a Seamless Airline Experience

Executive Q&A: Dee Waddell from IBM on How Technology Must Converge to Deliver a Seamless Airline Experience

IBM + Skift

For airlines to deliver a seamless passenger experience, technology, people, and systems must connect on the back end.

9 months ago

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Airlines Use New Tech to Create Partnerships That Increase Direct Bookings

Airlines Use New Tech to Create Partnerships That Increase Direct Bookings

Dohop + Skift

New interlining technology is helping airlines simplify how they partner with other airlines and grow direct bookings.

9 months ago

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Using the Power of Integrated Systems to Drive Next-Level Personalization

Using the Power of Integrated Systems to Drive Next-Level Personalization

Salesforce + Skift

Gone are the days when “legacy systems” could explain away a travel brand’s inability to deliver next-level personalization.

9 months ago

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Four Ways Tech Can Optimize Airline Operations and Improve Customer Satisfaction

Four Ways Tech Can Optimize Airline Operations and Improve Customer Satisfaction

IBM + Skift

The best airline solutions lie at the intersection of data, people, and technology that makes sense of the data and connects the people.

10 months ago

Airline-Owned SITA Seeks to Ride a Software Boom to Lift Sales

Airline-Owned SITA Seeks to Ride a Software Boom to Lift Sales

Sean O'Neill, Skift

It's glamorous to be a turnaround artist who parachutes into a troubled company and restores growth. But change can be slow and painful. Just ask Barbara Dalibard, the CEO of SITA, the airline-controlled tech provider.

11 months ago