Articles tagged “airport security”

Airlines

IndiGo Introduces Hotel Booking Option — India Report

IndiGo's decision to add a hotel booking platform to its website and app seems to be aimed at targeting potential customers looking for a one-step solution for hotel and flight bookings. It is not the first Indian airline to make this move, but for a user base that pivots towards OTAs to find the most price-conscious option as well as deals, will this work?

IndiGo Introduces Hotel Booking Option — India Report

Airlines

Why Has Lufthansa Canceled Flights to Iran But Austrian Airlines Keeps Flying?

The cancellations come as U.S. intelligence reports suggest an attack on Israeli assets by Iran or its proxies could be imminent.

Why Has Lufthansa Canceled Flights to Iran But Austrian Airlines Keeps Flying?

Hotels

Investment in Indian Hotels Surged in 2023 – India Report

2023 was a record year for Indian hospitality in terms of hotel investments as well as new branded hotel openings and signings.

Investment in Indian Hotels Surged in 2023 – India Report

Tourism

U.S. Customs to Hike Global Entry Program Fees by 20%

While Global Entry fees will increase to account for "continuation and management of the programs," U.S. Customs and Border Protection will eliminate application fees for minors.

U.S. Customs to Hike Global Entry Program Fees by 20%

Online Travel

Indians Top List for Increased Travel Spend — India Report

Until recently, travel was seen as a luxury and once-a-year activity by Indians. International trips were even more infrequent. The new generation of Indian travelers is changing that.

Indians Top List for Increased Travel Spend — India Report

Airlines

TSA Airport Security Self-Screening Lanes Could Be Part of the Future of Travel

You can imagine one major security lapse putting pressure on the gutting of self-screening. On the other hand, TSA manual screening has been rife with miscues, as well.

TSA Airport Security Self-Screening Lanes Could Be Part of the Future of Travel

Tourism

U.S.-Canada Rainbow Bridge Incident Spurs Heightened Security at Onset of Thanksgiving Travel

Hopefully no one else was hurt, and that this incident was an isolated event.

U.S.-Canada Rainbow Bridge Incident Spurs Heightened Security at Onset of Thanksgiving Travel

News Blog

IDEAS: Frankfurt Airport Expands Biometric Systems for a Contactless Experience

Frankfurt Airport is set to expand its suite of biometric touchpoints to passengers of all airlines within the facility. Credit: Fraport The technology - SITA’s Smart Path biometric solution, powered by NEC - is already available for Lufthansa and Star Alliance Airlines passengers, which has seen over 12,000 passengers use the facilities at check-in, boarding…

News Blog

IDEAS: Heathrow Trials Pre-Booked Security Slots

Heathrow has announced that it is trialing an initiative that allows passengers travelling through the airport to pre-book their security slots ahead of their journeys. Credit: Heathrow It is hoped that the service, known as 'Heathrow Timeslot', will offer travellers more peace of mind when moving through the airport as well as helping to reduce…

Airlines

Skift India Report: Our First India Summit

Slowdown? Boeing instead sees the boom rolling on — spurred by a growing middle class with high disposable income, coupled with the government’s focus on building additional infrastructure to support air travel and connectivity.

Skift India Report: Our First India Summit