Articles tagged “airport technology”

Airlines

Australia’s Skyfii Targets Airport Tech Market Globally With Its Computer Vision Acquisition

Skyfii's acquisition of the startup CrowdVision highlights how computer vision is becoming a key technology for the travel sector. The tech lets airports and other companies generate data and insights to ensure safe and efficient crowd control and optimal retail sales.

Australia’s Skyfii Targets Airport Tech Market Globally With Its Computer Vision Acquisition

Coronavirus

Amadeus Adds IBM’s Digital Health Pass to Speed Up Airline Boarding Checks

Any extra digital platforms that can be plugged in will be welcomed by airlines and airports, but, most importantly, passengers if it means they don't have to wait hours in long queues.

Amadeus Adds IBM’s Digital Health Pass to Speed Up Airline Boarding Checks

Online Travel

Paragon Buys a Bag Tag Maker in a Bid to Digitize Airline Luggage Tracking

While not glamorous, the digitization of bag tagging could help airlines lose fewer pieces of luggage. Paragon, a public tech company, aims to scale up Security Label's business with customers like Air France.

Paragon Buys a Bag Tag Maker in a Bid to Digitize Airline Luggage Tracking

Airlines

Airports Go Beyond Contactless Tech to Cope With Returning Passenger Rush

Many airports have pushed through years' worth of digital transformation in months. But are they ready to cope with a rising tide of passenger traffic?

Airports Go Beyond Contactless Tech to Cope With Returning Passenger Rush

Airlines

Prague Revamps Airport to Be Friendlier to Remote Workers Flying for Team Meetings

Prague's airport has debuted new perks and processes to boost its appeal as a transfer and stopover hub. The Czech capital hopes to attract more off-site gatherings and business retreats.

Prague Revamps Airport to Be Friendlier to Remote Workers Flying for Team Meetings

Online Travel

Innovation Propelled the Travel Sector Forward Despite the Pandemic

The travel sector couldn't afford to lose money on efforts done merely to appear innovative for social media optics. So the companies and destinations rediscovered innovation's original spirit. They focused on lasting boosts to operational performance and traveler satisfaction.

Innovation Propelled the Travel Sector Forward Despite the Pandemic

Airlines

Airports Push for New Contactless Tech and Automation as Budgets Shrink

The airport sector needs to invest in contactless tech and automation through the challenges. A recent product contest with vendors and a new accreditation program may help airports make progress.

Airports Push for New Contactless Tech and Automation as Budgets Shrink

Coronavirus

Airports Look to Tech to Ensure Social Distancing of Flyers

Mind the gap.

Airports Look to Tech to Ensure Social Distancing of Flyers

Coronavirus

Etihad to Test New Airport Scanners for Pinpointing Sick Passengers

New tech can screen passengers for elevated heart rates, respiratory rates, and temperatures. The kiosks sound minimal enough. But their accuracy and speed still need to be proven under busy airport conditions.

Etihad to Test New Airport Scanners for Pinpointing Sick Passengers

Airlines

The Rise of Smart Airports: A Skift Deep Dive

After years of being stuck in the past, new "smart" airports are embracing technology and data to improve the experience for both passengers and vendors. But progress is still slow, widening the gap between cutting-edge and archaic facilities. What's needed? More vision, less bureaucracy.

The Rise of Smart Airports: A Skift Deep Dive