DERMALOG: the market leader for biometric border control

More travellers, shorter check-in times and increasing cost pressure – in times of globalisation, cross-border traffic is challenging the authorities. The biometrics specialist DERMALOG offers efficient and secure solutions to meet these challenges. DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH, based in Hamburg, offers state-of-the-art biometric recognition systems to make airport and other border controls safer and more […]

Eurowings offers Internet on short and medium-haul journeys

In addition to the on-board entertainment system WINGS Entertainment, which has been available for free on the short and medium-haul fleet of Eurowings via Wings Entertainment App on your own smartphone, tablet or notebook since August 2016, WINGS Connect will be joining Airbus in February. This allows Eurowings passengers to go online during their flight, […]

Yieldr partnered with Wercker to improve its software services

Yieldr is a data analytics platform built exclusively for airlines. The software boosts the profitability of individual flights by allowing airlines to identify their distressed inventory and connect those empty seats with travellers ready to fly. Using Yieldr’s SaaS solution, marketers and revenue managers can take control and promote distressed flights to reduce wasted legs. […]

MSTS selected to facilitate IATA EasyPay system in 24 markets

Multi Service Technology Solutions (MSTS) has won a contract to a newly launched remittance service that modernises payments between accredited travel agencies and airlines. MSTS has been awarded 24 of IATA’s Billing and Settlement Plan (BSP) markets, and it will process payments in those markets by partnering with UATP, the airline-owned travel payment technical solution […]

eurotrade as Germany’s first WeChat Pay provider, thanks to Wirecard

Wirecard, the international technology company, is expanding its collaboration with eurotrade Flughafen München Handels-GmbH, a subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH, in point-of-sale (POS) payment processing in order to offer WeChat Pay at the Munich airport. As a wholly owned retail subsidiary of Flughafen München GmbH, eurotrade operates some 70 shops at Munich’s airport. The premium […]

RateGain brings real-time, big data intelligence to airline pricing

RateGain announces the launch of AirGain, a real-time airline pricing intelligence solution that collects and analyses airline fares for diverse categories and attributes across multiple distribution channels. With AirGain, an airline aims to solve such critical business challenges as inaccurate/delayed pricing, understanding ancillaries pricing, and tackling the airline rate parity issues. RateGain CEO, Bhanu Chopra, […]

ConneCT designed to benefit airport costs and increase throughput

Analogic Corporation has launched its ConneCTTM Checkpoint CT (computed tomography) screening system for the European market. Utilising Analogic’s advanced CT technology alongside state-of-the-art threat detection software, the ConneCT incorporates the latest in security and medical innovations to lower airport screening costs, increase passenger throughput and elevate the level of security for the travelling public. The […]

European airports band together to hack the passenger experience

One of the most challenging operational concerns for airports is waiting times at security checkpoints. For passengers, security checks are usually a stressful moment in their journey through the airport. What if you could book your security slot? What if you could reinvent the passenger experience and make it seamless, stress-free and efficient? These and […]

SITA CEO rallies airlines and airports in fight against cyber threats

The air transport industry has cybersecurity as a top priority, with 95 percent of airlines and 96 percent of airports investing resources into major cybersecurity programs or pilots over the next three years. Yet research released today from global IT provider SITA shows there is still room for improvement with only one third of boards […]

SITA’s world-class tech solutions to bring Istanbul New Airport to life

Istanbul New Airport, one of the world’s most ambitious airport projects, has appointed global IT provider SITA to bring the region’s most advanced airport to life. SITA will deliver a wide range of airport, passenger and baggage processing solutions to deliver a world-class experience, showcasing the future of air travel. İGA, the contractor and designated […]

SITA to provide 100% bag tracking for airlines at Istanbul new airport

SITA technology will allow airlines at one of the world’s biggest airports to track bags at every step. İGA, contractor and designated operator of Istanbul New Airport, has appointed SITA to implement its innovative baggage tracking solution at what will be one of the world’s largest airports, allowing airlines to meet IATA Resolution 753’s baggage […]

First flight trials of EAN satellite and ground integration completed

Inmarsat (LON: ISAT), the leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, and Deutsche Telekom, the leading integrated telecommunications company, have successfully completed the first flight trials to test both the satellite and complementary ground network for their European Aviation Network (EAN) service. EAN is the world’s first dedicated aviation solution to combine space and ground […]

HENSOLDT to equip DFS with state-of-the-art radar technology

The sensor house HENSOLDT will equip the German civil air navigation service provider DFS with state-of-the-art radar technology: DFS Deutsche Flugsicherung GmbH has commissioned HENSOLDT to deliver two units of the company’s high-performance ASR-NG® airport surveillance radar and a separate MSSR 2000 I® secondary radar for the purpose of modernising their radar infrastructure. Thanks to […]

Centre for the future of aerospace opens at Cranfield

The £35 million Aerospace Integration Research Centre (AIRC), which is set to change the way the world thinks about flight, has been officially opened today at Cranfield University. Funded by Airbus, Rolls-Royce and Cranfield University, following an award from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), the Centre will be a flagship facility for […]

Samsung and Iberia unite to reward customer loyalty in Spain

Coinciding with the arrival of the new Galaxy Note8 in Spain, Samsung and Iberia have signed a collaboration agreement to develop the campaign “Welcome on board Galaxy Note8”. It is an unprecedented initiative that, through different activities, is intended to thank the users of both brands for their loyalty and trust. Their campaign was held […]

Innovative partnership brings blockchain to travel industry

The travel industry is often complex when it comes to digitisation. Startups or companies that do not specialise in travel often find it difficult to enter the market, as direct access to the offers of airlines, hotels and other service providers would require negotiations with every single player. Currently, few intermediaries dominate the market. A […]

ENAIRE partners with Unisys to deliver enhanced customer service

Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced a new contract with ENAIRE, the national air navigation service provider of Spain, to provide a package of services, including corporate applications development and employee mobile enablement, designed to enable the company to deliver enhanced customer service supporting more than 200 million passengers annually. Unisys will support a key foundation of […]

Blue Sky Network announces partnership with RocketRoute

Blue Sky Network, an industry leading global provider of satellite-based asset tracking, operational analytics and HawkEye fleet management solutions, announced today its strategic partnership with RocketRoute, the European based aviation services company, to integrate the satellite tracking and real-time communication capabilities of SkyRouter with RocketRoute’s leading flight planning, fuel and concierge services suite. “Blue Sky […]

Saab signs contract for a digital solution at Cranfield Airport

Defence and security company Saab has been selected by Cranfield University, one of the top four commercial research universities in the United Kingdom, to deliver a digital air traffic control system to Cranfield Airport. Saab Digital Air Traffic Solutions will deliver a digital air traffic control system based on a solution developed since 2006, and approved […]

NAVBLUE partners with OpenAirlines on fuel-saving solution

At Paris Air Show 2017, NAVBLUE, the Flight Ops and ATM services company, an Airbus company, has signed a MoU with OpenAirlines, a global leader in eco-flying solutions, to become a reseller partner for its solution called Skybreathe®, a comprehensive fuel preservation solution for airlines. Skybreathe® uses Big Data algorithms and automatically analyses the large […]