Amsterdam airport Schiphol builds agile cloud with Red Hat

To improve its passenger experience and become the best digital airport, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol decided to migrate several of its IT systems to the cloud to become more flexible, secure and efficient. The airport chose to deploy Red Hat OpenShift as the foundation for its hybrid cloud environment, supported by Red Hat Gluster Storage, Red […]

Inmarsat and ESA to modernise air traffic management over Europe

Inmarsat, the world’s leading provider of global mobile satellite communications, has signed a major contract with the European Space Agency (ESA) to develop satellite communication services that enable 4D trajectory air traffic management in European airspace from 2020. The Iris programme supports the Single European Skies ATM Research (SESAR) master plan for next-generation air traffic […]

DERMALOG introduces tighter border control precautions

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 […]