BT Global Services will host an ‘invitation only thought leadership roundtable dinner’ for senior executives taking place at the BT Tower.
Speakers from Norwegian, Swedavia, Expedia and Munich Airport will take part in the ‘Understanding What Passengers Want’ Forum’ at FTE Europe 2015.
Beijing Capital International Airport has chosen SITA’s common-use passenger processing technology, AirportConnect Open, for implementation in Terminals 2 and 3. SITA is also working with the airport to investigate how both kiosks and self-bag drop can support the management of its passengers.
As it celebrates five years of independent ownership, London Gatwick Airport has announced a £1 billion investment to transform the North Terminal passenger experience. Enhancements will include a new check-in area with 60 self-service bag drop units, a new next-generation security area, and 15 state-of-the-art new e-gates.
Speakers from TUI, Estonian Air, Inmarsat and Thales are already confirmed to join Runway Girl Network’s Mary Kirby on stage in the Cabin Connectivity Forum Europe.
One year after closing its merger with US Airways, American Airlines is looking ahead to 2015 and beyond with more than $2 billion in investments, which will include fully lie-flat seats, international WiFi, and more inflight entertainment options.
Air France and Orange will offer Wi-Fi access onboard two Airbus A320s on short and medium-haul networks during a three-month trial phase, from summer 2015. This will allow passengers to surf the internet, read their emails, watch live TV, or enjoy their favourite series.
Japan Airlines’ new B787-8 has been equipped with the Thales AVANT in-flight entertainment system, making it the first airline in Asia to carry the state-of-the-art technology.
View a picture round-up of FTE Asia 2014, which took place in Kuala Lumpur and attracted almost 250 delegates from airlines, airports and other key travel stakeholders.
Sydney Airport’s team of ‘Airport Ambassadors’ will now carry iPad Minis, so they can provide passengers with real-time information on the go.