ViaSat and Eutelsat will link their high-capacity satellite networks, improving connectivity options for customers in both North America and Europe.
Iberia now offers OnAir’s Wi-Fi and GSM connectivity services on aircraft serving transatlantic routes between Europe and the US and South America.
Air France has partnered with Orange, SITA and RESA to trial Near Field Communication (NFC) boarding passes at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport.
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport will install 12 Automated Passport Control (APC) kiosks to help cut passenger waiting times at immigration.
Frankfurt Airport has become the first airport in Germany to offer passengers unlimited access to complimentary Wi-Fi as part of the ‘Great to Have You Here!’ programme.
Matt Muta, VP Innovation & Commercial Technologies at Delta Air Lines, will deliver a presentation entitled ‘Using new technology to leverage consistency across the entire journey’.
FTE met with Vueling CEO Alex Cruz who explained why he doesn’t like the “low-cost carrier” tag and how the airline will improve the passenger experience.
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport will install biometric-based CLEAR security lanes later this year, expediting the process for pre-registered travellers.