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.
FTE spoke to Cathay Pacific’s Russ Fortson about the airline’s plans to embrace self-service, and how investment in staff is helping to enhance customer service.
SITA’s BagManager solution will be rolled out at 38 Indian airports, while 25 of the country’s airports now have common use processing infrastructure.
FTE explores how the likes of Changi, Incheon and Kuala Lumpur airports, plus Cathay Pacific, JAL and Cebu Pacific, are improving the airport experience.
Agent Xpress allows roaming agents to check-in passengers and print their boarding passes remotely, helping to reduce queues in the check-in hall.
David Kershaw explores the future of airport common use and the potential impact of the Cloud, self-service processing technologies and a differentiated charging model.
FTE spoke to Air France-KLM and Human Recognition Systems to find out what role biometrics can play in creating a single passenger token and enhancing tracking. Read full article »
FTE explores what role CUPPS, the cloud, virtualisation and native airline applications will play in the future, and assesses the thoughts of a number of industry experts.
Malaysia Airlines will remove all but two of its check-in desks at Kuala Lumpur International Airport, meaning Economy passengers will have to use self-service check-in and bag drop.
FTE spoke to IATA about the impact the forthcoming auto check-in standard could have, and explores why JetBlue has decided to automate the check-in process.