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.
CPH’s Director of Airport Optimisation explains to FTE how sensor-based predictive modelling and self-service systems are helping the airport optimise processing.
Singapore Changi Airport has launched self-tagging and self-service bag drop in Terminal 1 as part of a three-month trial alongside Jetstar Asia.
Aruba Airport will be the test-bed for the forward-thinking ‘Happy Flow’ pilot, in which biometrics will be used as the main passenger token at all touch-points.
Travellers flying with Indian carrier Jet Airways can now check-in using their mobile phone and have their boarding pass sent directly to their device.
Iberia and Samsung have signed an agreement to utilise Near Field Communication (NFC) technology for mobile-based boarding passes, access control and payments.
FTE was shown around Heathrow Airport’s Terminal 2 by Development Director John Holland-Kaye, who highlighted how common use kiosks, self-tagging, bag drop and self-boarding will help to provide a great passenger experience. Read full article »
FTE spoke to AirAsia’s Steven Dickson about the self-service facilities that will be available in klia2 and why airports should treat LCCs and full-service airlines differently. Read full article »