The new Frankfurt Airport App 2.0 has been launched and features pre-travel tips, location-specific offers and automatic flight and gate updates.
Cork Airport has become the first in Ireland to make Google Indoor Street View available to its passengers, allowing them to take a virtual tour of the terminal building.
FTE explores whether the rise of smartphones means the passenger experience on the ground is being defined by technology developers, rather than airports and airlines. Read full article »
Android users can now make use of a Star Alliance app that includes the flight schedules of all member carriers, a flight tracking function, information on airport lounges and city guides.
easyJet has become the first European airline to allow passengers to board their flight at Belfast International Airport using a mobile boarding pass.
Allegiant has developed mobile boarding passes and funded new scanners at 55 airports to ensure as many passengers as possible have access to the service. Read full article »
Copenhagen Airport has launched a dedicated website and app for Chinese-speaking passengers, who can now translate airport signage using their smartphone. Read full article »
Passengers who book flights through the Singapore Airlines website can now view travel information via Google Now ahead of their journey, including flight updates, gate information and destination weather forecasts. Read full article »
Swedish airport operator Swedavia has updated its mobile app, which now includes real-time information on gates and boarding, as well as a travel planner tool.
FTE spoke to Giorgio Medici, Customer Care Manager at SEA Aeroporti di Milano, about the company’s investment in mobile technology to enhance the end-to-end travel experience. Read full article »