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.
IATA’s Common Use Working Group has released its five-year Common Use Strategy, which is based on a clear vision up to the year 2020.
Heathrow Airport’s CEO, CIO, COO and T2 Operations and Programme Director discuss how the airport smoothly transferred 26 airlines into the new Terminal 2.
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.
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.
IATA has welcomed the decision of the US Department of Transportation to approve Resolution 787, the foundation document for the New Distribution Capability.
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.
IATA has announced that Aer Lingus, Aeroflot and Qatar Airways will pilot the New Distribution Capability (NDC), which aims to transform the distribution and booking process.
FTE spoke to Amadeus’ Head of Airport IT about ACUS – the new cloud-based system that Amadeus says could redefine the airport common use market. Read full article »
Kuwait International Airport is installing 12 self-service check-in kiosks – the first kiosks of their kind at the airport – as part of an eight-year contract renewal with SITA. Read full article »