Lufthansa Systems’ BoardConnect is now available as an app for Windows 8 devices, allowing passengers to watch movies, order food and shop using their own device.
Narita Airport is adding new functions to its language translation app and installing multilingual signage across the airport to simplify the travel experience for international passengers.
A Near Field Communication (NFC)-ready boarding gate has been installed at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the airport has invited airlines to trial it.
FTE caught up with AirAsia’s Steven Dickson, who revealed the airline’s plans to launch a CRM system and trial in-flight entertainment and connectivity. Read full article »
Montréal-Trudeau Airport has introduced the new SecurXpress service, which allows passengers to use fast track security lanes if they arrive at the checkpoint at a specific time. Read full article »
FTE explores the views of OnAir, Panasonic, Gogo, Delta, Southwest and others on the potential lifting of the FCC ban on cell phone use in-flight. Read full article »
JetBlue Airways has launched its high-speed Ka-band satellite Wi-Fi service, branded Fly-Fi, and announced that it will be available for free until June 2014. Read full article »
Low-cost carrier easyJet has launched a Chinese version of its website homepage to simplify the booking process for its increasing number of Chinese customers. Read full article »