Matt Muta, Global Hospitality and Travel Managing Director at Microsoft, spoke to FTE about how mobile technology will revolutionise the onboard passenger experience. Read full article »
EASA has approved the use of personal electronic devices (PEDs) in-flight and will publish guidelines for European airlines by the end of November. Read full article »
Gogo has launched its Text & Talk technology, which enables passengers to use their smartphones onboard, but it remains to be seen if airlines will embrace the service. Read full article »
FTE reports on Schiphol’s plans to revolutionise airport security, the Qatar Airways end-to-end passenger experience and plans for a Checkpoint of the Future standard. Read full article »
IATA and the Near Field Communication Forum have jointly published a reference guide for air travel stakeholders outlining the potential benefits of adopting NFC technology.
FTE flew to Vienna last week for the SITA Europe Aviation ICT Forum 2013, where we had the opportunity to test out SITA Lab’s Google Glass-based solution.