Articles Tagged: “News from the web”

The latest news related to the travel experience, including self-service, passenger and baggage processing initiatives, as well as new technologies and systems.

Beijing International

Check-in & Validation // Dec 2014 // No Comments

Beijing Capital International Airport implements SITA common-use technology

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.

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Gatwick Airport investing in bag drop

Initiatives // Dec 2014 // No Comments

Gatwick Airport investing in self-service bag drop, next-generation security, and new e-gates

As it celebrates five years of independent ownership, London Gatwick Airport has announced a £1 billion investment to transform the North Terminal passenger experience. Enhancements will include a new check-in area with 60 self-service bag drop units, a new next-generation security area, and 15 state-of-the-art new e-gates.

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American Airlines In-flight

Passenger Comfort // Dec 2014 // No Comments

American Airlines’ $2bn investment to include upgraded cabin experience

One year after closing its merger with US Airways, American Airlines is looking ahead to 2015 and beyond with more than $2 billion in investments, which will include fully lie-flat seats, international WiFi, and more inflight entertainment options.

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Air France, Orange WiFi

IFE&C // Dec 2014 // No Comments

Air France and Orange test Wi-Fi onboard short and medium-haul flights

Air France and Orange will offer Wi-Fi access onboard two Airbus A320s on short and medium-haul networks during a three-month trial phase, from summer 2015. This will allow passengers to surf the internet, read their emails, watch live TV, or enjoy their favourite series.

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JAL first airline in Asia to adopt Thales AVANT IFE technology

Sydney ambassadors

Miami Airport launches app with real-time flight tracking

San Antonio Airport invests in virtual assistants

Airberlin wireless

KLM unveils new 777-200 Economy and World Business Class cabins

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