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Aug 16, 2019
On 10 July Emirates unveiled details about its partnership with Inmarsat, as a result of which the airline’s passengers will enjoy uninterrupted connectivity on all its flights. The s [...]
Jul 17, 2019
LiFi is a new technology that uses light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for data transmission, as opposed to WiFi, which uses radio waves. If employed in aerospace, LiFi has the potential to tr [...]
May 1, 2019
Determined by the ratings of TripAdvisor users, the 2019 Travellers’ Choice Awards recognise the world’s ten best airlines. Dominating this year’s list are Asian carriers, with Eu [...]
Apr 19, 2019
Iberia Airlines is banking on virtual reality to entertain its passengers on long-haul flights, having announced a partnership with the company Inflight VR. For a six-month trial period [...]
Apr 12, 2019
Virtual reality will soon be coming on board with Iberia, with the Spanish airline announcing that it will be making VR headsets available to passengers on certain flights in the coming [...]
Feb 27, 2019
3D augmented reality is now coming to the EasyJet mobile application. A new functionality is set to enable travellers to scan their own hand luggage, with the UK airline hoping that the [...]
Jan 15, 2019
After the inauguration of the first biometric terminal in the USA at Atlanta a few days ago, American Airlines has now said that it is to adopt facial recognition via a solution called [...]
Nov 28, 2018
With the Iceland tourist industry currently going through something of a slump, Icelandair announced the take-over in early November of rival airline Wow Air, in a move designed to boos [...]
Aug 11, 2018
Delta Air Lines has launched "Premium Select" class on its new Airbus A350, with all of its long-haul craft set to offer Premium Economy class by 2021.
Jul 31, 2018
Airline Checkins is the new application developed by Lufthansa, which is designed to enable users to buy flight tickets and check in, among other things. But passengers of the German a [...]
Jul 27, 2018
India’s airlines, driven by a domestic market that generates little profit and helped by the country’s laws, have developed flight connections with large cities all across the world.
Jul 23, 2018
According to a report released by the Federal Aviation Administration in June, some 563 flights were delayed in the southeast region of the US on the day SpaceX launched its Falcon Heav [...]
Apr 13, 2018
Skytrax has just published its annual ranking of the best airlines in the world, with five European carriers featuring in the top 20.
Mar 21, 2018
According to a recent survey by magazine Travel Weekly, airlines are starting to tailor their prices according to the profile and travel habits of their clients.
Dec 1, 2017
Following on from its chatbot Oscar, Air New Zealand is going one step further for its clients by offering a virtual assistant called Sophie, a "digital human" who responds to users’ [...]
Nov 14, 2017
Finnair has joined the 14% of airlines that offer their customers AI-powered chatbots. Known as Finn and launched on Facebook Messenger, the artificially intelligent interactive service [...]
Nov 3, 2017
The World Air Transport Statistics 2017, for both passengers and freight, are now available. Including 10 years of data, they enable air traffic to be analysed in detail.
May 12, 2017
Delays and cancels can make air travel a source of frustration. As for an official report, flights punctuality got worse in France between 2015 and 2016, all types of flights affected.
Feb 10, 2017
Low-cost airlines increased air traffic in 2016 : World air passenger traffic continued to rise in 2016, though at a slightly slower rate than in previous years. Thanks to the entrepre [...]