Amadeus trials auto bag drops at Heathrow airport | News

[ad_1] Amadeus touchless bag drop technology is being trialled at Heathrow. The system uses proximity sensors to allow passengers to check-in their luggage without touching the screens on the kiosks. The new contactless experience has initially been installed on six auto bag drop units provided by ICM Airport Technics, an...

Delta signs new Travelport distribution deal | News

[ad_1] Delta Air Lines and Travelport have signed a new global distribution agreement. According to a release, the deal is designed to further enhance value-generation for the entire travel retailing ecosystem, including travel management companies, agencies, corporations and travellers. The customer experience and value-based, multi-year content distribution agreement gives Travelport-connected...

British Airways launches new AirPortr partnership | News

[ad_1] British Airways has teamed up with AirPortr to create new fast bag drop areas at Heathrow’s Terminal 5. With the first drop-off point planned at the Heathrow Express train platforms, customers will be able to quickly and securely drop-off their luggage at peak times, before travelling bag-free straight through...

Heathrow to introduce fast-lane for vaccinated travellers | News

[ad_1] British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow have joined forces to assess if it can be quick and easy to verify those arriving into the UK who are fully vaccinated. The trio argue a similar identification process is already in place for outbound travel to several countries and should be...

Heathrow to introduce fast-lane for vaccinated travellers | News

[ad_1] British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Heathrow have joined forces to assess if it can be quick and easy to verify those arriving into the UK who are fully vaccinated. The trio argue a similar identification process is already in place for outbound travel to several countries and should be...

Travelport deal sees Emirates scrap some GDS charges | News

[ad_1] Emirates has reached a commercial agreement that will allow Travelport-connected travel agencies to avoid the airline’s surcharge on bookings via global distribution systems. The charges are due to come into effect today. Furthermore, the companies announced a new long-term agreement to enable the distribution of Emirates NDC content via...

Travelport deal sees Emirates scrap some GDS charges | News

[ad_1] Emirates has reached a commercial agreement that will allow Travelport-connected travel agencies to avoid the airline’s surcharge on bookings via global distribution systems. The charges are due to come into effect today. Furthermore, the companies announced a new long-term agreement to enable the distribution of Emirates NDC content via...

Sabre renews partnership with Virgin Australia | News

[ad_1] Sabre Corporation and Virgin Australia have reaffirmed their long-standing relationship with the renewal of their global distribution agreement. Under the renewed agreement, Sabre will continue to distribute Virgin Australia flights and services through the Sabre GDS marketplace, ensuring that hundreds of thousands of Sabre-connected agencies will continue to have...

IAG signs with American Express Global Business Travel to accelerate NDC adoption | News

[ad_1] American Express Global Business Travel (GBT) has renewed its distribution agreement with British Airways and Iberia. This will allow GBT customers and members of its Partner Solutions group to confidently shop within Supply MarketPlace.      The multi-year agreement has been expanded to cover a collaboration between GBT, British...

Peoples takes up new marketing role with Skyscanner | News

[ad_1] Skyscanner has appointed Clive Peoples, former customer marketing leader at eBay and Expedia, as senior vice president of marketing. Peoples, who will be based out of the London office, reports to chief operating officer, Kris Beyens, and is a member of the executive team. He is tasked with leading...