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Deaths from air accidents more than doubled last year

But IATA says flight safety is improving
Tags: Travel, IATA


Travel News: February 11, 2019

TWA Hotel reservations open on Valentine’s Day Travel Weekly The TWA Hotel at New York’s Kennedy Airport will begin taking reservations on Feb. 14. Bookings will be accepted for stays beginning on May 15, with reservations available solely via the hotel’s website. Daytime-only reservations also will be available this spring, offering travelers a place to shower, rest or work during a layover. The hotel also suggests travelers head to the hotel after an early morning arrival instead of getting s...
Tags: Travel, New York, India, Disney, Delhi, Mumbai, News And Deals, Daytona Beach, Kennedy Airport, Daytona International Speedway, IATA, Belt Parkway, TWA Hotel, Van Wyck Expressway Delhi, CAPA Centre for Aviation A Foundation Stone


538 AI and the Aviation Industry

We look at how artificial intelligence is impacting commercial aviation and a consider a few of the areas that hold the greatest promise. In the news, a concept that would have pilot conversations monitored by an AI agent, how to get new airplanes signed off by the FAA during a furlough, Norwegian Air Shuttle’s share offering, and the loss of a remarkable female military aviator. Guest Mark Roboff, General Manager for Digital Transformation, Aerospace & Defense at DXC. Mark Roboff is an IT ...
Tags: Aviation, Ibm, Airbus, Ai, Faa, Boeing, US Navy, Aviation Industry, Norwegian, Southwest, Mark, IATA, Air Shuttle, Episodes, Bruno Misonne, Credit Outtro


No-deal Brexit could force the cancellations of up to 5 million flights

Iata said that airlines 'do not know' what type of Brexit they are planning for [Author: Cathy Adams]
Tags: Brexit, IATA, Cathy Adams


3 Links I Love: Brexit’s Impact, O’Hare Terminal Plans, Flying Air France La Premiere

This week’s featured link: Statement: Current Flights Protected, but Future Growth at Risk from No Deal Brexit – IATACurious what the real impact of Brexit would be on flights if there’s no deal? IATA lays it out clearly. There is little impact on the US, but between the UK and the Continent… capacity could have to be cut. Two for the road: Here are the 5 ideas being proposed for O’Hare’s massive expansion – Chicago TribuneThe five proposals for O’Hare big new terminal projec...
Tags: Travel, UK, La, Israel, US, Chicago, Paris, Hare, Brexit, Government Regulation, Links I Love, Air France, Bernie, IATA, O Hare, ORD - Chicago/O'Hare


Airlines' profits being squeezed, says IATA

Signs that traffic growth is slowing down
Tags: Travel, IATA


Another demonstration of CRS/GDS insecurity

Zack Whittaker had a report yesterday for Techcrunch on the latest rediscovery of a continuing vulnerability affecting sensitive personal data in airline reservations that I first reported, both publicly and to the responsible companies, more than 15 years ago: computerized reservations systems and systems that rely on them for data storage and retrieval, including airline check-in Web sites, use a short, insecure, unchangeable, system-assigned, and fundamentally insecure "record locator" as tho...
Tags: Travel, European Union, European Commission, Airlines, Edward, TechCrunch, Amadeus, Pnr, IATA, CRS, US Federal Trade Commission, Zack Whittaker


Another demonstation of CRS/GDS insecurity

Zack Whittaker has a report today for Techcrunch on the latest rediscovery of a continuing vulnerability affecting sensitive personal data in airline reservations that I first reported, both publicly and to the responsible companies, more than 15 years ago: computerized reservations systems and systems that rely on them for data storage and retrieval, including airline check-in Web sites, use a short, insecure, unchangeable, system-assigned, and fundamentally insecure "record locator" as though ...
Tags: Travel, European Union, European Commission, Airlines, Edward, TechCrunch, Pnr, IATA, CRS, US Federal Trade Commission, Zack Whittaker


IATA warns that no-deal Brexit could impact peak summer capacity

And says cap on flight numbers could push up prices
Tags: Travel, IATA


IATA warns that no-deal Brexit could hit peak summer 2019 capacity

And says cap on flight numbers could push up prices
Tags: Travel, IATA


Pet Air Travel Checklist: How Should You Prepare For The Trip?

Each year, an estimate of 2 million pets travel on commercial flights. That said, it’s becoming more and more popular for pet owners to bring their pets with them wherever they go. According to PurringPal , flying with pets can be scary, knowing about all the airline controversies concerning passengers’ pets. However, those are just isolated cases and shouldn’t keep you from traveling with your pets. If you’re planning on a trip or you’re relocating with your pet , then keep on reading as we w...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, US, Usda, Jetblue, IATA, American Airlines United Airlines Delta Airlines, Food Shampoo Brush Leash


Flaws in Amadeus’ airline booking system made it easy for hackers to change passenger records

You might not know Amadeus by name, but hundreds of millions of travelers use it each year. Whether you’re traveling for work or vacation, most consumers book their flights through one of a handful of bespoke reservation systems used across the commercial aviation industry. Amadeus is one of the largest reservation systems, serving customers of Air France, British Airways, Icelandair, and Qantas and more. And each reservation system has to be able to talk to each other through the global distrib...
Tags: Security, Transportation, Business, Technology, Instagram, Tech, Spokesperson, Pgp, Hack, Qantas, Facial Recognition, Signal, Airline, American-airlines, Amadeus, IATA


Flaws in Amadeus’ airline booking system made it easy to change passenger records

You might not know Amadeus by name, but hundreds of millions of travelers use it each year. Whether you’re traveling for work or vacation, most consumers book their flights through one of a handful of bespoke reservation systems used across the commercial aviation industry. Amadeus is one of the largest reservation systems, serving customers of Air France, British Airways, Icelandair, and Qantas and more. And each reservation system has to be able to talk to each other through the global distrib...
Tags: Security, Transportation, Business, Technology, Instagram, Tech, Spokesperson, Pgp, Hack, Qantas, Facial Recognition, Signal, Airline, American-airlines, Amadeus, IATA


IATA trims airline industry profit view, sees rebound in 2019

Global airlines will see rising profit growth and record carbon dioxide emissions next year as strong demand offsets cost pressures that trimmed profitability in 2018, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said on Wednesday.
Tags: Money, businessNews, IATA, International Air Transport Association IATA


Researchers develop biotechnological tool to produce antifungal proteins in plants

Researchers from the Spanish Research Council at the Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics and the Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology, in collaboration with the IATA, have developed a biotechnological tool to produce, in a very efficient manner, antifungal proteins in plants.
Tags: Health, IATA, Centre for Research in Agricultural Genomics, Spanish Research Council, Institute for Plant Molecular and Cellular Biology


IATA suspends Zuji’s air booking license

Zuji has been suspended from issuing airline tickets through the (IATA centralised airline ticket billing service due to Zuji’s arrears of IATA fees, and will be re-introduced after the pending payments are processed.
Tags: Hotels, IATA, Zuji


Demand for air travel is strong in run-up to Christmas

However, IATA questions if growth is sustainable
Tags: Travel, IATA


The Unlikely Union of Sabre and Farelogix

Let’s take a trip way back to February 2013.  Right around the time that the American and US Airways merger was announced, I headed out to Florida for a media day with Farelogix. If you had told me then that just over five years later, the company would be acquired by Sabre, I would have asked if the swampy Florida heat had made you delusional.  Yet here we stand today with Sabre having decided to buy Farelogix for $360 million.  I spoke with Farelogix CEO Jim Davidson to learn more about how th...
Tags: Travel, Florida, Technology, US, US Airways, Sabre, Jim, Sean, NDC, IATA, Travelport, Global Distribution Systems, Jim Davidson, Farelogix, Sean Menke, Unlikely Union of Sabre


Edenred to buy CSI for $600 mln

Edenred agreed to buy  Corporate Spending Innovations in a deal valued at around $600 million. CSI, of Naples, Florida, is a North American provider of corporate payment solutions. Rahul Singla of Citi, along with Hogan Lovells and Deloitte advised Edenred. Jamie Hamilton, of SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, served as financial adviser to CSI. PRESS RELEASE Edenred, the world leader in transactional solutions for companies, employees and merchants, has signed an agreement to acquire Corporate Spendin...
Tags: US, Trends, United States, M&a, Deloitte, North America, Hogan Lovells, CSI, Group, Mastercard, Citi, EBITDA, IATA, Naples Florida, Rahul Singla, Edenred


Endred to buy CSI for $600 mln

Endred agreed to buy  Corporate Spending Innovations in a deal valued at around $600 million. CSI, of Naples, Florida, is a North American provider of corporate payment solutions. Rahul Singla of Citi, along with Hogan Lovells and Deloitte advised Edenred. PRESS RELEASE Edenred, the world leader in transactional solutions for companies, employees and merchants, has signed an agreement to acquire Corporate Spending Innovations (“CSI”), one of the leading providers of automated corporate payment s...
Tags: US, Trends, United States, M&a, Deloitte, North America, Hogan Lovells, CSI, Group, Mastercard, Citi, EBITDA, IATA, Naples Florida, Rahul Singla, Edenred


Sabre: The whole air travel industry is on a journey

At last week's IATA AIR Symposium 2018 in Rome, Sabre’s Sean Menke shared his views on the most powerful disruptions and shifts in the global travel industry.
Tags: Hotels, Rome, Sabre, IATA, Sean Menke


A viral rumor after the Lion Air crash claims the airline already had the worst possible safety rating — but it isn’t true

A hoax after the Lion Air crash that likely killed 189 people claimed that there were serious red flags about the airlines safety. It said the International Air Transport Association (IATA) had given the airline the lowest possible safety rating. A fake screenshot of the IATA's website said Lion Air had one star out of a possible seven. But it isn't true — the IATA confirmed to Business Insider that it does not rank or rate individual airlines, and said "airline safety rankings are inherently ...
Tags: Twitter, Indonesia, US, Trends, Eu, Jakarta, Pixel, Business Insider, Lion Air, IATA, Federal Aviation Authority, Google Pixel, International Air Transport Association IATA, Alvin Lie, Bangka Island, Java Sea Indonesia


Travelport claims a first in GDS NDC booking

Travelport says it is the first GDS operator to manage the live booking of flights using IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) technical standard.
Tags: Hotels, NDC, IATA, Travelport


IATA warns of post-Brexit chaos for air passengers

Airlines are 'completely in the dark' says CEO
Tags: Travel, IATA


No-deal Brexit risks travel chaos, nightmare at airports - IATA

A no-deal Brexit could wreak chaos for travellers and a nightmare at airports, global airline industry body IATA warned, calling on British and European Union aviation authorities to put in place a plan to avoid such a worst-case scenario.
Tags: Money, European Union, businessNews, Brexit, IATA


Risk of flight disruption, traveller chaos in no-deal Brexit - IATA

Flight disruption and chaos for both travellers and cargo could result from a no-deal Brexit, the global airline industry body IATA warned on Wednesday, calling on UK and European Union aviation authorities to work towards maintaining connectivity.
Tags: UK, Money, European Union, businessNews, IATA, Brexit IATA


Airline passenger numbers could double to 8.2 billion in 2037: IATA

Airline passenger numbers could double to 8.2 billion in 2037, bolstered by strong demand in Asia, but global protectionism risks curtailing growth, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) said in a 20-year forecast on Wednesday.
Tags: Asia, Money, businessNews, IATA, International Air Transport Association IATA


The world’s first commercial flight on fuel made from waste carbon gases: now, will policy get the framework right for global deployment?

Sir Richard Branson marshaling in the world’s first commercial flight using fuel made from waste carbon gases, at London Gatwick Airport. In Florida, Virgin Atlantic CEO Craig Kreeger, LanzaTech CEO Jennifer Holmgren, a cadre of Virgin Atlantic and LanzaTech team members, industry stakeholders and a group of pleasantly surprised transatlantic passengers have boarded a Boeing 747 for Virgin’s VS16 light to London Gatwick — in an historic first for aviation, it’s the first commercial light on fue...
Tags: UK, London, China, US, Georgia, Canada, Top Stories, Virgin, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Airlines, Boeing, LanzaTech, Virgin Atlantic, Orlando, London Gatwick