Etihad Airways joins IATA Travel Pass trials

Etihad Airways joins IATA Travel Pass trials

Guests travelling with Etihad Airways before May 31st will be among the first to trial the IATA Travel Pass app to manage their travel health credentials.The new technology will be tried on routes from Abu Dhabi to Chicago, New York, Washington and Toronto.Mohammad Al Bulooki, chief operating officer at Etihad...

Emirates launches IATA Travel Pass trials

Emirates launches IATA Travel Pass trials

Emirates has become the latest airline to launch trials of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass.The mobile app is designed to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for Covid-19 testing or vaccine information.The first passengers travelling from Dubai to Barcelona...

Cybul takes up human resources leadership role with Cendyn

Cybul takes up human resources leadership role with Cendyn

Cendyn has announced the appointment of Jenny Cybul as chief human resources officer with the company.Cybul is a results-driven, strategic leader who has proven success building and nurturing relationships at all organisational levels. She joins Cendyn with demonstrated expertise in benefits strategy, payroll leadership, international human resources and collaborative problem...

Sabre unveils new airline storefront

Sabre unveils new airline storefront

Sabre has announced the introduction of its new airline storefront, designed to make it easier to comparison-shop increasingly complex offers in the indirect channel.Beginning today, the new airline storefront capabilities are available via Sabre’s shopping APIs, which travel retailers can leverage to build a bespoke storefront and enhance their customers’...

First IATA Travel Pass passengers land in London

First IATA Travel Pass passengers land in London

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport of the first traveller using the new Travel Pass app to manage their travel health credentials.“The successful implementation of IATA Travel Pass in this trial with Singapore Airlines passengers demonstrates that technology can securely, conveniently and...

British Airways to trial Covid-19 pass on India routes

British Airways to trial Covid-19 pass on India routes

British Airways’ customers eligible to travel to India are now able to upload their negative Covid-19 test results and other travel declaration forms directly into their booking on the airline’s website.This must be done ahead of travel.The new initiative is being trialled as part of efforts to simplify the departure...

Singapore Airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass next week

Singapore Airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass next week

Singapore Airlines will become the first airline in the world to pilot the Travel Pass mobile application from the International Air Transport Association next week. The carrier will launch the digital health verification tool to passengers travelling from Singapore to London from March 15th. The trial will run until March...

Allen takes senior leadership role with dnata

Allen takes senior leadership role with dnata

The Emirates Group has announced the appointment of Steve Allen as the executive vice president of dnata.He will be responsible for all businesses covering ground handling, catering and travel across six continents. In addition, Allen will assume responsibility for managing Emirates Group’s relationships with its associated businesses, including MMI, Emirates...

Virgin Hyperloop to make public debut at Smithsonian

Virgin Hyperloop to make public debut at Smithsonian

After a first passenger testing in November, Virgin Hyperloop has announced that the passenger-carrying vehicle, dubbed Pegasus, will be making its public debut at the Smithsonian Arts + Industries Building in November.The location has previously showcased world-changing inventions like Edison’s lightbulb, the first telephones and Apollo rockets.“Growing up, I spent...

Amadeus partners with IAG for NDC rollout

Amadeus partners with IAG for NDC rollout

Amadeus and International Airlines Group (IAG) have partnered to announce their commitment to drive advanced travel retailing through NDC.Through the agreement, content from IAG operators, including British Airways, Iberia, Aer Lingus and Vueling, will be made available for travel sellers via Amadeus’ NDC-enabled solutions.British Airways and Iberia NDC connections to...

Radisson Blu Hotel welcomes Jeeves to Zurich

Radisson Blu Hotel welcomes Jeeves to Zurich

Jeeves, a new robot assistant rolled out at Radisson Blu Hotel at Zurich, has been well-received by guests.The device ensures all deliveries and daily tasks are completed in a safe, efficient and secure manner. “The choice of Jeeves Service Robot by Radisson Hotel Group, highlights the increasing relevance of digital...

Travelport unveils end-to-end brand refresh

Travelport unveils end-to-end brand refresh

Worldwide travel retail platform, Travelport, has launched a new visual identity, which has been created as part of the first ever end-to-end rebrand of the company.“Travelport has transformed,” said Greg Webb, chief executive of Travelport.“We are now fully focused on what we do best – connecting buyers and sellers that...

App in the Air signs new NDC airline partners

App in the Air signs new NDC airline partners

App in the Air (AITA) has signed a host of new NDC (New Distribution Capability) partners.Southwest Airlines is now onboard, along with the airlines of international Lufthansa Group including Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Austrian Airlines and Brussels Airlines.The scheduled flights of regional carrier Hahn Air have all been added...

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