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American Airlines Launches Baggage Notification System

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While lost baggage rates are at a record low in 2016 (Related News – Airlines Recorded Lowest Lost checked Baggage Rate in 2016), the unlucky passengers who happened to lose theirs would not have any reprieve from the anxiety the process caused. American Airlines aims to reduce this fear with a new notification system.

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Maximizing Airlines And Railway Partnerships

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Airlines and railways worked very closely together in the 1930s to transport passengers and mail. Aircraft technology advancement turned the once complementary partners into competitors from the 1950s onwards. This post discusses the  air-rail partnerships over time and how they can maximize through partnerships in the future.

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Airlines Recorded Lowest Lost Checked Baggage Rate In 2016

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One of the main reasons why travellers do not check in their baggages is the fear of losing them impact their work or vacation. The world leading air transport information technology and communications specialist, SITA, released a new report that brought good news to calm travellers’ fears. This post takes a detail look into the […]

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TSA Plans To Expand New Security Screening Procedures Domestically

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Following a successful trial run at ten U.S. airports (Related News – TSA Starts Additional Security Screening Procedures At Ten US Airports) and rollout at worldwide airports with U.S. bound flights, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced it will expand the enhanced security screening program to other domestic airports.

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Airports Exempted From The U.S. Electronic Ban (Updated)

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Etihad Airways (EY) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) were the first airportss to demonstrate to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that they have the enhanced security measures (Related news on Enhanced Security Measures) in place for all US bound flights and were rewarded with the large electronic device ban lift (Related news […]

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Which North American Airports Have The Fastest Cellular And Wi-Fi Speeds

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Connectivity plays an important part of many traveller’s journey through airports. The current expectation is for most modern airports to offer some form of free Wi-Fi connection and perhaps a paid premium option.  However, what would be the use of free Wi-Fi if it is unuseable due to low upload and download speeds. Popular network […]

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LEVEL Looks To Expand Long Haul Network With New Aircraft Order

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On the heels of Air France introducing its own low cost subsidiary Joon for a September 2017 launch (Related News – Air France Unveiled  New Low Cost Carrier Named Joon), International Airlines Group (IAG) announced it has ordered additional aircrafts for its similar LEVEL subsidiary and expands operations to Buenos Aires.

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The Mystery Behind Airport Codes – How Are They Created?

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Over 3.7 billion people travelled around the world annually. Many of these travellers wondered why airport codes are three letters long and how are they created. This post uncovers the mystery of airport codes and showcases how they can be used in unique way in retail and marketing.