AIRLINE

Air Canada Ups Antes With Signature Service On Selected Flights (Part 1)

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Air Canada Boeing 787 Business Class Cabin

Air Canada enhanced its business class product with the new Air Canada Signature Service. The enhancement is available immediately for international travellers while to be introduced on selected transcontinental flights from June 1, 2018. In a North American first, the airline also announced a guarantee valet service for select full price business class passengers in late […]

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Panasonic Trials Automated Electric Wheelchair At Tokyo Haneda Airport

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Panasonic / Tokyo Haneda Airport / WHILL INC working together on WHILL NEXT automated robotic electric wheelchairs for improved accessibilities and passenger experience

Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) is the world’s fifth busiest airport with over 80 million passengers in 2016 (Related Insight). With an aging population and an international mix of travellers, the airport is working with technology companies to invest in new accessibility solutions that would improve passenger experience and help it gain an advantage in a competitive […]

AIRLINE

2017 IATA Fast Travel Program Airline Platinum Status List

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Since the introduction of International Air Transport Authority (IATA)’s Fast Travel Program in 2009, the airline industry has saved over US$2.1 billion (~GBP1.59 billion, EUR1.78 billion) by implementing various self-service initiatives. While over 68% of IATA’s membership airlines completed components of the program, only 4.4% of them have earned the platinum status.