IATA Logo

2017 IATA Fast Travel Program Airline Platinum Status List

Posted Leave a commentPosted in AIRLINE, AIRPORT, INSIGHTS, NEWS, PASSENGER EXPERIENCE, TECHNOLOGY

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.

Air Rail Partnership

Maximizing Airlines And Railway Partnerships

Posted Leave a commentPosted in AVIATION, MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORT, NEWS, PASSENGER EXPERIENCE

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.

IATA and Amadeus Partnership on Timatic Script

New Timatic Script​ Brings Value To Seamless Travel

Posted Leave a commentPosted in NEWS, PASSENGER EXPERIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, TRAVEL

Part of seamless travel is about reducing stress by providing travellers with the right information such as visa requirements and health alerts. International Air Transport Association (IATA) partnered with Amadeus to develop a new script that would give traditional travel agent a new way to bring value by consolidating key travel requirements for travellers.

IATA Logo

IATA Introduces International Carry-on Bag Guidelines

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in AIRLINE, PASSENGER EXPERIENCE, TRAVEL

IATA As part of its annual general meeting held in Miami, USA, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a new size guideline for carry-on bags with the goal to maximize cabin storage space on board most narrow and widebody aircraft types. Refer to press release for video insert from IATA. (Originally posted on June 10 […]