Cause and effect – baggage changes continue to complicate, as airlines increasingly put a price on flying our possessions

The principle of cause and effect simply highlights when something happens, it makes something else happen. The airline sector, and particular its new attitudes to…..

Airlines put crackers on their naughty list for the holiday season

It is almost holiday time and many people will be travelling to enjoy some valuable time with friends and family. But, new research from airport…..

There is still much work to do with checked baggage reconciliation; PinPoint from Amadeus and Sigfox collaboration is one of many paths that could ease the pain

The International Air Transport Association’s Resolution 753 on baggage tracking enables airlines to address the challenge of baggage mishandling by implementing cross-industry tracking for every…..

Air France to offset its domestic emissions and will debut bigger baggage bins on its single-aisle aircraft as it moves to meet changing traveller habits

There have been increasing calls in France, like some other European countries, for a modal shift from air to rail for domestic journeys. While, such…..

Travelling with infants can be a struggle – Virgin Australia eases the pain by becoming the first to provide a baby baggage allowance

When travelling for business most corporate travellers are happy to be as far away from infants as possible, but most of them also travel with…..

Spirit Airlines and VivaAerobus were the ancillaries kings by passenger and revenue in 2018

Ancillary revenues have become a billion dollar club with the industry’s ten largest airlines all reporting ten digit results for 2018, according to a recent…..

The vanishing airport interior – Dubai Airport CEO aiming to get rid of check-in desks; the thin end of the wedge?

Dubai Airports’ CEO Paul Griffiths recently confirmed the company is aiming to phase out physical check-in desks at Dubai International Airport and Dubai World Central…..

Tracking bags at check-in and aircraft helps drive significant improvement in baggage delivery, but transfers remain a ‘pinch point’ in the process

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally, according to SITA’s 2019…..

American Airlines takes off with the A321neo with new solution to the growing problem of limited onboard baggage space

Two months after taking delivery of its first Airbus A321neo and just days after a second example arrived at its Pittsburgh International airport maintenance facility,…..

Mobile is already helping improve passenger satisfaction when it comes to baggage, but travellers are still calling for more information

While the adoption of technology has improved passenger satisfaction across the airport journey, the biggest jump by far over the past year was at baggage…..

Wizz Air new baggage policy will help ‘ease’ the boarding process for passengers, says airline, but is it simply all about the money?

We may have all come to terms with what we can and can’t take into the cabin of an aircraft, but hand baggage rules about…..