Mobile platforms ‘ideally placed to facilitate loyalty programmes’ for airlines, but wide variation in adoption means airlines need to adapt strategies

There is an increasing focus among technology providers on the mobile platform. This week, Travelport revealed that mobile devices are as vital for travel as…..

Etihad Airways targets more revenue diversification following corporate restructuring

The Etihad Aviation Group recently embarked on a total restructure, covering both the group’s organisational structure and the operating model of Etihad Airways. Along with…..

Understanding the future travel digital ecosystem and ensuring you don’t miss the ‘plane

While Bobby Healy, chief technical officer at leading B2B technology platform CarTrawler, acknowledges he is not the biggest fan of the term ‘Amazon of Travel’,…..

CarTrawler puts ride-hailing into airline mobile apps and you can even pay with loyalty miles

Travel technology provider CarTrawler has entered into partnership with Splyt, a London-based mobility services platform, to deliver ride-hailing opportunities to travellers before of after flights…..

Airlines are becoming better retailers, but only the most skilled will flourish in a rapidly evolving environment

Airlines are becoming better retailers and in the process encouraging consumer spending and boosting returns for investors, latest intelligence from airline ancillary revenues specialist IdeaWorksCompany…..

Google remains a big threat to airlines, but AI delivers a great opportunity if airlines can utilise it correctly

Many of us would have now heard Bobby Healy’s cautionary presentation on how Google is disrupting the travel space and ultimately may in the future…..

Google Flights is here but the industry isn’t happy

Google announced (13-Jun-2017) the launch of Google Flights search engine in Australia. Google Flights allows users to compare flights and prices for varying destinations and dates, with options to search by…..

Airline Leader Summit: Google monopoly is real threat to airline distribution

The world’s airlines are facing an increasing threat from Google Flight Search, and the technology giant’s monopoly position across multiple markets which could change the…..