“It’s time to disrupt the disruptors” – Uber Elevate has ambitious plans to take us all into the air

Just ten years ago and the name Uber was little known outside of perhaps the minds of a small group of individuals that were seeking…..

The digital transformation of airports is taking off with biometrics and blockchain taking the technological lead

Data monetisation, product portfolio expansion, and diversification are key to exploiting emerging growth opportunities, according to an investigation by business consulting and market research specialist…..

Who will follow Esplorio, Vchain and Volantio as IAG launches third Hangar 51 global innovation programme?

International Airlines Group (IAG) is launching its third Hangar 51 global innovation programme in collaboration with British Airways, Avios and IAG Cargo. Start-ups from around…..

Eurowings launches its own digital travel business to boost its eCommerce activity

German carrier Eurowings has revealed plans to launch its own digital travel company ‘Eurowings Digital GmbH’ by the end of this year. The business aims…..

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’,…..

Embracing the new entrants – Blockchain, Winding Tree, data miners and a host of apps

Literally tens of thousands of travel related apps are under development and fundamentally new forms of transacting business are emerging. Combining that with the growing…..

American Airlines leads the way as one of just 13 global airlines defined as an ‘advanced e-commerce carrier’

US major American Airlines is the most digitally advanced e-commerce carrier, according to a study by SkaiBlu, an e-commerce consultancy advising airline industry clients in…..

As business travellers blur lines between personal and professional lives, Barclaycard sees increasing call for mobile wallets and virtual cards

The term ‘cash is king’ is becoming less relevant in a world of digitalisation and technological advancements. We have become accustomed to using alternative payment…..

Lufthansa and United debut new digital services platform that will further align the Star Alliance membership

Two of the founding members of the Star Alliance, Lufthansa and United Airlines, hope the use of a new digital services platform (DSP) will help…..

Rolls-Royce outlines a vision for the future with its digitally driven IntelligentEngine

Rolls-Royce has used this week’s Singapore Airshow in the heart of the booming Asian aviation market to launch its pioneering IntelligentEngine vision, a future based…..