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Xero, Qantas deal taking business rewards to new heights
Global small business platform Xero has today announced a new partnership with Qantas Business Rewards, the company’s first time collaborating with an airline.
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Predicted travel surge prompts Mystifly to implement new travel commerce solution
The design is formatted to offer a continuous stream of shopping results from Mystiflyers airfare marketplace and actively process close to 300 itinerary options per shopping query.
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Airline CIOs look to technology to aid in COVID-19 recovery
"Smart technology, automation, and digitalisation are the only ways our industry can thread the needle between profitability, safety, and sustainability.”
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Amazon Web Services / AWS
Korean Air moves entire IT infrastructure to AWS
Korean Air has migrated its entire IT infrastructure to Amazon Web Services three years after announcing plans for cloud migration in 2018.
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Air NZ faces data breach after staff accounts phished
Air New Zealand says information relating to membership profiles may have been visible on internal documents as a result of the breach.
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Identity and Access Management
Star Alliance and NEC Corp sign partnership on biometric data recognition technology
The aim is to allow passengers to pass through curb-to-gate touchpoints within airports, such as check-in kiosks, bag-drop, lounges, and boarding gates with identity solutions.
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Amadeus announces travel application on Salesforce AppExchange
The application will integrate and extend the capabilities of both Salesforce and Amadeus platforms.
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Flying high: How airline Scoot enhances the customer experience
Singapore Airlines’ low-cost arm Scoot has selected Dell Boomi’s platform help it better understand its customers – and its own business.
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Qantas signs deal with Alibaba's online travel platform
Qantas International CEO Gareth Evans and Fliggy vice president Jerry Hu have signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
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Inspur ramps up server implementation in Air China deal
Inspur is bringing its data center expertise to Air China's information systems to improve the airline's operation and service system support.
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Airlines losing money that could be saved
Over 70% of airlines don’t have an effective cash-flow forecasting solution in place, despite more than 90% realising that it’s a priority.
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Airlines' cyber security awareness now sky high
Cyber security is a hot topic for airlines around the world, with 91% indicating that they will invest in security programs over the next 3 years.
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Data analytics
Amadeus: Big data analytics key to efficient travel
A new discussion paper from Amadeus points to the power of big data and analytics in the airline travel industry.
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In-flight iPad takes off with Qantas
Passenger privileges to include iPad luxuries as Australian tech war hits the sky.