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Emirates launches IATA Travel Pass trials | News

Emirates has become the latest airline to launch trials of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) Travel Pass. The mobile app is designed to help passengers easily and securely manage their travel in line with any government requirements for Covid-19 testing or vaccine information. The first passengers travelling from Dubai to Barcelona on EK 185 […]

Cybul takes up human resources leadership role with Cendyn | News

Cendyn has announced the appointment of Jenny Cybul as chief human resources officer with the company. Cybul is a results-driven, strategic leader who has proven success building and nurturing relationships at all organisational levels. She joins Cendyn with demonstrated expertise in benefits strategy, payroll leadership, international human resources and collaborative problem solving to achieve company-wide […]

airBaltic joins non-fungible token craze | News

airBaltic will become the first airline to issue non-fungible tokens (NFTs). The airline will issue limited collector NFTs showcasing an individual Airbus A220-300 with its registration as well as a piece of art of one of the most beloved Latvian cities to promote tourism. Martin Gauss, chief executive of airBaltic, said: “The blockchain technology has […]

Sabre unveils new airline storefront | News

Sabre has announced the introduction of its new airline storefront, designed to make it easier to comparison-shop increasingly complex offers in the indirect channel. Beginning today, the new airline storefront capabilities are available via Sabre’s shopping APIs, which travel retailers can leverage to build a bespoke storefront and enhance their customers’ experience. Sabre expects to […]

Virgin Atlantic to begin health pass trials | News

Virgin Atlantic has taken a major step forward towards the introduction of digital health passes by partnering with IATA Travel Pass and TrustAssure to launch two separate, complementary trials. From April 16th, the airline will commence a one-month trial of the IATA Travel Pass on its popular London Heathrow-Barbados services, in close collaboration with the […]

First IATA Travel Pass passengers land in London | News

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the arrival at London’s Heathrow Airport of the first traveller using the new Travel Pass app to manage their travel health credentials. “The successful implementation of IATA Travel Pass in this trial with Singapore Airlines passengers demonstrates that technology can securely, conveniently and efficiently help travellers and […]

British Airways to trial Covid-19 pass on India routes | News

British Airways’ customers eligible to travel to India are now able to upload their negative Covid-19 test results and other travel declaration forms directly into their booking on the airline’s website. This must be done ahead of travel. The new initiative is being trialled as part of efforts to simplify the departure process as it […]

Kayak to move into property management in Miami | News

Kayak has confirmed it will move into hotel management with the opening of the Kayak Miami Beach. The company, which was an early pioneer of flight metasearch in 2004 but has since become something of a second-tier player, will open the doors to the property next month. “We see a big opportunity to apply our […]

ITB Berlin: Amadeus offers digital solution for Covid-19 health concerns | News

Monika Wiederhold from Amadeus has advocated integrating health information into IT solutions at ITB Berlin Now, arguing the move will allow for the reopening of the tourism sector. “We cannot go back to the way things used to be,” Wiederhold quoted World Health Organisation general secretary, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, in her keynote speech during the […]

Singapore Airlines to trial IATA Travel Pass next week | News

Singapore Airlines will become the first airline in the world to pilot the Travel Pass mobile application from the International Air Transport Association next week. The carrier will launch the digital health verification tool to passengers travelling from Singapore to London from March 15th. The trial will run until March 28th. This marks the second […]