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NEWS Tuesday, 05 September 2017 |

Airports and airlines to invest $33 billion on new IT this year

Airports and airlines will spend nearly US$33 billion on IT this year, according to the SITA 2017 Air Transport IT Trends Insights released today.

NEWS Thursday, 04 May 2017 |

Getting better with baggage – new SITA study

It seems as if the world's airports and airlines are getting better with baggage with fewer mishandled bags than ever before, according to a new SITA study.

ACI’S WORLD BUSINESS PARTNER NEWS

The latest news from ACI’s World Business Partners

NEWS Thursday, 09 March 2017 |

Brisbane Airport begins trial of facial recognition technology to board flights

Brisbane Airport, in partnership with SITA and Air New Zealand, has launched an Australian first trial of facial recognition technology that many believe will transform the future of travel.

AIRPORT DESIGN Sunday, 08 January 2017 |

PROJECT WATCH - Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport

Expanded terminal and introduction of new self-service technologies to boost gateway’s capacity and operational efficiency.

SAFETY & SECURITY Thursday, 01 December 2016 |

Face time

Biometrics is enabling a new era in travel identity management, writes SITA’s vice president for airport solutions, Matthys Serfontein.

ACI’s World Business Partner news

The latest news from ACI’s World Business Partners.

IT Thursday, 06 October 2016 |

Living in a digital world

Blockchain technology was one of many high-tech initiatives under the microscope at this year’s Air Transport IT Summit, writes Joe Bates.

NEWS Wednesday, 25 May 2016 |

New technology could eliminate the need for multiple security checks at airports

SITA is exploring the potential of new 'blockchain' technology to provide travellers with a secure single token to travel through airports and across borders.

NEWS Wednesday, 25 May 2016 |

today's airline passengers favour technology over human interaction – new survey

Around 92% of passengers use technology to book their airline tickets today meaning that traditional travel agents – once an essential part of the travel experience  – are now virtually a thing of the past as just 8% of people want ‘human interaction’ when booking.

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