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WBP NEWS Thursday, 17 October 2013 |

SITA: Future airports to have wearable computing

Smart watches, smart glasses and other wearable computing devices will be part of the airport of the future, according to the latest findings from SITA Lab.

NEWS Wednesday, 19 June 2013 |

SITA survey finds surge in airline business intelligence

Airlines are ramping up spending on finding out more about their passengers, according to an annual survey by air transport communications and IT specialist SITA.

NEWS Friday, 10 May 2013 |

Dublin Airport trials SITA passport e-gates

Dublin Airport is carrying out a six-month trial of automated border control gates (ABC) – or “e-gates”.

NEWS Wednesday, 08 May 2013 |

Singapore Changi Airport brings in new SITA self-service system

Changi Airport Group (CAG) is to partner with SITA to introduce the latest passenger self-service technology.

Smart thinking

Airport World reviews SITA’s Flying Into The Future report on IT innovation in the air transport industry.

NEWS Tuesday, 09 April 2013 |

Report shows drop in baggage handing mistakes save industry $2.1 billion

Airline baggage handling improved last year with the rate of mishandled bags dropping 1.78%, according to the ninth annual SITA Baggage Report.

NEWS Monday, 11 February 2013 |

The future of flying: The four major trends set to shape air travel by 2015

By 2015, the way we travel will change significantly fuelled by innovation in IT – used by airlines, airports and passengers.

NEWS Monday, 17 December 2012 |

Low self check-in rates growing at Abu Dhabi International Airport, finds survey

Self-service check-in at Abu Dhabi International Airport is growing at a rapid pace according to the latest figures from the seventh SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service Survey.
NEWS Tuesday, 04 December 2012 |

Passenger wish list: Self-boarding and self-bag drop

Self-boarding and self-service bag drop are among the facilities passengers would most like to see at airports, a new survey has revealed.
NEWS Thursday, 25 October 2012 |

Fingerprint and facial recognition border gate developed by SITA and NEC

SITA and NEC Europe have joined forces to create a face and fingerprint recognition system for self-service border control gates.

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