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BLOGS Friday, 12 October 2012 |

BLOG: Airports must become tech savvy or get left behind

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of passengers carrying smartphones, a new study told us this week.
NEWS Tuesday, 09 October 2012 |

Tech savvy passengers demand mobile self-boarding

A “dramatic increase” in the number of passengers carrying smartphones is fuelling demand for self-boarding and flight updates on mobile devices.

NEWS Monday, 10 September 2012 |

Airports to use GPS to track passengers and to offer smartphone maps

Airports are turning to smartphone apps, Twitter and GPS in an attempt to keep passengers happy, the latest SITA Airport IT Trends Survey claims.
NEWS Tuesday, 31 July 2012 |

Brisbane's new 25-second self-service bag drop

A new self-service system at Brisbane Airport allows passengers to drop off their bags in less than 25 seconds.

NEWS Tuesday, 24 July 2012 |

Business passengers call for 'better WiFi and improved mobile updates'

Airport and inflight WiFi is unreliable, limited and frustrating, a new poll of business passengers claims.

NEWS Wednesday, 27 June 2012 |

Mobile apps changing the face of airline travel – IT survey

Mobile apps are changing the way airlines do business, permeating every step of the journey and core aspect of their operations, according to the latest Airline IT Trends Survey.
IT Monday, 24 December 2012 |

Easy travel

Technology has changed passenger facilitation at airports and will make an even bigger impact in the future, writes SITA’s Ilya Gutlin.

NEWS Wednesday, 18 April 2012 |

Aviation industry sets new efficiency record for baggage handling

An impressive 99.1% of checked luggage was delivered on time to passengers in 2011, according the latest annual SITA Baggage Report.
NEWS Wednesday, 11 April 2012 |

TSA to introduce new queue busting technology

The US is introduce a sophisticated new queue management system at security checkpoints in a bid to improve passenger satisfaction levels and allow TSA officers to focus more on security related tasks at airports.
NEWS Wednesday, 01 February 2012 |

SITA wins San Diego Airport ‘Green Build’ contract

SITA has been awarded a multi-year contract to provide passenger processing technology for San Diego International Airport’s $1 billion dollar ‘Green Build’ project.  

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