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New Distribution Capability (NDC)

31st October 2017

NDC is one of the most talked about topic in our industry at the moment and further to Lufthansa introducing a €16 surcharge for bookings made via the GDS back in September 2015, British Airways and Iberia are now following a similar path.  At the present time we believe none of the airlines are capable […]

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BA reveals plans to offer In-flight 4G broadband to leisure and business travellers

13th May 2015

Following BA’s last years announcement the airline had teamed up with Inmarsat to launch high-speed inflight internet by  connecting aircraft to the internet through 4G mobile phone masts on the ground (see Business Traveller News from June 2014), British Airways has now revealed  plans to develop the first inflight 4G broadband service in Europe. The airline has partnered with the UK based firm […]

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EasyJet, Quantas and Starwood gear up for Apple Watch

1st April 2015

EasyJet, Quantas and Starwood have unveiled the release of their new mobile apps designed for Apple Watch. The announcements are a response to the upcoming and long-awaited launch of Apple Watch. The new wearable technology is due to be launched on 24 April 2015. Here we have compiled a snapshot of the three individual apps […]

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Business Travel Data & Analytics: How to make the most of your travel management data

30th January 2015

Forward-thinking procurement and travel managers know, successful travel management is dependent on having easy access to the right business travel data, at the right time of the right quality to prove the value of your travel programme to the organisation. With managing big data being one of the top 2015 business travel priorities for many companies, we have put some useful points together […]

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Business Travel Management: 6 ways to improve online adoption of online booking systems

19th September 2014

When it comes to reducing business travel management costs many companies tend to implement or accelerate the usage of online booking systems, as it has been the case in the recent years. At the same time, today’s modern travellers are used to the convenience of online travel booking in an increasingly self-service environment. You want […]

Travel & expense management: The benefits of corporate mobile payment solutions

29th May 2014

Mobile payments are slowly but steadily conquering the area of business travel and expense management. According to the latest AirPlus International travel management survey, mobile payment technology  is now being used by 12% of companies against 3% in 2011 and has become an attractive opportunity for improving travel expense management. 22% of travel managers stated their […]