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Beyond passport-free travel: SITA President reveals predictions for the future of airports

We picked Sumesh Patel’s brain to find out about all the shiny new tech airports are investing in. We assume he has a bit of a headache now.

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Qantas trials new passport free technology in Brisbane

The days of holding up airport queues while you rummage through three different bags looking for your passport may soon be over! Or is that just us?

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AI may soon be used to predict airline delays

by Stephane Cheikh

Airline delays have the power to ruin the best thought out travel plans, not to mention leave your clients stranded. Here’s how we can avoid the heartache.

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Here’s how VR is revolutionising the aviation industry

by Caroline Camilli-Gay

Virtual reality is making waves in the travel industry. But what does this actually looks like? Besides a room full of people flailing around with computers on their heads.

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Major US airport to implement 100 per cent biometric exit

We are VERY excited by any technology that makes it easier for us to leave an airport as soon as humanly possible.

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How likely are you to lose your luggage on a flight?

Thanks to new advances in luggage tracking tech, we now have a much smaller chance of ending up like the super stressed guy in the stock image.

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Face-scans to AI: everything you need to know about biometric tech

by Ali Coulton

We chatted with SITA’s Asia Pacific President, Sumesh Patel to get the low-down on biometrics and how they’re changing the game for air travel.

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Big Fat Airline Wrap

Not only can you get cheap movie tickets on Tuesdays, you can also find out everything happening in the airline space. Talk about double whammy.

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The new #1 priority for airlines and airports

The aviation industry has revealed their new top priority, although sadly it’s not making scrambled eggs taste less like cardboard.

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Passengers loving self-serve tech at airports

Passengers are singing ‘I’m Lovin It’ as they use new airport technology, although it might just be because they got some McNuggets before their flight.

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Mishandled baggage down 70% in last 10 years

Our nan taught us to tie a coloured ribbon on our suitcase to better identify them. The streamers flailing around on our bag are just for extra pizzazz.

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Passengers to board planes just using face recognition tech

by Daisy Melwani

All you need is a face to be able to board a plane these days. Wait a minute, we’re pretty sure that was a requirement before new measures were implemented.

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