First generation caches were about cutting cost â€“ and travel sellers tolerated low levels of accuracy to make savings.
Over three years on from Lufthansa and two years after British Airways, Emirates is trying to change the way people search for flights, based on what passengers might do in a destination.
Gather a bunch of airline bosses in a room and ask them what they want from technology â€“ the answer doesnâ€™t seem like rocket science
Landmark deal for Vayant after Lufthansa, one of Europe’s largest carriers, selected the tech company’s caching system to boost distribution to tour operators and consolidators in Central Europe.
The Scan: VirtualTourist seeks 8th Wonder, Knok raises, Cleartrip’s app and more travel technology news
Virtual Tourist, Apple-WifiSlam, Cleartrip, United Airlines, Lufthansa, Monarch Airlines, Knok, Comcast Business Hospitality, Hotwire, Dolphin Dynamics, TigerBay, Egencia, Concur and InterContinental Hotels Group all make our round up of travel tech news
Whether anyone uses the tools or not in the long run, airlines are at least trying to give customers a different way of looking for flights – with EasyJet unveiling its Inspire Me platform this week.
BusinessWeek assesses the risks for Kayak, Lufthansa wins a US federal court judgment over its WiFi technology, Qantas post its first loss in 17 years, and more items in our roundup of the stories that are making news and driving opinion on 22 August.
Pilots love Apple iPads, flight-planning apps like ForeFlight, and air-streaming in-flight entertainment
Apple’s iPad has created the biggest shift in the way pilots fly airplanes since the birth of the jet engine and the biggest change in in-flight entertainment since the first movie screens.
TripAdvisor has partnered with airlines, including Lufthansa in Germany and Jet Airways in India, to hand out airline miles in exchange for hotel reviews.