The gap between EasyJet and Ryanair has narrowed at the top of leading airline websites in the UK, but the pair have also stretched their respective leads over British Airways.
Expect the largest onboard payments processor to announce either an acquisition, its purchase by a larger player, or a plan to raise capital to invest in supporting payment processing for in-flight entertainment systems.
News that Ryanair has signed a deal with data marketing specialist Adara is interesting in that it gives the airline access to additional revenue from targeted advertising as well as hopefully the sale of ancillaries
Some early moves in the list of leading travel sites in the UK as the gloomy winter makes way for spring and post-Christmas sales rush subsides.
British Airways has lost out to Ryanair in the list of leading travel websites in the UK, but the Ireland-based low cost carrier is still languishing behind rival EasyJet.
Ryanair uses them, Ticketmaster uses them and even Expedia has been known to use them but Captchas are evolving from the squiggly often illegible words familiar to most
The Scan: Visit Suffolk and HomeAway campaigning, Datalex and Onefinestay recruiting and other travel tech news
Visit Suffolk, HomeAway, Datalex, Onefinestay, Ebookers, Farelogix, Dolphin Dynamics, Farelogix, Vayable, EZY-Go, RyanairHotels and Egypt also get a mention in our scan of briefs and other items making the news on February 15.
It seems Captcha security measures are annoying consumers enough to make a couple of companies to ditch the system for something for user-friendly
New leaders in the airline and agency categories at the end of 2012 as British Airways and Thomson leapfrog their rivals to become the most popular travel websites in the UK.
Ryanair, FlightStats, Kayak, Superfly, Vayama, Onefinestay, Cheap Tickets, Los Angeles Tourism, Jetpac, Facebook, Small Luxury Hotels of the World, all get mentioned in our roundup of the short news items driving opinion on 15 November.