Anne Paylor

Anne
Paylor

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Revenue generation from IFE screens still elusive 
Despite doomsayers over the years condemning it to the technology junk heap, the IFE seatback screen is here to stay, especially on long-haul flights, but airlines have to improve the retail opportunities that today’s IFE capabilities present.
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Cebu Pacific to launch payment cards suite 
Philippines-based LCC Cebu Pacific will launch its own payment cards suite at the end of November as part of efforts to increase ancillary revenue.
DOT warns about damaging consequences of negative regulatory trends 
Worrying trends on a global level toward the imposition of environmental taxation and consumer protection could drive up costs and derail airline economics, Department of Transportation Office for International Aviation director Brian Hedberg told the Accelerate: Aviation 2017 conference in London this week.
Customer-focused segmentation key to competing in low-cost led market 
Segmentation and customer understanding will be crucial as legacy carriers seek to compete with low-cost carriers, Brussels Airlines CEO Bernard Gustin told the Accelerate: Aviation 2017 conference in London this week.
Policies & incentives needed to expand use of sustainable alternative fuels 
Alternative fuel sources for aviation are still in their infancy, although the reality is that the production and use of biofuels is much more widespread than many realize, attendees at the Global Sustainable Aviation Summit in Geneva this week heard.
European lawmaker: ‘Long way to go’ on CORSIA 
Member of the European Parliament (MEP) Julie Girling has cautioned the airline industry not to be complacent on implementing the ICAO carbon offset program, CORSIA, saying it “is not a done deal until it is working.”
ICAO finalizes recommendations for CORSIA standards 
The ICAO aviation environmental protection committee has finalized recommendations for the new of Annex 16 to the Chicago Convention containing proposed standards and recommended practices (SARPs) for the CORSIA aviation carbon offsetting plan.
ATAG chief warns of awareness threat to CORSIA deadlines 
Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) executive director Michael Gill has warned of a looming awareness gap at both government and industry levels relating to obligations under the Carbon Offsetting and Reductions Scheme for International Aviation (CORSIA) agreed by ICAO one year ago.
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ATAG launches UN sustainable goals report for aviation 
The Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) has launched a report aimed as a guide to how aviation can use the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for sustainability planning.
AirAsia sets its sight on getting all of Asia flying 
The launch of Malaysia-based AirAsia, with just two aircraft operating six domestic routes in early 2002, set in motion a LCC phenomenon that has swept across the region.
2017 ATW/Arthur D. Little World Airport Report 
P​assenger traffic at the world’s airports has continued its steady upward trend, making this the seventh consecutive year of growth, according to the 2017 Arthur D. Little World Airport Report.
2017 SITA/ATW IT Passenger Trends Survey 
In our 12th annual Passenger IT Trends Survey, co-sponsored by ATW, we asked passengers to rate their satisfaction at every step of the journey. The results paint a picture of “tech” users who are more satisfied with the experience than those using face-to-face services.
Helsinki Airport and SITA Lab explore the emerging world of mixed reality.
SITA showcases multi-merchant payment platform, mixed reality 
Global air transport IT specialist SITA has launched a secure payment solution using common-use platforms that will enable airlines and airports to maximize ancillary sales at every part of the airport journey.
Singapore Airlines adapts to stay competitive 
SIA is looking beyond the premium sector, expanding outside Singapore and exploring revenue channels outside its core airline business.
Two new European initiatives aim to improve aviation cybersecurity 
Airbus CyberSecurity, a unit of Airbus Defense and Space, has joined forces with SITA to launch a cybersecurity initiative specifically targeted at the air transport industry.