Sabre big data for Hong Kong Airlines

Hong Kong Airlines has confirmed that it is now purchasing Sabre MIDT Network Plus data, as part of ongoing global aspirations which will see the carrier launch flights to Los Angeles this month, its first destination in North America. Under the data

Amadeus airport tech for Maldives

Amadeus has deployed its airport solutions suite to assist operations at Velana International Airport in the Maldives, which currently serves flights from 35 carriers and more than 2.6 million passengers each year. Formerly known as Male Internationa

Blockchain experiments for Air NZ

Air New Zealand is the latest travel industry participant to announce that it's looking at the possible impacts that "blockchain" technology could have on its business. Blockchain, best known as the technological basis for internet currencies like Bi

VA adopts Sabre Branded Fares

Virgin Australia is now offering enhanced ancillary availability via Sabre Branded Fares, with the system allowing agents and OTAs to offer full visibility of VA products beyond basic fare rules. Ann Elliott, recently appointed as the airline's gener

Win-win on air with Eastern Eurotours

Travel agents are now able to access higher commissions on airfares and achieve better prices for their clients through a new technology initiative launched this month by Queensland-based Eastern Eurotours. Managing director Chip Popescu previewed th

Blockchain’s travel potential

Amadeus has highlighted so-called "blockchain" technology as one of the potential disruptors of the global travel sector, last month releasing a new paper on the internet-based value exchange system. Dubbed "Blockchain: harnessing its potential in tr