air travel

Sabre Platform Helps Airlines Adopt ‘Offer and Order’ Retailing Strategy
Sabre Platform Helps Airlines Adopt ‘Offer and Order’ Retailing Strategy
May 22, 2024  |  Travel Payments

Sabre has launched an artificial intelligence (AI)-powered retailing platform designed to enable airlines to adopt an “offer and order” approach. The new SabreMosaic platform allows airlines to offer...

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Airlines Sue DOT Over New Fee Disclosure Rules
Airlines Sue DOT Over New Fee Disclosure Rules
May 13, 2024  |  Legal

Airlines are reportedly suing the U.S. Transportation Department (DOT) over new fee rules. The suit was filed in federal court last week by industry group Airlines for America, Reuters reported...

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DOT: Airlines Must Automatically Refund Canceled Flights
DOT: Airlines Must Automatically Refund Canceled Flights
April 24, 2024  |  Travel Payments

Airlines must automatically refund travelers for canceled flights under a new Department of Transportation rule. This rule, announced Wednesday (April 24) is designed to make it easier for passengers...

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JetBlue Scales Back Routes in ‘Urgent’ Effort to Restore Profitability
JetBlue Scales Back Routes in ‘Urgent’ Effort to Restore Profitability
April 23, 2024  |  Earnings

JetBlue is removing and scaling back routes as it tries to regain profitability. The air carrier on Tuesday (April 23) released earnings that showed the company reducing its...

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Report: Biometrics in Air Travel Could Hit ‘Tipping Point’ in 2024
Report: Biometrics in Air Travel Could Hit ‘Tipping Point’ in 2024
February 18, 2024  |  Biometrics

Imagine boarding an airplane by showing your face instead of showing your ID. That scenario could soon be a reality, according to experts quoted in...

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Virgin Atlantic, CellPoint Digital Form Payment Orchestration Partnership
Virgin Atlantic, CellPoint Digital Form Payment Orchestration Partnership
January 17, 2024  |  News

Virgin Atlantic has formed a partnership with airline-focused payment orchestration company CellPoint Digital. The collaboration is designed to make transactions for travelers on the British air carrier seamless and...

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AAA: Record 7.5 Million Travelers Will Fly for the Holidays
AAA: Record 7.5 Million Travelers Will Fly for the Holidays
December 11, 2023  |  Travel Payments

A record number of Americans will fly this holiday season, despite rising travel costs. Roughly 7.5 million people will choose air travel to reach their...

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Delta Air Lines to Modify Frequent-Flier Program Following Negative Feedback
Delta Air Lines to Modify Frequent-Flier Program Following Negative Feedback
September 27, 2023  |  Loyalty & Rewards

Delta Air Lines has said that recent changes to its frequent-flier program have received mostly negative feedback from travelers. In response to this feedback, Delta...

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Capital One Tries to Woo Travelers With Airport Lounges
Capital One Tries to Woo Travelers With Airport Lounges
September 10, 2023  |  Travel Payments

Capital One is expanding its airport lounge chain in a bid to win cardholding travelers. As Bloomberg News reported Friday (Sept. 8), the lender just opened its...

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