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AirAsia goes live with new contactless clearance procedure

AirAsia has partnered with digital transformation company GrayMatter to launch Scan2Fly, a cloud-hosted technology that determines a passenger’s eligibility to fly before they arrive...

AAPA presses on with government engagement

Business continuity remains central to the work of the Association of Asia Pacific Airlines (AAPA) as cross-border travel continues to be stifled, with key...

Asians far more cautious about travel post-lockdown: Inmarsat study

Inmarsat's Passenger Confidence Tracker survey has determined that nine in 10 Asia-Pacific airline passengers will alter their travel habits for the long-term as a...

Singapore Airlines resumes New York service

Singapore Airlines will return to New York, the US, on November 9 with thrice-weekly non-stop flights between Singapore Changi Airport and John F. Kennedy...

UNWTO, IATA form alliance to get airlines flying again

Ahead of the G20 summit of the world’s largest economies, which includes a dedicated tourism segment, the UNWTO has signed an MoU with the...

Airlines brace for long haul to recovery

The global aviation industry is slowing emerging from the Covid-19 doldrums, with more flights returning to the skies, but widespread recovery could take up...

Will a digital health passport help us fly again?

National governments in Asia, Australia and Europe have rolled out contact-tracing apps to curb the spread of Covid-19 on home soil, but what if similar technology could be harnessed in the skies and effectively bring the travel industry back to life?

Cathay Pacific lands US$3.5 billion bailout

The Hong Kong government has thrown a HK$27.3 billion (US$3.5 billion) lifeline to the city's flag carrier Cathay Pacific, as part of a HK$39...

Climbing out of turbulence

Krishnan Menon, Wunderman Thompson's chief client officer, Asia Pacific, shares how Covid-19 can present growth opportunities for the aviation sector, urging airlines to evolve business models, revamp their fleet, and adopt hybrid models to build towards a more resilient tomorrow.

Global aviation downturn likely bottoming out: IATA

Demand for air services is beginning to recover after hitting bottom in April, driven by the uptick in domestic travel, according to IATA. In what...

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