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Discover what aviation innovators are thinking and doing. Regular contributors include SITA executives as well as guest bloggers from airlines, airports and other air transport industry stakeholders.

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Tech Trends in Travel

Published on  17 May 2018 12:15  by Tiffany Misrahi

Looking ahead, here are three megatrends in tech and travel, that I think have the potential to transform the industry.

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Intelligent baggage handling: lightening the load with AI

Published on  15 May 2018 11:20  by Matthys Serfontein

7.8 billion passengers taking to the skies by 2036 will put an enormous strain on baggage systems. Artificial intelligence (AI), promises to provide an effective solution.

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Technology - the pen and paper of our time

Published on  10 May 2018 10:50  by Amber Harrison

The SITA Air Transport Community Foundation aims to build ICT skills capability in the next generation of young people in Africa. We have partnered with PEAS to build and equip ICT labs in 15 schools.

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AI and tracking data: looking to other industries

Published on  07 May 2018 08:04  by Dr. Simon Tomlinson

The application of these new technologies to the world of travel promises some exciting developments but there is one piece of strong advice I have right now for professionals in the air transport industry.

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New baggage rules and IT promise to end lost luggage

Published on  02 May 2018 10:31  by Sébastien Fabre

It’s not long to go before IATA Resolution 753 comes into force. This resolution is set to make baggage handling operations take a serious look at the challenges they face.

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Poor data = big border risks

Published on  24 April 2018 11:09  by Peter Sutcliffe

Governments rely on data provided by carriers to perform a risk assessment on all people arriving or departing the country.

Why is the collaboration essential and data quality the key?

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IATA OneID: building consensus in a multi-stakeholder collaboration

Published on  19 April 2018 07:13  by Sean Farrell

ID management, based on biometric facial recognition, has become a more viable and secure technology, but expanding its use requires the development of standards and industry best practices.

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The Airport CIO's watchlist

Published on  05 April 2018 04:24  by Ersin İnankul

Istanbul New Airport (İGA) is the largest infrastructure project in Turkey's history. What makes it unique? And from a technology viewpoint, what are the key considerations to ensure you accommodate future growth?

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Internet of Things: "Truly a game-changer"

Published on  03 April 2018 10:35  by Arnaud Brolly

In this first of three blogs I’ll be citing some use cases for the Internet of Things (IoT) in air transport. At SITA we see a lot of really exciting potential.

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B2 Everything and Everybody

Published on  29 March 2018 10:11  by Catherine Mayer

Another year, another Passenger Terminal Expo! It was an exhausting yet exhilarating three days. Our industry is embracing this digital world and my take away from the event is that airports will soon be B2 Everything and Everybody! It is an exciting time and makes me wonder where we will be in another year's time.

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