Anne Paylor

Anne
Paylor
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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.
Aireon satellite-based ADS-B goes live on Iridium NEXT satellite 
Space-based ADS-B provider Aireon has taken full control of its ADS-B receiver installed on an Iridium NEXT satellite, following the launch of the first 10 satellites in January this year.
Satcom study unveils higher than expected benefits for airlines 
A study released at the World ATM Congress in Madrid this week suggests that satellite communication (satcom) in the cockpit has saved airlines more than $3 billion over the last 15 years.
World ATM Roundup-March 9, 2017 
World ATM Roundup-March 9, 2017
A6 Alliance CEOs outline SESAR deployment progress 
CEOs of the A6 Alliance met with European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc during this week’s World ATM Congress in Madrid, to highlight the role of air navigation service providers (ANSPs) in deployment of Single European Sky ATM Research (SESAR) technology and operational concepts.
New policy institute launches drive to improve ATM liberalization 
A new industry think tank has been launched to consider how the efficiency and performance of air traffic management (ATM) could be improved through greater market liberalization.
International Airlines Group CEO Willie Walsh speaks at the World ATM Congress
IAG to announce details of foray into low-cost, long-haul market 
International Airlines Group (IAG) expects to formally announce details of its new low-cost, long-haul operations out of Barcelona’s El Prat Airport imminently.
Time constraints are greatest danger to positive Brexit outcomes 
Time is likely to be the greatest threat to a mutually beneficial outcome of Brexit negotiations—the UK’s decision to exit the European Union (EU) last year.
Cyber Proof 
Cyber crime is a fast-growing area of concern for aviation security, but addressing how to guard against it and mitigate the risks yields more questions than answers.
ESA confirms 10 atomic clock failures on Galileo satellites 
The European Space Agency (ESA) has confirmed that a total of 10 atomic clocks on its Galileo constellation of satellites have failed.
Germany completes integration of civil-military ATM services 
Germany has completed the integration of civil and military air traffic management (ATM) throughout its airspace.
Apps Help Guide Travelers Through Connected Airports 
Airport apps for smartphones can help passengers maneuver through the airport from the “garage to the gate.”
Airport Case Studies 
Airports are using smartphone apps and other means to let customers get everything from gate assignments, baggage claim and check in info to finding a restroom.
Blogs & Commentary
Jun 27, 2017
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The subsidy irony of Anderson’s new gig

Amtrak’s pick of former Delta Air Lines chairman and CEO Richard Anderson to be its president and CEO provides exactly the sort of tough leadership that the woefully-inadequate US passenger rail line needs....More
Jun 23, 2017
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Qatar Airways’ American bid could be political

Qatar Airways’ unsolicited bid to acquire a large stake in American Airlines is indeed “puzzling”, as American CEO Doug Parker put it in a letter to employees....More
Jun 22, 2017
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Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker defiant in face of blockade, laptop ban

The diplomatic rift between Qatar and four Gulf neighbors has not thwarted Qatar Airways’ ambitions....More
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