Airlines in the Asia/Pacific region will invest an average of 2% of annual revenues in telecommunications and information technology this year compared with 1.9% for European airlines and just 1.4% for North American carriers, according to SITA's seventh annual "Airline IT Trends Survey" released yesterday. But although debt-laden North American carriers may have "put innovation on the back burner to focus on streamlining operations," according to SITA, they are well up on their foreign ...

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