Spanish carrier Vueling (VY) is planning to do away with check-in, labeling the process as unnecessary and outdated. “There’s no reason for check-in. We don’t need check-in anymore,” CEO Alex Cruz said at the 2012 Air Transport IT Summit in Brussels. “Vueling will eliminate check-in by the end of the year.” VY claims to have the second lowest unit costs in Europe at €0.0418 per ASK, compared to Ryanair at €0.022. “This year we think ...

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