IT & Distribution http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7440/more en IT & Distribution Briefs-June 14, 2017 http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/it-distribution-briefs-june-14-2017 <div class="node-body article-body">IT & Distribution Briefs-June 14, 2017</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/it-distribution-briefs-june-14-2017" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/it-distribution-briefs-june-14-2017#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Wed, 14 Jun 2017 19:06:00 +0000 250581 at http://atwonline.com Manchester Airport computer glitch snags check-ins, causes delays http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/manchester-airport-computer-glitch-snags-check-ins-causes-delays <div class="node-body article-body">Airlines at Manchester Airport, the UK’s largest airport outside London, experienced delays of several hours early June 13, after a computer malfunction meant staff at several airlines had to check-in passengers manually.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/manchester-airport-computer-glitch-snags-check-ins-causes-delays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airports-routes/manchester-airport-computer-glitch-snags-check-ins-causes-delays#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Airports & Routes Tue, 13 Jun 2017 19:06:00 +0000 250431 at http://atwonline.com Next step in airline transformation is digitization, analysts say http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/next-step-airline-transformation-digitization-analysts-say <div class="node-body article-body">US airlines have emerged from years of losses and bankruptcy to being among the most profitable in the world, but rising costs could derail them from this trajectory unless further transformation happens, consultants say.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/next-step-airline-transformation-digitization-analysts-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/next-step-airline-transformation-digitization-analysts-say#comments IATA AGM 2017 IT & Distribution Daily News Tue, 06 Jun 2017 19:09:00 +0000 249791 at http://atwonline.com JetBlue to trial facial recognition boarding on Boston-Aruba flights http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/jetblue-trial-facial-recognition-boarding-boston-aruba-flights <div class="node-body article-body">JetBlue Airways is partnering with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and global air transport IT specialist SITA to trial facial recognition technology to identify passengers boarding aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/jetblue-trial-facial-recognition-boarding-boston-aruba-flights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/jetblue-trial-facial-recognition-boarding-boston-aruba-flights#comments IT & Distribution Wed, 31 May 2017 16:08:00 +0000 249101 at http://atwonline.com <p>JetBlue A320</p> Rob Finlayson More airlines seek connectivity deals with Ryanair http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-airlines-seek-connectivity-deals-ryanair <div class="node-body article-body">Ryanair said it has been approached by 10 airlines since the Irish low-cost carrier began selling flights for Spanish leisure carrier Air Europa, but plans for wider connectivity with Norwegian are progressing at a “glacial” pace.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-airlines-seek-connectivity-deals-ryanair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/more-airlines-seek-connectivity-deals-ryanair#comments IT & Distribution Daily News ATW Plus Wed, 31 May 2017 14:43:00 +0000 249061 at http://atwonline.com Ryanair British Airways mops up after tidal wave of IT problems http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/british-airways-mops-after-tidal-wave-it-problems <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) said May 30 it had fully recovered its schedules after the major weekend IT crash that grounded the airline’s fleet across the world.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/british-airways-mops-after-tidal-wave-it-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/british-airways-mops-after-tidal-wave-it-problems#comments IT & Distribution Daily News Tue, 30 May 2017 17:23:00 +0000 248941 at http://atwonline.com <p>A British Airways passenger aircraft passes other BA aircraft on the tarmac at London Heathrow Airport on May 30.</p> Luke MacGregor/Bloomberg via Getty Images The bigger questions of British Airways’ IT meltdown http://atwonline.com/blog/bigger-questions-british-airways-it-meltdown <div class="node-body blog-body">As with all disasters, natural or man-made, there comes a time for mopping up, analysis and self- examination. What was learned? How can this be avoided again? That’s where British Airways sits now, as schedules return to normal after the IT meltdown that essentially shut down its London Heathrow and Gatwick operations over the weekend.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/blog/bigger-questions-british-airways-it-meltdown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/blog/bigger-questions-british-airways-it-meltdown#comments IT & Distribution Regulation Opinions ATW Editor&#039;s Blog Mon, 29 May 2017 21:01:00 +0000 248871 at http://atwonline.com BA gradually restores service; cites ‘exceptional power surge’ http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ba-gradually-restores-service-cites-exceptional-power-surge <div class="node-body article-body">British Airways (BA) has promised “an exhaustive investigation” into what caused the collapse of its IT systems over the weekend, causing widespread cancellations and chaos.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ba-gradually-restores-service-cites-exceptional-power-surge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/ba-gradually-restores-service-cites-exceptional-power-surge#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Mon, 29 May 2017 17:46:00 +0000 248851 at http://atwonline.com BA CEO: Power supply issue caused IT outage http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-ceo-power-supply-issue-caused-it-outage <div class="node-body article-body">A global IT outage across British Airways (BA) May 27 that severely disrupted the airline’s operations and led to widespread cancelations appears to have been caused by a power supply issue, BA CEO Alex Cruz said.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-ceo-power-supply-issue-caused-it-outage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/airlines/ba-ceo-power-supply-issue-caused-it-outage#comments Airlines IT & Distribution Daily News Airports & Routes Sat, 27 May 2017 13:47:00 +0000 248831 at http://atwonline.com <p>BA Airbus A321</p> Rob Finlayson SITA showcases multi-merchant payment platform, mixed reality http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sita-showcases-multi-merchant-payment-platform-mixed-reality <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sita-showcases-multi-merchant-payment-platform-mixed-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/it-distribution/sita-showcases-multi-merchant-payment-platform-mixed-reality#comments IT & Distribution Daily News ATW On-Location ATW Plus Fri, 26 May 2017 17:15:00 +0000 248801 at http://atwonline.com <p>Helsinki Airport and SITA Lab explore the emerging world of mixed reality.</p> SITA