Airlines have done a heroic job over recent years in cutting costs and raising revenues, yet frustration abides with the current economics of distribution and the struggle for profitability. The evolving airline merchandising strategies seek to maximize profitability and champion a new future in travel retailing, which refines the customer engagement across all direct and indirect channels.
130 travel industry executives assembled in Dublin this week for a thought provoking, informed and passionate debate on the future of travel retail. Leading industry advisors as well as brand and retail experts from other industries joined with over 50 innovative and market leading airline and agency brands to provide the ingredients for the right discussions.Learn More
For the past 12 months there have been working groups, discussions, publications, webinars, blogs and software development (in some cases) with IATA and ATPCO working tirelessly to prepare everyone for the 1st April 2011; the demise of Resolution 300 & 301 making way for Resolution 302 and automated baggage. From the information available it’s clear that not every airline has filed all their...Learn More
IATA resolution 302 for baggage automation took effect today - a momentous milestone for the travel industry. Datalex was ready - its Automated Baggage Rules (ABR) was already live and in production.Learn More