Travel Industry Wire
July, 6 2017
Virtual Reality
Virtual Reality in Travel and Hospitality - is It a Fad? - Tnooz
The narration is familiar – a new shiny breakthrough in tech is announced, inks spill in its honour, and criticism and opinion pieces fly around. Early adopters rush in to lay their hands on it, and in a few months, the circus is dead; inks are scribbling new praises, tech podcasts are singing new songs. Read more
Summer Travel Cybersecurity Survey
Survey Finds the Need to Use Personal Devices on Vacation Outweighs Cybersecurity Concerns
Survey Finds the Need to Use Personal Devices on Vacation Outweighs Cybersecurity Concerns
University of Phoenix today released the results of its summer travel cybersecurity survey, which found that while half of registered voters worry about cybersecurity risks while on vacation, 55 percent feel that the need to use personal devices outweighs those risks. Read more
VistaJet Results
VistaJet Program Membership Sales Up a Record 57% and Customer Retention Hits 91%
VistaJet Program Membership sales up a record 57% and customer retention hits 91%
For the 3 months to 30th June +51% total flight-hours sold year-on-year in Q2 2017 Read more
United Airlines Fleet
United Airlines Introduces Boeing 777-300ER To Additional Routes
United Airlines Introduces Boeing 777-300ER To Additional Routes
Airline will now offer its newest aircraft, featuring the United Polaris business class seat, on six intercontinental routes Read more
Global Air Freight Trends
Global Air Freight Demand Increases 13% in May
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), grew 12.7% in May 2017 compared to the year-earlier period. This was up from the 8.7% annual growth recorded in April 2017 and is more than three times higher than the five year average growth rate of 3.8%. Read more
Delta Air Lines Performance
Delta Reports Financial and Operating Performance for June 2017
Consolidated passenger unit revenue (PRASM) for the month of June increased 2.5 percent year over year. Read more
Management Appointment Horizon Air
Horizon Air Names New Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering
In his new role, Knobloch will oversee maintenance and engineering operations at the airlines' six maintenance facilities and a team of more than 400 employees. Knobloch will be based in Portland, Horizon Air's maintenance and engineering hub. Read more
Airline Security
Statement on DHS Enhanced Security Requirements
IATA welcomes the decision by the DHS to require enhanced security measures as an alternative to restrictions on the carriage of large portable electronic devices in the cabin on all flights to the US. Read more
Airline Security
Airlines for America Urges DHS to Work Collaboratively with Stakeholders on Enhanced Global Security Measures
Airlines for America (A4A) yesterday urged the Administration to maintain its focus on a risk-based approach to aviation security, and to work collaboratively with airlines and airports to effectively implement the new security directives outlined by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Read more

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