In other words, they don’t process a reversal or redemption the same way as a card. But Modo interprets that, makes it interoperable and says “What does the loyalty system do?” In this case, the loyalty system cancels the redemption and returns the points if the settlement hasn’t occurred. But if it has occurred, the process re-credits back the points. According to Parker, that illustrates the differences between loyalty points and cards in a scenario that happens every day.
We’re flying more and crashing less, but there’s some bad news, too.
Airports, airlines, and, yes, even the Transportation Security Administration want your journey to be as stress-free as possible. That’s why modern airports are quick to adopt new amenities and test new technology. From sleeping pods to spaceports, here’s what’s in store.
When you compare the prices of flights, an unnamed airline will offer you the best deal for getting from point A to point B. When you make the decision to go with this offer, there are lots of extra costs for basic things like luggage or a seat reservation
Let’s face it; the vast majority of people don’t enjoy flying. From tight seats to surprising fees, the whole experience of hopping on an airplane can prove to be tedious. Despite this, there are several common denominators that make aviation one of the most integral and prosperous industries of our time.
However, on the other side of the hill at Dunkirk, the Germans were as confused in victory as Britain was in defeat.
The 2018 World Airline Awards, dubbed the “Oscars of the aviation industry”, were announced earlier this summer. Singapore Airlines pipped Qatar Airways – last year’s winner – to the top spot, with Japan’s All Nippon Airways completing the podium.
Planning a last minute family holiday? You might be interested to discover the most family-friendly airlines which could make your trip as stress-free as possible!
Carriers from northern countries dominate the Skytrax rankings, winning plaudits for cabin service, catering and attention to customers
SpaceX is first to conduct its test flight of spacecraft in a bid to meet NASA’s requirement to transport U.S. astronauts to the International Space Station.
Routes Weekly top five: Air France-KLM, Guangzhou, United Airlines, Route rundown, Tewolde GebreMariam podcast
Our top five stories this week: Air France-KLM and Air Europa set for joint venture; Guangzhou outlines its international ambitions; United Airlines focuses on domestic expansion; Route rundown; Tewolde GebreMariam podcast and more.
Routes Weekly top five: Qatar Airways, World Routes Marketing Awards, Ryanair, Italy, South African Airways and more
Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar al Baker lifts the lid on the impact of the year-long blockade by four neighbouring states, saying the International Civil Aviation Organisation must do more to reopen the skies. But he remains hopeful the airline will hit its target of operating 250 routes by 2022. Read more.
The Douglas DC-3 is a piece of aviation history, and this weekend, one will take to the skies over Bray in vintage Aer Lingus livery.
Real-life flying cars, space robots and jet-powered flying suits are just some of the highlights to come from the biennial Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) this year.
Lufthansa has teamed up with SAP.iO Foundry, a Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence based company that aims to provide enterprise solutions to organizations.
The torso is more intuitive – and more precise – than joysticks for piloting drones, both simulated and real, say scientists at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL).
Helicopters, meanwhile, have a spot landing capability, which means they can access crowded urban areas, but this advantage over airplanes is compromised by their noise, which makes city-center heliports unpopular with planners.
The newspaper – which will be seen by an average 1.6m readers today – features Varadkar’s image under ‘Fury at EU Toady’.
WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) –– The two companies leading the pack in the pursuit of space tourism say they are just months away from their first out-of-this-world passenger flights — though neither has set a firm date.
The airship era ended prematurely, Mr Henderson believes, after the Hindenburg disaster in 1937, which killed 36 people.
From the close proximity your seated next to strangers to the unpredictable turbulence, it’s easy to see why so many passengers wind up sick on airplanes.
For example, some travelers plan their trips in order to experience flying on the A380, the world’s largest passenger airliner.
Forbes reports that more airlines are investing in Connected Aircraft technology, which allows onboard systems to communicate with pilots and airline staff on the ground on a variety of data points, from maintenance needs to weather information needed to plot ideal flight paths.
Every departing flight with an empty seat is a missed revenue opportunity for the airline. So what do they do about it? They get tactical.
The time: 5 hours and 13 minutes, besting the previous record, which was three minutes longer.
Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) has joined with hypersonic specialists at the company’s Research & Technology unit to study a Mach 5 passenger transport capable of crossing the Atlantic in 2 hr.
The road to success is paved with failure, devotion and sacrifice, and the pioneers of Turkish aviation have experienced it all first hand
“This means we’ve been reminding passengers there are no dedicated sleeping facilities in the terminal and advising they can no longer sleep on the floor overnight, so passengers should not arrive sooner than their scheduled check-in time.”
Seasoned globetrotter also reveals how he is first to get room service – and why he picks corner rooms in hotels and avoids eating in newly opened restaurants
Few industries have suffered as many publicly damaging blunders
The U.N. aviation agency is expected to include fossil fuels in a landmark global agreement to limit aircraft emissions, a move that could encourage airlines to purchase crude over more costly biojet fuels, sources familiar with the matter said.
Middle Tennessee State University’s seventh annual Introduction to Aviation and Professional Pilot Advanced Camp gave 34 middle and high school students hands-on experience an idea of future career in aviation looks like.
Proper planning makes all the difference between a rushed, stressful trip and a restful, worry-free vacation, whether you’re traveling during the height of vacation season or just a quick weekend getaway.