UAE Launches “Air-CRAFT” Initiative for Sustainable Aviation Fuel Technologies

The consortium, Air-CRAFT, is supported by the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and UAE General Civil Aviation Authority, and comprises eight founding entities: ADNOC, Boeing, Emirates, ENOC Group, Etihad, Honeywell, Khalifa University, Masdar (IN SHORT) In the UAE Year of Sustainability, the “Air-CRAFT” initiative has been launched at the 3rd ICAO Conference on Aviation… Read the full press release

Advanced Air Mobility and Emerging Technologies Driving Greater Sustainability in Business Aviation

Washington, DC, 2023-Jan-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The rapid development of advanced air mobility and other emerging technologies in business aviation is also driving greater industry focus on sustainability, as demonstrated by the level of interaction and cooperation between NBAA’s Emerging Technologies Committee and the Sustainability Subcommittee of the NBAA Maintenance Committee. “Whether you… Read the full press release

London City Airport’s STEM in Aviation event inspired London students into decarbonisation technologies for the aviation industry

London, UK, 2022-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — 400 students from 14 East London schools assembled at the ExCeL on Friday, 4th of November for London City Airport’s first ‘STEM in Aviation Day’ since the pandemic. The theme of this year’s event was ‘Zero Emission Flight’, which aims to inspire the next generation of innovators and… Read the full press release

SITA’s Digital Travel Declaration to support Jamaica in clearing passengers for travel pre-departure

Digital Travel Declaration will allow travelers to submit all travel and health documentation required for entry into Jamaica through a single platform. Kingston, Jamaica, 2022-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Top Caribbean tourist destination Jamaica will adopt SITA’s Digital Travel Declaration solution allowing travelers to submit all immigration, customs, and health documentation required for entry… Read the full press release

Heathrow kicked off a number of pioneering technologies to provide long-lasting protection from COVID-19

Heathrow rolls out raft of anti-viral measures at key touchpoints to protect passengers, reducing the risk of transmission when travelling Some of the measures being rolled out include UV cleaning robots, anti-viral disinfecting wraps and sealants and 100 hygiene-technicians The airport has conducted an overhaul of the entire passenger journey setting out plans for more… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines and Bridgestone to collaborate on utilizing tire wear prediction technologies

Tokyo, Japan, 2020-Jun-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) and Bridgestone Corporation (Bridgestone) today (June 16, 2020) announced the decision to collaborate on utilizing tire wear prediction technologies to help realize greater accuracy in aircraft tire management and maintenance plans. This collaboration primarily involves J-AIR, which operates regional routes for the JAL Group… Read the full press release

Heathrow trials technologies and processes to reduce the risk of Covid-19 transmission

Heathrow to drive forward development of a Common International Standard by trialling technologies and processes that reduce risk of Covid-19 transmission Trials will assess for medical effectiveness, passenger response as well as suitability to the airport environment Technologies under review include UV sanitation, facial recognition thermal screening technology and contactless security procedures Data from trials will… Read the full press release

ADB and PATA team up with Plug and Play to develop technologies in the space of sustainable tourism

BANGKOK, THAILAND, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), a non-profit membership association that is internationally acclaimed for acting as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism within the Asia Pacific region, have teamed up with Plug and Play, a global open innovation platform to develop… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport enhances infrastructure, services and products to the pharmaceutical sector with integration of new blockchain technologies

Brussels, Belgium, 2019-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Europe’s preferred airport for the carriage of temperature-sensitive products, Brussels Airport is continuing to invest in the range of tailored services and products it delivers to the pharmaceutical sector as one of the country’s key industries. The airport is offering the industry new infrastructure and products and integrating… Read the full press release

Travel Experience Incubator: A new program for startups working on technologies and solutions to improve travel experience

Travel Experience Incubator: A new program for startups working on technologies and solutions to improve travel experience   Washington, D.C., 2017-Jul-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Accenture Interactive, Marriott International, and 1776 , a leading global incubator and network for startups, today (07/17/2017) announced the launch of the Travel Experience Incubator, a new program designed to discover and… Read the full press release