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Cathay’s 6th Annual Hackathon Enjoys Record Participation

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Cathay‘s commitment to nurturing the next generation of tech talent was evident at the Cathay Hackathon 2023. This flagship tech event brought together 280 tech-savvy and entrepreneurial students at Cathay City. For 24 hours straight, these students collaborated to brainstorm, create, and present innovative solutions to enhance customers’ travel experience,… 

Emirates and Safran Sign Deal Worth $1.2b at Dubai Airshow

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Emirates has announced a significant investment in the French and European aviation manufacturing ecosystem. The airline has awarded a series of contracts worth over US$1.2 billion to Safran during the Dubai Airshow. New Seats for Emirates A350, 777X Fleet As part of this agreement, Safran will provide best-in-class seats for… 

Emirates Will Build New US$950m Engineering Facility in DWC

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Emirates has announced an investment of US$950 million to construct a new state-of-the-art engineering facility at Dubai World Central (DWC). Spanning across an impressive 1 million square meters, this engineering complex will be unrivaled in size and technology. It will be pivotal to Dubai’s aviation infrastructure. Making Emirates Entirely Self-Sufficient… 

Nok Air Adopts Moment’s Flymingo Box In-Flight Entertainment

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Moment has partnered with Nok Air, the Thailand-based low-cost airline, to enhance the in-flight infotainment experience for travelers. Founded in 2004, Nok Air is the low-cost subsidiary of the national carrier Thai Airways. It operates flights from Bangkok and Chiang Mai to approximately 30 cities and islands in Thailand. Nok… 

Kenya Airways Adopts Lufthansa Systems SchedConnect

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Kenya Airways chooses SchedConnect codeshare management solution from Lufthansa Systems. Kenya Airways has chosen Lufthansa Systems‘ codeshare management solution, SchedConnect. The two companies have been partners since 2007, with Kenya Airways already using Lufthansa Systems’ NetLine/Sched and NetLine/Plan. As a member of the SkyTeam alliance, Kenya Airways has 20 codeshare… 

Cathay Adopts Lufthansa Systems Global Aviation Cloud Solution

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Cathay Pacific joins other APAC airlines, moving their crucial systems to the cloud by implementing Lufthansa Systems Global Aviation Cloud (GAC) solutions. Cathay Pacific successfully moved its crucial operational systems, including NetLine Ops++, NetLine/Sched, and NetLine/Plan, to the Global Aviation Cloud (GAC) with the help of Lufthansa Systems. This migration… 

Over 22,000 Planes Will Offer Wi-Fi by 2032

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By 2032, Valour Consultancy predicts that over 22,000 aircraft will offer Wi-Fi connectivity, enhancing the in-flight experience. The latest edition of their comprehensive report, “The Future of In-Flight Connectivity – 2023,” highlights the rapid growth of this market. In late 2022, connected aircraft surpassed 10,000, marking a significant milestone. This… 

Etraveli and TripStack Launch Virtual Interlining with Nok Air

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TripStack, a travel technology solutions leader and Etraveli Group (ETG) member, is launching its Self-Connect product for airlines. The companies have announced that Nok Air will adopt this solution. Also known as Virtual Interlining, Self-Connect revolutionizes and enables airlines to expand their reach and offer customers more destinations. Self-Connect, or… 

Qatar Airways Will Offer Free High-Speed Starlink In-Flight Wi-Fi

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Qatar Airways Selects Starlink to Enhance In-Flight Experience with Complimentary High-Speed Internet Connectivity Qatar Airways has recently partnered with Starlink, making it the largest airline to collaborate with the internet service provider. Through this collaboration, Qatar Airways will soon introduce complimentary high-speed, low-latency internet connectivity on select aircraft and routes.… 

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