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Aerospace Will Take the Lead In 3D Printing Technology

Favorable regulatory policy will lead to growth of Additive Manufacturing (AM) also known as 3D printing technology in the aerospace sector in the next decade. In a recent B2B technology survey, ABI Research finds that 44% of manufacturing companies currently […]

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SITA Passenger Survey, man using smartphone on Airplane. Source: SITA, Getty Images.
#Airline Passenger Experience#Aviation Matters#SITA Air Transport IT Summit#The Flight Fantastic

What Kind of Traveller Are You Really? Take the SITA Quiz

Travellers don’t like dealing with people. That’s the conclusion of SITA’s latest Passenger Survey revealed during the Air Transport IT Summit this year.

Instead, most travellers are happiest using technology, but how passengers respond to the various self-service travel services available depends on the individual passenger type. SITA has put its Passenger Quiz on-line. Take it and find out what category you fall under.

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JetBlue VC Backs Predictive Analytics Firm FLYR

JetBlue’s new Venture Capital firm JetBlue Technology Ventures has made its first pick of startups by backing FLYR, which uses machine learning and predictive analytics to predict airfares trends and air travel demand.

The start-up founded in 2013, helps flyers work around complex airline dynamic airfares models plotting possible changes in airfare and helping airlines predict customer demand and missed revenue streams.