Posts Tagged “global”

Virgin Australia Only Aus Airline To Offer Inflight Wi-Fi On International Flights

By |

Virgin Australia Only Aus Airline To Offer Inflight Wi-Fi On International Flights

  Author: PASA   Virgin Australia this week announced details of its plans to rollout inflight wireless internet to the majority of its domestic and international aircraft, becoming the only Australian airline to offer wi-fi internationally.   Following the successful trial on a Boeing 737 (registration VH-YIG), the airline is now rolling out inflight wi-fi…

Read more »

Australian Corporate Travel Platform Travelport Locomote Expanded To Asia

By |

Australian Corporate Travel Platform Travelport Locomote Expanded To Asia

  Author: PASA   In exciting industry news this week, Australian corporate travel platform, Travelport Locomote has expanded its services to Asia, with UOB Travel Planners becoming its first client in the market.   From this week, the Singaporean corporate travel agency will have full access to Travelport Locomote’s range of module powered workflows and…

Read more »

Air New Zealand Appoints New Americas Manager

By |

Air New Zealand Appoints New Americas Manager

  Air New Zealand has appointed Liz Fraser to the position of Regional General Manager Americas, based in Los Angeles.   Liz Fraser is the current Air New Zealand GM Global Sales Operations & Planning based in Auckland and has previously worked in a variety of sales roles in the New Zealand media industry.  …

Read more »

AirPlus International Spreads Its Wings to New Zealand & Celebrates 10 years in Australia

By |

AirPlus International Spreads Its Wings to New Zealand & Celebrates 10 years in Australia

    AirPlus International is now expanding its travel payment business to customers in New Zealand. The international provider of payments solutions for the day-to-day management of business travel has just commenced the pilot phase and is currently enrolling customers onto its platform.   New Zealand based companies will now benefit from a fully automated…

Read more »

No more hassle paying for ancillary services at the airport

By |

No more hassle paying for ancillary services at the airport

  Amadeus and Ingenico have launched Amadeus Airport Pay, which can be used by multiple airlines and ground handlers and multiple banks in any airport across the world, independently of the check-in infrastructure. Lufthansa Group will roll out the payment solution in over 170 airports worldwide starting in June 2017.   In today’s hyper-connected world,…

Read more »

Business Travellers Anticipating Mobile As The Future Of Travel Payments

By |

Business Travellers Anticipating Mobile As The Future Of Travel Payments

Author: PASA Business travellers in the Asia Pacific are using mobile payments more than the rest of the globe, however travel managers are still relying on traditional payment methods, the 2017 International Management Study (ITMS) released by AirPlus International has revealed.   AirPlus International has published the second part of the study which reveals that…

Read more »

New BCD Travel Analysis: Failure To Use Effective Audit Practices Costing Millions

By |

New BCD Travel Analysis: Failure To Use Effective Audit Practices Costing Millions

  A multi-level analysis by BCD Travel of hotel rate auditing programs reveals that combined, mid- to large-sized companies overspend on hotel room nights by hundreds of millions of dollars.   Without performing standard rate audits, a company overspends by $122,500 for every $5 million it spends on hotels. Using both standard rate auditing and…

Read more »