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UK airline debuts augmented reality to ascertain bag sizes

By Ryan Noik 7 May 2019

Augmented reality has finally come to the fore in travel, making it possible to meet hand luggage requirements, with Europe’s easyJet airline and Travelport explaining how the technology is set to make traveling a bit easier. FULL STORY >

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FlySafair to offer R5 local flights tomorrow

By Ryan Noik 6 May 2019

It appears there is good reason to be online early tomorrow morning, as FlySaFair has confirmed that 45 000 seats will be up for the taking for R5. FULL STORY >

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FlySafair passengers can now receive their boarding passes via WhatsApp

By Ryan Noik 11 March 2019

Another option as to how passengers can send and store their boarding passes has been added to the list by FlySaFair. FULL STORY >

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Half of travellers in South Africa now use voice search to research trips, reveals Travelport

By Press Release 21 November 2018

A new independent global study commissioned by Travelport, the leading travel commerce platform, has revealed travellers in South Africa (SA) are becoming increasingly digitally dependent when it comes... FULL STORY >

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Travelport Live: The impact of emerging technologies

By Ryan Noik 1 October 2018

At the recent Travelport Live conference held in Cape Town, one of the main topics was the influence that technology is having on all industries. Unpacking this in great detail was Mike Croucher, the general vice president of technical... FULL STORY >

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Travelport Live: Wave of change sweeping the world

By Ryan Noik 28 September 2018

If there were any doubts that emerging technologies are touching and influencing every sector of our lives, then the Travelport Live conference, held in Cape Town this week, thoroughly laid them to rest. FULL STORY >

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FlySafair debuts Express Check-In tech, in bid to reduce queues

By Ryan Noik 11 September 2018

It's good news for domestic flyers, as FlySafair has launched a new technology that should cut down queues and decrease waiting times. FULL STORY >

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Emirates launches mobile travel app Emirates Skywards GO

By Ryan Noik 20 July 2018

As well as introducing its 3D virtual experience for booking seats and viewing cabins on its aircraft, the airline has also launched an app that offers 2-for-1 deals in 20 countries. FULL STORY >

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Safair reveals expansion plans, affirms low airfares here to stay

By Ryan Noik 16 July 2015

In another case of technology enabling and dovetailing with travel, low cost airline Safair revealed its plans, which should make more than a few travellers smile. FULL STORY >

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