Look ahead to these upcoming travel technology trends

February 28, 2020 How will travel technology evolve in the coming months? Technology brand Travelport has a few ideas. Travelport conducted research with the help of surveyed travel professionals, travelers...

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Gov’t extends deadline for migration to e-passport to 2021

February 28, 2020 The government has now extended the deadline for phasing out of the old ordinary passports by one more year until March 1, 2021. The old passports were originally supposed to be phased out...

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KQ counts $8m in lost revenue after flying out of China route

February 28, 2020 Kenya Airways (KQ) has lost $8 million in revenue in about one month since it suspended flights to China as a precaution against the deadly coronavirus outbreak. The losses on the...

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Travelport achieves Level 4 NDC certification from IATA

February 28, 2020 Travelport Alex Lynn Travelport has achieved level 4 NDC certification as an aggregator from IATA. This certification confirms Travelport is able to provide full offer and order management...

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Travel industry rallies behind China as they battle the deadly Corona Virus

February 21, 2020 The dreaded Corona Virus that has so far claimed over two thousand lives could cost the worldwide airline revenue over USD 5 billion dollars, the International Civil Aviation Organisation...

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The rich crowd skies as aircraft numbers double

February 21, 2020 Registration of new aircraft owned by wealthy Kenyans and private aviation firms nearly doubled last year in a mark of growing affluence that has been driving up demand for air travel. The...

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Sudan-Israel deal opens door for direct KQ flights to Tel Aviv

February 21, 2020 The Kenya Airways’s plans for direct flight to Tel-Aviv have been boosted after Israeli national carrier was given the green light to fly over Sudan airspace on Saturday. KQ was to start...

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Jambojet denied morning slot for Mogadishu flights

February 21, 2020 Budget carrier Jambojet has frozen plans to fly to Mogadishu after Somali authorities failed to grant the airline a morning landing slot. The carrier planned to depart Jomo Kenyatta...

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Mind Analytics creates the first technology platform for the travel industry that combines AI, Machine Learning and Big Data

February 15, 2020 Mind Analytics, a Spanish start-up specialising in data analytics to optimise decision making in the tourism industry, has launched the first tool in the travel industry that combines AI,...

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Trade, travel hit as Chinese airline suspends direct Nairobi flights

February 14, 2020 Trade between China and Kenya has been dealt a further blow after the suspension of the only remaining direct flights between the Asian country and Nairobi amid fears of the spread of the...

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