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Will That Be Cash, Credit or Bitcoin?

Bitcoin, the digital currency, is ready for lift-off. The global provider of point-of-purchase systems (POS) for the airline industry, GuestLogix, is introducing the cryptocurrency to its Transaction Processing Engine® (TPE), software that runs on its handheld terminals, mobile platforms and… Read more

Wireless IFE is Here to Stay

The final session of APEX Middle East focused on developments in wireless IFE, and included a case study between Gogo and Alaska Airlines, presented by Mary Rogozinski. But first, Patrick Préfontaine, VP of Strategic Partnerships, Global Eagle Entertainment, outlined why he… Read more

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APEX Media and Editorial Workshop

We held our first-ever media workshop during the APEX Middle East conference in Abu Dhabi this week – it was a successful hour of brainstorming and group action! Interested members and conference guests were invited to participate in a story-creation… Read more

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Regional Prevalence of Embedded Systems

The embedded systems panel, which included Jonathan Norris – vice-president Sales, Lumexis Corporation, Matthias Walther, manager, Integrated Marketing, Panasonic Avionics, and Dieter Dhondt, head of Sales and Marketing, EuMEA Region, Thales Avionics, took place on day 2 at APEX Middle East… Read more

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Etihad Innovation Centre: Exclusive Tour

APEX Middle East delegates were invited to an exclusive tour of the Etihad Airways Innovation Centre on day two of the conference in Abu Dhabi. The tour walked guests through the mockups of the various cabin classes, from economy to First Class Apartments… Read more

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SITA Reports Drop in Rate of Mishandled Bags

  Despite the increasing number of air travelers in the past seven years, the rate of mishandled bags has dropped 61 percent, says SITA in its 2015 Baggage Report that was released today. The number of bags that were “delayed, damaged… Read more

Growth and Capabilities in Airline Connectivity

The first afternoon sessions of day two at the APEX Middle East Regional Conference in Abu Dhabi focused on the in-flight connectivity market. Scalable Solutions To kick things off Ben Griffin, regional director MEA, Inmarsat discussed the company’s approach to connectivity and how… Read more