Posts by Marisa Garcia

Ethiopian Airlines Alipay

Ethiopian Airlines Integrates Alipay Into Mobile App

APEX Insight: More airlines and destinations are offering Alipay as an alternative payment solution, helping Chinese travelers spend more easily. Ethiopian Airlines has partnered with sales and payment technology solutions company CellPoint Mobile to begin accepting payments on China’s leading… Read more

Etihad and ACQUA DI PARMA amenity kit

Etihad Partners With Acqua Di Parma for Amenity Kits

APEX Insight: Research has shown that scent is closely tied to memory. Etihad has partnered with Acqua di Parma, inviting customers to associate the airline with the luxurious Italian fragrance brand. Etihad has worked with its amenity supplier Buzz Products… Read more

Qantas Upgrades Retailing With Personalization Features

APEX Insight: IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) was designed to make it easier for airlines to retail their products, giving brick and mortar and digital travel agents access to more product information. The new Qantas Distribution Platform (QDP) makes the… Read more

MiQ seat

The Story Behind Aeromexico’s New MiQ Business-Class Seat

APEX Insight: Aeromexico’s new generation of Rockwell Collins’ MiQ seat features design enhancements by New Territory. APEX Media spoke with Luke Miles, the design studio’s cofounder and creative director, who shared details on the seat’s development and highlighted the importance of… Read more