A computer crash disabled Virgin Australia's ticketing system and forced it to cancel a number of domestic flights.
Self-service check-in kiosks have been introduced by SriLankan Airlines (UL) at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake.
NCR self-service kiosks have been successfully deployed by AviancaTaca at 9 airports in Peru.
NCR CUSS kiosks are to be introduced at Ordos Ejin Horo (DSN) in China.
Social check-in has been introduced by Finnair. The check-in service allows passengers to link their Facebook profile with the seat map.
Mobile check-in is now available on TAM for flights from Heathrow to Brazil.
The add-on fee trend among airlines continues as Southwest Airlines announced a new $40 fee to let passengers board early.
United has launched a baggage delivery service, enabling passengers to have their checked bags delivered directly to their US destination.
Online self-service check-in has been introduced by Jazeera Airways (J9) for passengers from Beirut.
Gulf Air has introduced mobile check-in and mobile boarding pass. Passengers can check in using their internet-enabled mobiles from 24 hours in advance until 90 minutes before the flight departs.
easyJet announced it will roll out allocated seating from November 2012.
After sinking his jet ski, a 31-year-old resident of Queens, N.Y. saved his life and penetrated John F. Kennedy airport, bypassing the $100 million security system.
SITA is to introduce over 100 CUSS kiosks at San Diego as part of a project called San Diego's "Green Build" due to finish in August 2013.
BAA is to build a new temporary terminal at Heathrow as part of a £ 20 million strategy to handle the influx of athletes and spectators for the London Olympics.
Airport check-in will become the exception rather than the rule within 10 years as terminals and airlines boost connectivity with smartphones, a study from Amadeus and The Futures Company suggests.
SQ said that self check-in options via the Internet and mobile phones are more popular
John Wayne Airport (SNA) has opened the new Terminal C. The new terminal has 48 CUSS kiosks from NCR and is one of the first airports in the US to be completely CUSS.
A frustrated traveller punched a Continental Airlines check-in kiosk , shattering the screen, when he couldn’t find his flight information. The incident happened at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) in Louisiana, USA. The (New Orleans) Times-Picayune reported that…
Air Canada, one of the leaders in self-service technology, has introduced new IER 918 Common Use Self Serve (CUSS) kiosks at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport (CDG).
Passengers can check-in with internet access.