In this edition:
Simplifying the Business in Malaysia
Because StB is more relevant than ever, the programme
will be more visible than ever at the upcoming IATA Annual General
Meeting in Kuala Lumpur. Read more ...
baggage improvement recommendations – part 1
This first installment of a series of Baggage
Improvement Programme (BIP) solutions looks at the most common baggage
solutions and how they work. Read more ...
Travel: the industry confirms very strong interest in the programme
The results of the recently conducted IATA Fast Travel
campaign confirmed that airlines and airports are embracing the
Programme. Read more ...
Passengers want self service - and that's exactly what
the Fast Travel Programme is delivering. The Fast Travel team has now
published a 2009 strategy,
detailing a way forward for providing passengers with more convenient
service in four areas: bags ready-to-go, document scanning,
self-boarding and bag recovery.
major carriers become 100% BCBP
Two more carriers, Kingfisher Airlines and Alaska
Airlines, became 100% BCBP at all check-in counters network-wide this
month, 18 months ahead of the IATA 2010 mandate. Read more ...
Matchmaker hits 500
The BCBP Matchmaker now has 535 airports registered. Are
you one of them? The tool offers airports and airlines the opportunity
to coordinate their implementation of BCBP. Read more ...
BCBP standard now available
In October 2008, the Joint Passenger Services Conference
(JPSC) approved an amendment to the BCBP mobile standard, adding the
possibility for a digital signature. Read more ...
progresses in Chinese Taipei, Egypt and Iceland
IATA e-freight continues to make progress towards its
vision of a paper-free air cargo supply chain. Read more ...