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StB Newsletter

May 2009 Edition

 

 

Simplify your business in a time of crisis

 

 

In this edition:

Experience 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 ...

Most common 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 ...

Fast 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 ...

Fast Travel strategy

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.

Two 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 ...

BCBP 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 ...

New 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 ...

E-freight 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 ...

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The latest BCBP implementation guide

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Fast Travel campaign results (pdf)

Fast Travel strategy (pdf)

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Mark your calendar

 

 

StB

IATA AGM, 07-09 June, Kuala Lumpur

 

StB

ATW webinar featuring Fast Travel, 23 June

 

StB

SITA Air Transport IT Summit, 30 June - 01 July, Cannes

 

StB

StB Day at Check-In 2009, 16-18 September, Las Vegas

 

StB status

 

 

BCBP capability (%)

59
Current

StB

60
2009 Target

 

IATA e-freight Live

20
Locations

StB

23
2009 Target

 

Fast Travel - Self Boarding

6
Airlines

StB

10
2009 Target

 

Fast Travel - Doc Scanning

112
Airports

StB

75
2009 Target

 

Fast Travel - Bag Recovery

2
Airlines

StB

10
2009 Target

 

Fast Travel - Bags Ready To Go

6
Airlines

StB

10
2009 Target

 

BIP airport engagements

1
Completed

StB

20
2009 Target

 

 

 

Tools

 

 

StB interactive maps

StB extranet

 

 

 

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