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NFC chip from SITA to improve airline boarding

SITA (Société Internationale de Télécommunications Aéronautiques) Labs, in collaboration with Orange Business Services, has developed a new check-in concept, ‘tap and board’, that promises to make journeys through airports smoother through the use of a Near Field Communication (NFC) chip. The technology will allow passengers with Smartphones having NFC chips inside them to just ‘tap and board’ or ‘tap and ...

Select IATA Findings

According to an IATA survey, runway excursions accounted for 21% of all air accidents in 2010. Such accidents dropped by 13% in 2010 though. Two leading causes of runway excursions were landing on wet runways and landing in an unstable approach, aircraft approaching too fast, too high, or touching down beyond the appropriate touchdown point. Asia-Pacific carriers recorded a 9% ...