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Innovative Trends in IT Aviation:

By Rajiv R, Network Engineer, AirAsia India
Tuesday, December 8, 2015
By Rajiv R, Network Engineer, AirAsia India
AirAsia (India) Ltd is a joint venture between Tata Sons Limited, Telestra Tradeplace Pvt Ltd & AirAsia, with AirAsia Investment Limited holding 49%, Tata Sons Limited holding 41.06% and Telestra Tradeplace Pvt Ltd holding 9.94% in the airline. AirAsia India commenced its operations on 12th June 2014 and currently has Bengaluru, Kochi, Goa, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Pune, Vizag, New Delhi, Guwahati & Imphal in its destination network. Mittu Chandilya is the CEO & MD of AirAsia India.

Today, with the advent of Low Cost Carriers, travel by air is very affordable. Gone are the days when it was meant for the rich and affluent. Several Airlines across the globe are trying their best to keep fares low to make it affordable for everyone who want to experience air travel.

With the increase in number of passengers, there is definitely a lot of work and challenges for the Airport Operators and the Airlines across the world to ensure that there is no compromise on the quality of the service, no matter what the load. To address these challenges, Airline and Airline operators across the world are bringing new innovations with the help of IT solutions and below are some of the few methods which are getting implemented on a rapid phase.

Web check-in:

Imagine sitting in the office/home premises and initiating the check-in process. If a passenger gets to choose his seat or request for special services on the flight, it is sure to ease the overall check-in process. It is highly beneficial for the passengers who carry a hand baggage so that they can directly walk into the security check and avoid standing in queue at the check-in counters.

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