A guide setting out the potential use cases for NFC in the air travel sector has been published by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and The NFC Forum... More
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is conducting an evaluation of NFC on behalf of member airlines and aims to report back to members at its Passenger Services Conference event in October... More
“These new agreements with Global Certification Forum (GCF), the International Air Transport Association (IATA), and the Wi-Fi Alliance will expedite the availability and use of more globally interoperable NFC-enabled solutions,” says Koichi Tagawa, chairman of the NFC Forum. More
Nearly 80% of the world’s top 50 airlines say they plan to be providing NFC services in three years’ time, according to a survey conducted by airline IT provider Sita, but there are technical challenges that still need to be resolved before NFC mobile boarding passes can become the norm. More
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has teamed up with the GSM Association (GSMA) to identify six core areas of air travel in which passengers, airports and airlines can benefit from the introduction of near field communication technology... More
Frequent flyers can use NFC phones or stickers to get an electronic boarding pass and collect loyalty points. More
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