24 FEBRUARY 2020

YOUR WORDS


Readers are invited to add their comments to any story. Click on the article to see and add.

BTN DISTRIBUTION

BTN also goes out by email every Sunday night at midnight (UK time). To view this edition click here.

Index

Email this Page
Bookmark

The Business Travel News
PO Box 758
Edgware HA8 4QF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 8952 8383
info@btnews.co.uk
© 2020 Business Travel News Ltd.

Article from BTNews 24 FEBRUARY 2020

Subscription flying by Etihad

A travel solution called TravelPass to be launched later this year and aimed initially at corporate and frequent travellers is being developed by Etihad Airways in partnership with Norwegian technology developer Braathens IT.

The partners say it provides a subscription-based way of allowing Etihad to offer frequent fliers “complete flexibility and ease” with their regular and recurring travel arrangements.

Customers can purchase a TravelPass for a set number of trips or a particular travel period instead of purchasing flights one by one.

The airline said it believed subscription-based travel was “good news” for the aviation industry as it gave passengers the choice between prepaid and pay-as-you-fly options, leading to flexibility, ease of booking and cost-efficient travel management.

Etihad chief commercial officer Robin Kamark said: “TravelPass technology offers a revolutionary booking experience for corporate and frequent clients who will also be enrolled into the Etihad Guest frequent flyer programme.

“By simplifying the travel process to a few clicks, passengers have a seamless transaction through a platform that holds all the details in one place, gives the flexibility to change bookings without fees and the choice to pay later.”

Braathens IT CEO Svein Therkelsen added: “Etihad is going to take sophisticated digital personalisation very far, everything from ease of use to customisation.”

www.etihad.com

www.braathensit.com

Index/Home page
 

OUR READERS' FINEST WORDS (All times and dates are GMT)

All comments are filtered to exclude any excesses but the Editor does not have to agree with what is being said. 100 words maximum


No one has commented yet, why don't you start the ball rolling?


Add your comment

First Name
Surname
Email Address
Company (Not obligatory)
Country/City
Comment
- You must be a registered subscriber using the email address entered to submit a comment, or you will be sent a confirmation email before your comment will appear.
- Your comment will be checked before appearing, which may take several working hours.
www.btnews.co.uk