Air travel industry gains pace as restriction eases - GulfToday

Air travel industry gains pace as restriction eases


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Inayat-ur-Rahman, Business Editor

The recovery in air travel is gathering steam as governments in many parts of the world lift travel restrictions.

The Middle Eastern airlines’ traffic rose 215.3% in February compared to February 2021, well up compared to the 145.0% increase in January 2022, versus the same month in 2021. February capacity rose 89.5% versus the year-ago period, and load factor climbed 25.8 percentage points to 64.7%.

Filip Bloch, CEO and Co-Founder of Hotailors recently told Gulf Today that the travel industry is back on track but the pandemic reality has clearly shown that the world needs the automation of the travel processes.

“The main idea behind Hotailors, a startup created in the cradle of the best developers in the world, Poland, and we are showing how to innovate the travel industry with AI-driven solutions for business.

“Hotailors provides an all-in-one self booking tool for business travel. Starting 2016 we quickly became the most traveler-oriented SaaS in the market by giving our customers 24 hours, 7 days per week assistance from our dedicated travel agents - automation of travel processes, but with human-based contact and quick problem solving.” 

SheikhFaisal-airline Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi is being briefed at the event in Ras Al Khaimah.

“We are growing in Arabian Gulf markets and have teamed up with Sheikh Ahmed Bin Faisal Al Qassimi and his office in order to introduce our unique technology to clients and partners in Emirates, Africa and Asia. “

“The travel industry is going digital as we need to apply the technology to business travel to make people safe and their work trips efficient.”

“Another outcome of our partnership is the non-stop growing network of partners in this region. We are making history here." Bloch concluded.

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