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For more travel news, data and analysis, please go to: http://www.airguideonline.com/order_formsubs.htm Jun 5, 2006 Travel packages post strong online sales growth. Online sales of travel packages including multiple products have jumped more than 40% in 2006, according to a survey by JupiterResearch. "This growth is largely influenced by strong packaging promotions implemented by major online travel agencies, where virtually all of these sales are occurring," Jupiter analyst Diane Clarkson said. May 30, 2006 Expedia Expedia reveals loyalty program details, sees room for better consumer experience. Expedia's chief unveiled some details of its new loyalty program, first announced in February, saying it will "react in a real-time way" to who and where customers are when they log onto the Expedia site.Dara Khosrowshahi, president and chief executive officer, told attendees at the Goldman Sachs Seventh Annual Internet Conference that Expedia hopes to launch the program by the end of the year. May 31, 2006 Verizon Airfone Verizon Airfone drops out of airwave auction. Verizon Airfone has withdrawn from the airwaves auction that will eventually allow in-flight Internet access. Industry observers considered Verizon a leading contender in the auction. Jun 1, 2006 Vidient Systems Vidient Systems said Finnish airport operator Finavia will deploy its SmartCatch video solution to monitor the length of passenger security lines at Helsinki Vantaa. SmartCatch "automatically reports queues exceeding a pre-defined length in the security check-in zone," alerting the airport that another line may need to be opened. May 29, 2006
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