eTicketing Industry grows in Qatar, Q-Tickets take leadership role
The majority of air passengers buy e-tickets today, it has taken a long time to reach this point. Southwest Airlines is credited with offering the first e-tickets for passengers in 1994, although some other sources say the Atlanta-based bargain carrier ValueJet was first in 1993. By the summer of 1999, the industry reported half of all tickets sold were "paperless" or e-tickets, mirroring the public's growing comfort with the Internet. An e-ticket offers many advantages for both travelers and airlines,...