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Air Transat Fined For Stranding Passengers In Ottawa

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The Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) has ruled that Air Transat (TS) broke its agreement with passengers when it left them stranded on two aircrafts on the tarmac of the Ottawa International Airport (YOW)a on July 31, 2007. The airline was fined CDN$295,000 and ordered to compensate passengers for any out-of-pocket expenses related to the flight […]

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Delta Air Lines Adds Cash Upgrade Option To Mobile Application

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Delta Air Lines regularly updates its mobile application on the iOS and Android platforms with new functionalities, bug fixes and enhancement based on customer feedback. Version 4.7 was introduced online November 29, 2018 that added new cash upgrade option that was only above previously at online check in and at airport kiosks.

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IAG’s LEVEL Adds A New Base And New Destinations in 2018

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LEVEL is a low cost carrier (News – Low Cost Carrier LEVEL Starts Operations) set up by International Airlines Group (IAG) to handle long haul operations out of Europe and compete with the likes Joon (News – Air France Unveiled New Low Cost Carrier Named Joon), WOW Air and Norwegian Air Shuttle (News – Norwegian […]

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Is $199 The Ideal Virtual Reality Headset Pricing For On Board Experience?

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Experience The Skies introduced Air France’s new virtual reality experience in engaging its customers during the sale stage and on board in a previous post. Additionally, an airline competitive analysis and use case study was published as a follow up.  The third part of the series focuses on pricing for individuals and airlines.

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Competitive Analysis And Use Cases Of Virtual Reality By Airlines

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Air France introduces new virtual reality technology for travel agencies to showcase its business class experience and partners with SkyLights to expand on board entertainment options (Related News). This post continues the discussion with competitive analysis of the virtual reality technology used in the airline industry and new use cases.

SkyLight and Air France partners for in flight entertainment options

Air France Adds Virtual Reality Experience For Business Class Passengers

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  Air France is adding virtual reality as part of the ticketing and on board amenities for business class passengers. While others have included virtual reality on board. It is the first time any airline use this technology for ticket booking.

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How Long Can Commercial Aircrafts Fly Non-Stop Today?

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Earlier, Experience The Skies highlighted the top 20 longest non-stop flights being operated in 2017 (Related Insight). In the post, the longest flight’s operational time lasts between 17 hours 30 minutes to 17 hours 40 minutes in length. Are there any aircrafts currently in operation or planned that is capable to stretching to 2o hours […]

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Longest Non-Stop Flight Titleholder 2017 Edition

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Aircraft manufacturers Boeing and rival Airbus have been working hard on extending flight ranges in their 777/787 and A350/A380 programs since their introduction into service. In combination with lower fuel prices, airlines have been taken risks in flying longer routes non-stop shattering distance current operating records in the process. Experience The Skies have been following […]

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WestJet Long Term Growth Plans Part 2 – Ultra Low Cost Model

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Part 1 of the WestJet long term growth story started off with the news of the airline extending its business model into ultra low cost, an overview of the company and the differences between the low cost and ultra low cost model. This part extends the discussion of the airline in the ultra low cost […]