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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 […]

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WestJet Long Term Growth Plans Part 1 – Overview

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WestJet‘s journey started more than twenty years old. The airline is now the second biggest airline in Canada and has established itself as a key player for domestic, transborder / U.S., and Caribbean passenger traffic. The airline has ambitious plans to expand further with a new ultra low cost airline and a bigger international footprint. […]

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Apple Airpods Improves Beacon Technology Use Cases At Airports

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Apple released its first in-house wireless headphone dubbed AirPods in 2016 as part of its annual September product showcase. The AirPods have been selling out in multiple markets around the world and opened up new use cases for airports to adopt beacon technology on its premises. We will explore these use cases and how these […]

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Delta Air Lines New Smart Boarding Process Analyzed

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Delta Air Lines (“Delta“) introduced a new smart boarding experience at Terminal T of the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (“ATL”) (Related News). Many asked why there is a new process being trialled, what are the benefits and the observations noted from using the experience.

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Delta Air Lines and Amtrak Pick Lyft For The Ride Home

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  Train and plane rides can be the fun part of a trip. The roundtrip journey to the train station and airport can be a bigger challenge for those with kids, a lot of baggages or riding public transportation. One solution is for train operators and airlines to partner with rideshare providers to allow for […]