Apple Airpods Bluetooth Beacon Technology at the airport

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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Inside Look At World’s Busiest Airports 2016 (Part 1 – Overview)

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2016 was another banner year for travel as the world’s airports handled more than 3.7 billion passengers, up a robust 8.6% from the previous record level from 2015.  The total passenger count was almost half of the world’s total population (estimated at ~7.5 billion currently).  Experience The Skies compiled the world’s top 30 busiest airports (also known as […]

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Technologies That Matter To Travellers (2017 Google Edition)

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Google hosted its annual I/O conference May 17-19, 2017 at its Mountain View, California offices. The conference highlighted some of the software technologies the company is focusing on now and into the near future. Some of the showcased technologies have great use cases to improve the travel experience. Here are glimpses of these technologies and their […]

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2017 IATA Fast Travel Program Airline Platinum Status List

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Since the introduction of International Air Transport Authority (IATA)’s Fast Travel Program in 2009, the airline industry has saved over US$2.1 billion (~GBP1.59 billion, EUR1.78 billion) by implementing various self-service initiatives. While over 68% of IATA’s membership airlines completed components of the program, only 4.4% of them have earned the platinum status.