In the first part of this series, Experience The Skies introduces the blockchain concept and some of the early adapters to the technology. The second part will be focused on business use cases and determine some of the obstacles facing the airline and travel industry at large.
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.
Tokyo Haneda Airport (HND) is the world’s fifth busiest airport with over 80 million passengers in 2016 (Related Insight). With an aging population and an international mix of travellers, the airport is working with technology companies to invest in new accessibility solutions that would improve passenger experience and help it gain an advantage in a competitive landscape. This post highlights one trial with Panasonic to introduce automated electric wheelchair at terminals.
In a new filing, Airbus obtained a new patent that will change the way airport gate areas are designed and how passengers board airplanes of the future.