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What Are The World’s Busiest Routes For 4 Billion Passengers?

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2017 Busiest Domestic and International Routes

2017 was another successful year for the travel industry as near 4 billion people flew to different locations around the world. With this many trips flown, have you ever wondered which routes are the busiest in the world? OAG has the world’s largest network of air travel data and provided us a list of the busiest routes across […]

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Apple Business Chat And The Airline Industry

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Apple Business Chat and Airlines

Apple Inc. officially introduced Business Chat in its latest iOS beta release for 11.3. It brings new functionalities to the Messages and integrates well with other core applications Apple Pay, Calendar and Maps (Refer to our insight here).  The company is playing catch up to established competition from Facebook, Twitter and imbedded chatbot applications. Find out […]

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Blockchain And The Airline Industry (Part 1)

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Blockchain

One of the biggest buzzwords for 2018 is blockchain. It was developed for use initially in digital currencies such as Bitcoins.  The technology’s robust security, transparency, and durability features lend itself into new business use cases. Experience The Skies introduces what the blockchain technology is and what the airline industry has done to embrace this new […]

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2018 Trend – Free Messaging On Board North American Edition

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System Access Diagram

Over the past five years, the biggest North American airlines installed Wi-Fi improve connectivity. Most of them charges for internet access with the exception of JetBlue Airways which provides complimentary access for their passengers. In 2018, a new trend is brewing as airlines expands or introduces free messaging on board. Experience The Skies reveals which North American […]

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New Google Flights Functions Inform Customers About Basic Economy Fares

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Google Flights Opening Screen

There have been a lot of customer confusion on basic economy fares since Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines introduced them in their route network in the last five years. The confusion stems from the different amenities available for these customers by each of these airlines. For example, Delta Air Lines allows them […]

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

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Oculus Go

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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Virtual Reality

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.