Airline loyalty programs continue to evolve by enhancing benefits to its members. Airlines have added shopping as part of the travel experience since the 2000s. Emirates has launched a new mobile application called “Emirates Skywards Go” which offers its Skyward members two-for-one discounts at over 4,400 restaurants and spas in over 20 cities around the […]
Sydney Airport partners with Qantas Airways to trial new biometric technology that will enable customers to have a seamless travel experience using facial recognition.
Apple’s Maps program available to iPhone and iPad users has added its 41st and 42nd airports to it Indoor Map program. Experience The Skies reviewed key features of the current version of Apple Maps application and revealed 10 new features Apple should implement to further improve customer experience.
Southwest Airlines announced a new partnership with popular rideshare company Lyft to bring customers to and from the airport.
The 90th Academy Awards ceremony were held on March 4, 2018 at the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles, USA. The “Oscars”, as they are more commonly know, is the climax of the season and sets the stage for The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to celebrate the best in cinema over the past […]
Star Alliance partners with consulting firm Accenture to develop and implement the Digital Services Platform (DSP) with the goal to improve customer experience through consolidating digital and mobile services offered across all 28 airline members.
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.
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 […]