Apple Business Chat and Airlines

Apple Business Chat And The Airline Industry

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 (learn more about chatbots at Find out more about the competition and how the airline industry has embraced the technology to offer more choices to engage and upsell. Read More »Apple Business Chat And The Airline Industry

Air New Zealand Douglas DC-8 1960

Air New Zealand Celebrates 75 Years – Throwback Thursday

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand Limited is the national carrier and airline for New Zealand. It was found in 1940 and is based in Auckland International Airport (AKL).  At the time of operations, the IATA airline code was TE.

As of March 2015, the airline operates flights to 25 domestic and 26 international destinations in 15 countries across 4 continents. It joined as a member of StarAlliance in 1999.

Today we celebrate 75 years of this Oceanic airline.

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Boeing 787 -9 Airline Competitive Analysis

Boeing has so far delivered 787 -9 aircrafts to four airlines, All Nippon Airways (IATA Airline Code – NH), Air New Zealand (NZ), United Airlines (UA), and Virgin Atlantic Airways (VC). Two other airlines are soon to join this league. They are American Airlines (AA) and Air Canada (AC) both with delivery scheduled for Q1 2015. Today, we will spend time introducing the 787-9 program and perform a competitive analysis of the airlines using this variant.

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Cyber Monday Sale Summary – Updated

Cyber Monday

Traditionally, Cyber Monday sales do not extend to the airline industry. As popularity and importance of this day increases, airlines are joining the party to offer some type of sales. Here is a summary of what’s available. Feel free to submit deals that’s not on this list.

We just updated the post with information from Air New Zealand and Alitalia.

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