Blockchain

Blockchain And The Airline Industry (Part 1)

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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 […]

Emirates Skywards Go application provides 2 for 1 discounts to restaurants and spas

Emirates Brings Discounts To Its Loyalty Program Members

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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 […]

Virtual Reality

Competitive Analysis And Use Cases Of Virtual Reality By Airlines

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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.

Boeing 777-300ER Cockpit Longest Flights

Longest Non-Stop Flight Titleholder 2017 Edition

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Aircraft manufacturers Boeing and rival Airbus have been working hard on extending flight ranges in their 777/787 and A350/A380 programs since their introduction into service. In combination with lower fuel prices, airlines have been taken risks in flying longer routes non-stop shattering distance current operating records in the process. Experience The Skies have been following […]

Large Electronic Device Ban

Airports Exempted From The U.S. Electronic Ban (Updated)

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Etihad Airways (EY) and Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) were the first airportss to demonstrate to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) that they have the enhanced security measures (Related news on Enhanced Security Measures) in place for all US bound flights and were rewarded with the large electronic device ban lift (Related news […]

Emirates Airbus A380-800

Inside Look At Current And Future Emirates Airbus A380-800 Configurations

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Emirates (EK) is the biggest Airbus A380-800 operator with 95 aircrafts in service and another 12 on order. While there are three published configurations, the airline actually have six different versions in operation today. We take an inside look at all the different versions available for travellers today and what the future will entail.