Singapore Airlines is the first airline in the world to introduce a blockchain based digital wallet called KrisPay that allows its KrisFlyer members to convert miles in currency and use them at different retailers. Experience The Experience takes a look into this new method of payment.
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 […]
Emirates and Trenitalia, Italy’s national railway company announced a new codeshare agreement which will enable Emirates worldwide customers to book a ticket with flight and train components for the first time and expand its destinations within the country.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 (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.
Emirates announced it will end one of the biggest perks for all passengers with a significant price increase to access its on board Wi-Fi system on all long haul flights in effect immediately.
Today’s news digest incorporates features on Marriott International, Airbus, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Gategroup, Dubai Airport, Thales and Munich Airport.