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 […]

Apple Business Chat and Airlines

Apple Business Chat And The Airline Industry

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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 […]

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.

Air Rail Partnership

Maximizing Airlines And Railway Partnerships

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Airlines and railways worked very closely together in the 1930s to transport passengers and mail. Aircraft technology advancement turned the once complementary partners into competitors from the 1950s onwards. This post discusses the  air-rail partnerships over time and how they can maximize through partnerships in the future.