AIRLINE

Apple Business Chat And The Airline Industry

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Apple Business Chat and Airlines

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 […]

AIRLINE

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.

AIRCRAFT

How Long Can Commercial Aircrafts Fly Non-Stop Today?

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Earlier, Experience The Skies highlighted the top 20 longest non-stop flights being operated in 2017 (Related Insight). In the post, the longest flight’s operational time lasts between 17 hours 30 minutes to 17 hours 40 minutes in length. Are there any aircrafts currently in operation or planned that is capable to stretching to 2o hours […]

AIRLINE

Longest Non-Stop Flight Titleholder 2017 Edition

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Boeing 777-300ER Cockpit Longest Flights

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 […]

AIRPORT

Los Angeles – Ultimate Airport Lounge Guide

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Starting this year, we worked closely with our partner Loungereview.com on providing insights to various airport lounges internationally. This is the first product from the partnership entitled The Ultimate Guide to the LAX Airport Lounge Scene. We will publish additional guides from some of the top cities in the world. Visit LoungeReview and Experience The Skies regularly […]

AIRLINE

IATA Introduces International Carry-on Bag Guidelines

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IATA As part of its annual general meeting held in Miami, USA, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced a new size guideline for carry-on bags with the goal to maximize cabin storage space on board most narrow and widebody aircraft types. Refer to press release for video insert from IATA. (Originally posted on June 10 […]