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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 […]

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Delta Air Lines and Amtrak Pick Lyft For The Ride Home

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  Train and plane rides can be the fun part of a trip. The roundtrip journey to the train station and airport can be a bigger challenge for those with kids, a lot of baggages or riding public transportation. One solution is for train operators and airlines to partner with rideshare providers to allow for […]

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American Airlines Launches Baggage Notification System

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While lost baggage rates are at a record low in 2016 (Related News – Airlines Recorded Lowest Lost checked Baggage Rate in 2016), the unlucky passengers who happened to lose theirs would not have any reprieve from the anxiety the process caused. American Airlines aims to reduce this fear with a new notification system.

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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.

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The Mystery Behind Airport Codes – How Are They Created?

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Over 3.7 billion people travelled around the world annually. Many of these travellers wondered why airport codes are three letters long and how are they created. This post uncovers the mystery of airport codes and showcases how they can be used in unique way in retail and marketing.

KLM Launches New Seamless Travel Technologies For Passengers

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KLM (KL) has been a trailblazer in implementing new technologies to create a more seamless travel experience for passengers. Over the next two months, the airline will introduce new wayfinding and traveller assistance technologies to further enhance the experience in and out of the airport.

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Aviation News Around The World – June 16, 2017

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Today’s news digest incorporates features on Air Canada, Air India, American Airlines, Hainan Airlines, easyJet, SriLankan Airlines, SWISS Air Lines International, United Airlines, Auckland Airport, Montreal Pierre Trudeau International Airport, light rail transit, biometrics, Bombardier CS300, Airbus A320neo, Boeing 787.

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How Apple iOS 11 Business Chat Disrupts Traveller Communication Tools

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Formally to be introduced at a special session on June 9, 2017, Apple will officially unveil its Business Chat capabilities within the Messages application. Experience The Skies takes a quick look at this new feature, key benefits and drawback and key competitors in the chatbot space.