Facebook Head of Travel Lee McCabe offers his thoughts on how airports and airlines can leverage apps and virtual reality technology to simplify the passenger experience.
Interactive indoor maps are now available at seven of United’s US hubs, while beacon-enabled wayfinding is being tested at Newark Liberty International Airport.
The airport’s app has been upgraded to include the “SignTranslator” function, which can translate German language signage into six different languages.
LOT customers can now pay for their flights using the virtual currency Bitcoin, which is accepted on the carrier’s website and mobile app.
SFO has become the fifth US airport to offer Mobile Passport Control, which allows passengers to submit their customs declaration via their mobile device.
The new AirGrub app has been launched at San Francisco International Airport and allows travellers to pre-order F&B so they can skip the queues on the day.
Star Alliance, Dubai Airports, IATA, United and SITA discuss how airlines, airports and technology companies can together create more seamless travel apps.
The all-new app includes one-touch check-in and simple seat selection, and taps into passengers’ previous behaviour to provide a more personalised experience.
The low-cost carrier has launched a new app for iPhone, which will help to simplify the pre-travel and day of travel experiences for its customers.
British Airways will soon allow its customers to pay for their flights using Apple Pay when they make a booking via the carrier’s app.