United Airlines has partnered with transportation service Uber to make it easier for passengers to view and book onward travel through the carrier’s app.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has launched the Mobile Passport Control app, which is being trialled at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
United Airlines’ passengers are the first to be able to scan their passports via the carrier’s app, enabling them to make use of mobile check-in for international flights.
San Francisco International Airport has unveiled a prototype of an app that can help visually impaired passengers navigate through the airport terminal.
Visitors to Turkish Airlines’ Lounge Istanbul will be able to access the digital Sky Library on their own devices following the installation of iBeacons.
Qantas has launched an interactive digital content experience, labelled ‘QView’, which links passengers’ devices with the digital screens in the airline’s lounges.
FTE explores how new technology and better aggregation of data can be used to develop smartphone apps that assist passengers throughout the entire journey.
FTE spoke to James Millett, Head of Digital at easyJet, about the iBeacon trial, and how the LCC plans to use the technology to simplify the travel experience.
Air France has partnered with Orange, SITA and RESA to trial Near Field Communication (NFC) boarding passes at Toulouse-Blagnac Airport.