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.
United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, SITA and Mexia discuss the opportunities presented to airlines and airports by Google’s Eddystone beacon format.
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 BizTweet-powered service enables passengers to opt in to receive bespoke flight and gate updates, which are delivered via Twitter.
Passengers can borrow the portable chargers to charge up their devices on the go while they wait for their flight at Helsinki Airport.