The first Interactive Airport Desk has been installed in Terminal 1 at Frankfurt Airport and can provide passengers with bespoke information and directions.
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.
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As it celebrates five years of independent ownership, London Gatwick Airport has announced a £1 billion investment to transform the North Terminal passenger experience. Enhancements will include a new check-in area with 60 self-service bag drop units, a new next-generation security area, and 15 state-of-the-art new e-gates.
Emirates has teamed up with Samsung and Etisalat to develop the Journey Manager app for the Samsung Note 4 to empower staff and improve the passenger experience.
Indianapolis International Airport has adopted a novel approach to customer service by introducing the ‘Double Robot’ to roam the terminal and help answer passenger queries.
KLM is the latest carrier to embrace beacons, and is using the technology to help passengers find their departure gate at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
Travellers departing from Toronto Pearson International Airport can view detailed maps of the two terminals to help with wayfinding.
FTE explores how airports and airlines could make use of the new Apple Watch to improve the passenger experience through wearable technology.
The TravelLab has released its first set of findings based on the ideas that have been conceptualised and piloted at Helsinki Airport to improve the passenger experience.