Swissport, Winding Tree partner to explore blockchain uses for ancillary services distribution

    Swissport partnered with travel platform Winding Tree to explore the uses of blockchain technology for distribution of ancillary services to individuals and corporate clients (Ground Handling International/CoinJournal/aircargonews, 29-May-2018). Winding Tree’s platform directly connects suppliers and sellers within a single marketplace to remove intermediary costs. Swissport head of innovation Florian Eggenschwiler said the company expects to see “lasting benefits from this technology” in aviation services and supply chains.