Driving the future distribution – Hahn Air issues first airline ticket and flies passengers on blockchain, while NDC is a talking point

Airline distribution platform Hahn Air has this week issued a real-world ticket enabled by blockchain technology on the open-source travel distribution platform Winding Tree. This…..

Blockchain in consideration as Air Canada evolves its technology

Blockchain continues to be a technology bandied about in tech discourse, and while Air Canada sees some interesting applications for the technology, it doesn’t seem…..

Video of the week – Blockchain: what it is and why it matters!

Blockchain’s role in reshaping the way businesses are run is gradually being appreciated. While frequently associated with various cryptocurrencies, its significance runs much deeper than…..

Travelport, IBM and BCD Travel team up to develop blockchain solution for hotel commission reconciliation process

Travel industry technology specialist Travelport has confirmed it is working with IBM Services and leading travel management company BCD Travel on the development of a…..

Virtual payments could be a winner for travellers and businesses alike; wider industry is becoming increasingly receptive to using ‘progressive’ payment methods

We know that traditional payment methods for business trips are fraught with shortcomings and a GBTA Foundation study highlighted that with the statistic that companies…..

Travel buyers are seemingly not yet convinced on the influence of next generation technology

According to new Business Travel Show research, travel buyers are yet to be convinced by next generation technology. Approximately one fifth of the 134 European…..

Talking tech – new opportunities to drive travel programme compliance thanks to machine learning, blockchain and chabot automation

The influence of machine learning, blockchain, and chatbots can provide corporate travel managers powerful communication tools for driving travel programme compliance, according to the latest…..

New technology adoption increases momentum as United and Delta continue to leverage blockchain, AI and machine learning

Studies and testing of blockchain, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning by US airlines continues at a steady pace, and will only gain momentum as…..

From maintenance to human resources… AI and Blockchain permeate a range of business functions at Delta

Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain and machine learning have become mainstays in the vernacular of every type of business worldwide. It is debatable how fast the…..

Volavia offers smart contracts blockchain-based platform for private air travel sector

Private aviation technology company Volavia has launched one of the first blockchain-based platform for private air travel. The platform uses smart contracts to manage bookings,…..

Air Canada embraces an aspiring travel distribution platform powered by blockchain

Canada’s largest airline Air Canada has committed to participate in a new blockchain-based  and dencentralised open source travel distribution platform under development by Swiss startup…..