Bitcoin Watch – NIIT Technologies introduces blockchain solution for airlines

NIIT Technologies launches ‘Chain-m’, a blockchain powered solution for airlines.  According to NIIT, Chain-m helps address the challenges faced by airlines and its partners in the…..

ATPCO and Blockskye proof of concept will explore application of blockchain in airline offer management

Blockchain is a current buzzword, but there still remains confusion among many areas within the travel sector as to what it is and what it…..

Bitcoin Watch – Gazpromneft-Aero and S7 Airlines trial blockchain technology to improve fuel processes

Gazpromneft-Aero and Russia’s S7 Airlines announced it is utilising blockchain technology to improve payment processes, planning and monitoring of fuel supply. The new technology will…..

BCD Travel examines the implications of technology on sourcing in the corporate travel industry with release of first ‘Inform’ series paper

Blockchain, chatbots, machine learning, virtual reality (VR) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are among the emerging technologies capturing the imagination of the business travel…..

Launch of the Krispay digital wallet highlights just how blockchain technology is being used to change the customer experience

It is almost six months since the Singapore Airlines Group (SIA Group) revealed that its KrisFlyer frequent-flyer programme was to launch a world-first blockchain-based airline…..

The digital transformation of airports is taking off with biometrics and blockchain taking the technological lead

Data monetisation, product portfolio expansion, and diversification are key to exploiting emerging growth opportunities, according to an investigation by business consulting and market research specialist…..

Who will follow Esplorio, Vchain and Volantio as IAG launches third Hangar 51 global innovation programme?

International Airlines Group (IAG) is launching its third Hangar 51 global innovation programme in collaboration with British Airways, Avios and IAG Cargo. Start-ups from around…..

Embracing the new entrants – Blockchain, Winding Tree, data miners and a host of apps

Literally tens of thousands of travel related apps are under development and fundamentally new forms of transacting business are emerging. Combining that with the growing…..

What does the travel industry really have to gain from blockchain?

Ah, bitcoin – the first decentralized cryptocurrency. Nine years have passed since its inception, yet the perceptions of it could not be more clouded. Bitcoin has been…..

JetBlue Technology Ventures investor sees plenty of application for Blockchain – including distribution and loyalty 

Most airlines in the Americas have been slow to follow their European counterparts and invest in technology incubators, with the exception of JetBlue. The airline…..