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…..

Blockchain emerges as a priority technology for research among airlines and airports in 2018

Blockchain is fast emerging as the priority technology for future exploration among airport and airline CIOs globally, attracting the most research attention in 2018. This…..

Air France-KLM follows Lufthansa down Winding Tree path for blockchain technology

Air France-KLM has followed its rival Lufthansa Group by partnering with Winding Tree to develop blockchain technology in the travel industry. The aim of this…..

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…..