As the African airline sector finds its path to growth, it is also leveraging the potential of the continent’s comparatively small – but fast-growing – mobile economy. Smartphone subscriptions in Africa have risen from about 129 million in 2007 to nearly 1 billion this year. Read more
Blockchain & Biometrics: Now Tested for Passenger Screening at Key Global Airports. Is M-Commerce Next?
At several airports around the world, blockchain and biometrics have evolved from futuristic technology concepts for travel to tangible business practices. Several of the recent implementations promise to simplify and speed the screening passengers through security checkpoints. Read more
Our 10-part “The Mobile Journey” series will look at various touchpoints, milestones and challenges for airlines as they embed the smartphone and digital devices deeper into each passenger’s journey. Read more
Airlines can and should advantage of blockchain’s potential across a range of activities, including ticketing, security, identity, loyalty and maintenance. Read more