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Bologna Airport deploying beacons, NFC tags and QR codes to enable contextualised messaging

Bologna Airport deploying beacons, NFC tags and QR codes to enable contextualised messaging

Bologna Airport is deploying Bluetooth beacons, NFC tags and QR codes, enabling it to proactively send notifications, alerts and promotions to travellers’ smartphones. The initiative is part of the airport’s strategy to improve the quality of passenger services through innovative, technologically advanced tools.

Global airport app FLIO launches Android version

Global airport app FLIO launches Android version

The FLIO airport app has now added Android to the hugely successful Apple launch last year. The app, launched in August 2015, is designed to make airports a more intuitive and enjoyable experience.

“Reimagining how we connect and engage with passengers”

“Reimagining how we connect and engage with passengers”

Keith Mercier, Ecosystem Partner Advocate Leader, IBM Watson, interviewed by Ross Falconer.

BorderXpress going global with  streamlined border control solution

BorderXpress going global with streamlined border control solution

Vancouver Airport Authority first introduced its self-service BorderXpress machines in 2009. There are now over 750 kiosks at airports across Canada, the US, and the Caribbean, with plans to expand to airports worldwide. Linda Schucroft, Director of Innovative Travel Solutions, outlined the future of BorderXpress to Samantha Jenkins.

Self-tagging an “integral part of the future”

Self-tagging an “integral part of the future”

Self-service initiatives play a key part in enhancing the passenger experience, while helping airports to increase the capacity of existing terminal facilities. Borry Vrieling, Founder and Managing Director, eezeetags, described the advantages of using self-service bag tags to Samantha Jenkins.