10 air travel advances that will improve flying in 2016 | The Insight Files | Scoop.it

Air travel might be a hassle, at times, but in many important ways it’s getting better. Skift has found ten innovative trends that reveal a better future for the industry, and are set to make air travel more pleasant for passengers in 2016 and beyond. Advancements include:


  1. Launch of A350 Dreamliner and 787-9 Dreamliners
  2. Rise of biometric kiosks and passport apps at airports
  3. Improved onboard Wi-Fi and streaming entertainment
  4. Apple watch and apps
  5. Bag tracking technology
  6. The rise of premium economy
  7. Expansion of CBP pre-clearance program
  8. Beacons and internet of things
  9. Mobile and personalisation
  10. Better in-flight entertainment


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