Fri, 26 Jan 2018

Airbus Launches Iflya380 Augmented Reality iOS App

Airbus has launched a new iflyA380 augmented reality iOS app, an enhancement to its existing booking assistant website.

The app allows users to search for and book A380 flights, as available via Airbus’ ifly380 website, with innovative augmented reality features.

“Response to the website has been fantastic,” said Marc Fontaine, Airbus Digital Transformation Officer. “The iflyA380 app is a new step for Airbus towards offering digital services that directly benefit consumers and allow them to design their own experiences.”

One of Singapore Airlines' latest Airbus A380 aircraft. Click to enlarge.

While passengers were previously accustomed to starting their journey by booking the destination of their flight, followed by their departure time and accordingly an airline, globetrotters can now choose to fly with A380 aircraft first, and then look into the airlines and other criteria.

Users simply select their departure location, destination, and travel dates. The search results show all relevant flights on the A380, indicating carrier, price and itinerary. After selecting a preferred flight, users are automatically redirected to the carrier’s website to finalise the booking.

The newly launched iflyA380 augmented reality iOS app further enhances the booking assistant with new possibilities to interact with the A380. Booking flights and staying updated with real-time notifications is just the beginning. Travellers can also enjoy a wide range of exclusive innovative services linked to the A380, including the option to explore destinations based on geolocation and personal interests and cabin discovery in Virtual Reality. They will also enjoy a connected and immersive in-flight experience based on an Augmented Reality feature, for example, taking a sneak peek at the cockpit. 

The A380 is now flying more than 120 routes to 60 destinations with 13 airlines. Hong Kong is one of the top airports for A380 services, with flights operated by eight carriers to destinations including Bangkok, Dubai, Frankfurt, London, Paris, Seoul, Singapore and Sydney.

Latest videos and podcasts: Asia Pacific Aviation Industry Update - AAPA Assembly of Presidents 2018 Press Conference, World's Best Airport Hotel - Interview with GM of Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Singapore, What is a Moxy Hotel? Interview with Matthias Y. Sutter, WWF and Sustainable Hotels / Tourism - Interview with Maggie Lee, JW Marriott Phuket Resort & Spa - Interview with Matthias Y. Sutter, GM, Sustainable Hotels - Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Interview with GM, Bruno Cristol, Saving Boracay Island, Philippines - Interview with Cyndy Tan Jarabata, Sustaining Tourism - Interview with Eric Ricaurte, Founder of Greenview, Sustainable Hotels - Interview with GM of JW Marriott Phuket, Diving in Phuket, Thailand - Interview with Sea Bees' Karen Lewis, Anthony Lark Explains PHIST, Raya Heritage Resort in Chiang Mai, Thailand - Interview with Naphat Nutsati, GM, Executive Chef at Raya Heritage Resort Chiang Mai, Pattana Golf Club & Resort in Sriracha, Thailand - Interview with MD, Thomas Tapken, Danesfield House Hotel & Spa in Marlow, England - Interview with GM, Anthony Cox, World Travel Market London 2018 - Interview with Simon Press, Senior Exhibition Director, airBaltic Airbus A220-300 Interview with Martin Gauss, CEO, Jake Needham - Interview with an American Author in Bangkok, Quick Look at the Dell Precision 7730 Mobile Workstation (Three Videos) and Dusit Thani Bangkok - Is It Really Going to Close? Interview with Titiya Xuto.

See latest HD Video Interviews, Podcasts and other news regarding: SIA, Airbus, A380.

Subscribe to our Latest Travel News Daily Email Free of Charge by simply entering your email address to the right. You can also stay updated with our RSS Feed Free Travel News RSS Feed and even add the travel news to your website. Have questions? Please read our travel news FAQ.
Latest Travel News
Copyright © 1997-2018