In this episode of the APEX Weekly Wrap, Maryann Simson details her first flying experience in six months, from London Heathrow to Toronto Pearson with Air Canada. She discusses first-hand how things have changed and the new measures airports and airlines are taking to keep everything clean and to help passengers feel confident.
Dan Bambridge from Neutral Digital joins the show to discuss how virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are being re-evaluated across the aviation industry in light of current events, and how the technologies lend themselves to hygienic, touchless experiences throughout the air travel journey.
Finally, the hosts look at Diehl Aviation's latest announcement about providing Buyer-Furnished-Equipment on Boeing aircraft and the delivery of the first governmental Airbus A350 aircraft in Germany.
Sure, the aviation industry is hurting right now. But the airports of Alaska are thinking big about the future. The state wants to see its airport infrastructure eligible to serve as hubs for foreign airlines, boosting local tourism while also allowing for broader connections into the lower 48.