Air NZ partners with Swiss travel platform Winding Tree to look at blockchain

Rebecca Howard
Thu, 23 Nov 2017

By Rebecca Howard Nov. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand has announced a partnership with Swiss startup travel platform Winding Tree to explore the use of blockchain-based systems within its business.   "While we are still exploring its benefits, blockchain may offer a streamlined way to retail airfares and ancillary products alongside our current channels," said Air NZ chief digital officer Avi Golan. "In removing complexity from the sales chain, customers benefit from reduced transactional costs and airlines benefit from the swift and...

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