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How Airlines Are Using Big Data To Improve In-Flight Experience

18th Dec `13, 05:47 AM in Sectors

When most of us board a plane these days, we know there’s a lot more technology involved than…

BDMS
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When most of us board a plane these days, we know there’s a lot more technology involved than we think about or understand. But it has pretty much been that way since commercial flying has been an option. How many times have you thought, or even heard someone say out loud, “I don’t know how they get such a heavy hunk of metal up in the air, but they say it’s safer than driving!”

But now, big data is making flying even safer than it has been to date, and by analyzing everything from maintenance schedules to weather patterns and much more, the collection of big data from the airport to the takeoff and all on down to the landing and more, analysis and the algorithms that drive and support data patterns are creating a safer and more expedited travel experience.

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