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Travel Goes Tech: In-Flight Social Networks and Google Glass Check-In

The cabins of Virgin America and Virgin Atlantic are flying past mile-high WiFi and setting more advanced tech destinations. In the US, Virgin America announced on Tuesday it was launching the first in-flight social network, and this...Show More Summary

Virgin Atlantic Personalizes Upper Class Service With Google Glass in Heathrow Airport

Passengers making their way through Virgin Atlantic's Upper Class Wing in Heathrow Airport should notice a visible change to the concierge staff. The airline is launching a pilot program to offer highly personalized service by having the staff... via

All Virgin Atlantic Concierges Now Wear Google Glass

Google Glass, the wearable computer that doctors and schoolchildren are experimenting with, is now making its way into the airline industry. Virgin Atlantic today began a pilot program in which its concierges in the Upper Class lounge at London’s Heathrow Airport will don Google Glass to check in passengers. They will be able to give... Read More

Virgin Atlantic Gives Employees Google Glass To Make Plane Travel Better

The airline will be testing wearable tech's utility to see if it can help better serve customers. It's becoming increasingly clear that even if Google Glass fails to win over more stylish customers, the technology could one day find itself indispensable in a number of industries. Show More Summary

Early adopters are no longer the only Virgins using Google Glass

As we’ve mentioned before, Google Glass has some potentially amazing applications that go well beyond taking shower selfies. Now Virgin Atlantic has announced that it’s launching a trial that will see some of its staff members don Google’s computerized headsets to assist with airport customer service. Show More Summary

Google Glass May Greet You on Your Next Flight

Virgin Atlantic is testing out a new system in which airline workers will greet Upper Class passengers with Google Glass.

Virgin Atlantic testing Google Glass and Sony Smartwatch 2 to bring “sheen” back to air travel

10 months agoTechnology : GigaOM

Virgin Atlantic is looking to make flying fancy again, with the help of some new wearable technology from Google and Sony.

Virgin Atlantic Is Using Google Glass to Improve Passenger Check-In

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Customer privacy be damned. Virgin Atlantic is kicking off a trial using Google Glass and Sony's SmartWatch 2 to provide its employees with personalized data about its upper class passengers. Read more...

Virgin Atlantic tries greeting its passengers using wearable tech

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Engadget

Forget tablets in the airplane cabin -- Virgin Atlantic thinks wearables are where it's at for improving your travel experience. The airline has begun trialing a greeting system that uses Google Glass and Sony's Smartwatch 2 to streamline the airport...

Branson renews QF-EK criticism after Atlantic quits Sydney

There is more than a touch of regret in an interview Richard Branson has given renewing his criticism of the Qantas-Emirates alliance after Virgin Atlantic admitted defeat on the London-Sydney via Hong Kong route. Branson says he has been driven to do the same thing by others, notably British Airways and American Airlines, doing it [...]

Virgin Atlantic staff in London flying high with Google Glass

Heathrow Upper Class concierge kitted out with Glass to assist passengers as part of a trial Considering Google Glass isn't officially available outside of the U.S, Richard Branson has been especially kind to Virgin Atlantic's London Heathrow check-in agents. Show More Summary

Virgin Atlantic To Trial Google Glass To Increase Efficiency

10 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Ubergizmo

When you check-in for your flight, the typical process involves walking up to the person behind the desk, giving them your details, having them pull up your records, and then check-in your luggage if you have any. In some cases the process...Show More Summary

Virgin Atlantic Trials Google Glass In Clubhouse

Via The Daily Mail: Next time you arrive at the airport, the person checking you in may know your name, destination and even your dietary requirements before you even open your mouth. Virgin Atlantic’s concierge staff in the Upper Class...Show More Summary

Virgin Atlantic Staffers Can Now Check You In With Google Glass

Business class passengers flying Virgin Atlantic from London Heathrow airport will be greeted by staffers wearing Google Glass or a Sony SmartWatch 2 As a part of a new pilot program at Heathrow, Virgin Atlantic staff at the upper class...Show More Summary

Google Glass worn by Virgin Atlantic staff to assist passengers at London’s Heathrow airport

In an effort to make its airline service more glamorous and personalized, Virgin Atlantic is equipping some of its concierge staff with Google Glass at London’s Heathrow airport. The six-week trial... Keep reading ?

Review: Alitalia A330 Magnifica Class (Business Class) Rome to Boston

Introduction Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse New York JFK Airport Virgin Atlantic A330 Upper Class New York to London Sheraton Edinburgh Grand Hotel & Spa Exploring Edinburgh British Airways Galleries Club Lounge Edinburgh Airport Sheraton...Show More Summary

2 Long-Term Routes Get Dropped by Virgin Atlantic and by American

Two quick ones: - Virgin Atlantic is dropping their LHR-HKG-SYD service after nearly 10 years, meaning they’ll be out of the Australian market entirely. The so-called Kangaroo Route has become incredibly competitive, with British Airways...Show More Summary

Review: Czech Airlines Business Class Prague to Rome

Introduction Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse New York JFK Airport Virgin Atlantic A330 Upper Class New York to London Sheraton Edinburgh Grand Hotel & Spa Exploring Edinburgh British Airways Galleries Club Lounge Edinburgh Airport Sheraton...Show More Summary

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