For travelers, focused on New Zealand, the announcement of the partnership between Air New Zealand and Swiss blockchain startup Winding Tree was good news.
The project company will explore the possibilities of blockchain technology in air transport. In Air New Zealand want to increase the reliability and efficiency of services provided including tracking of Luggage and booking of tickets. Many industry insiders see in Blockchain technology – a means of optimizing complex and often broken processes.
According to the statement, the two companies hope to derive the maximum benefit from your partnership. Winding Tree was interested in the fact that the bulk of infrastructure Air New Zealand is internal, giving a global perspective in the implementation of blockchain technology. Founder and CEO of the Winding Tree Maxim Izmailov said:
Cooperation with Air New Zealand is a big step forward for the Winding Tree. Air New Zealand is one of the few airlines, which most of the technology – built-in, which allows us to implement blockchain technology.