Posted on: 19 March 2019 by Alexander Preston
French start-up SKYdeals has partnered with Air France to launch a pilot of its e-commerce platform technology.
Julien Sivan, CEO of SKYdeals, said: “From now on, we can experience a large number of preferred offers to passengers. It will be interesting to measure the evolution of buying behaviours on board, which is a world premiere. We would like to thank Air France for their trust and support. With the arrival of Wi-Fi on the majority of the fleets worldwide, we hope to be able to reach an audience of more than 200 million passengers a year within five years.”
Freely accessible from any device, SKYdeals is available to passengers from Air France Connect, the connectivity portal of the operator.
In-flight Shoppertainment consists of a set of dynamic commercial offers, allowing:
- Flyover offers: preferred offers triggered according to the area and the country overflown and are only available during the flyover time.
- Group Buying offers: passengers on the same flight may grouped together to obtain more advantageous offers.
- Flash sales: these offers are valid for 15 minutes at specific times during the flight.
- Flying Auctions: Real auctions lasting the time of the flight.
The ambition of this first deployment is a live trial of all these new offers with travellers from all nationalities and on a large number of routes.