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“The jumbo plane first flew in 1969, and it will nevertheless be flying in 2039” – so said Bernard Harford at a talk working in london to launch his new guide, Fifty Points that Produced the Contemporary Economy.
Whilst the specialized innards of the Boeing 747 have been changed in the past half-century, the “Undercover Economist” has been directing out that the particular passenger experience (at minimal in economy) have not really changed much. Neither the speed of the aircraft.
How bio-metrics can make airport queues some thing from the past.
British Airways programs still have 23 large jets in service in 2020, and Boeing remains building the things in Seattle. So it’s likely the 747 will be flying three score years and ten after the maiden take-off.
At minimum parts of the traveling experience have become more streamlined. You can guide a flight in secs on your smartphone and download the boarding pass, that will get you as far as the departure gate before you have any interaction with a human airline representative. However, formality of having your passport and boarding pass checked is likely soon to be automated, perhaps outsourced to a robotic.
Yet for hotel visitors, the check-in experience has not changed in generations, never mind decades. There are a front desk, with a person who may greet you with an engaging smile or a faint expression of discomfort that you have disrupted their amusement: once when a time with a crossword puzzle, nowadays on social media. However the connection, whether nice or joyless, is unavoidable. That is unusual, give the power of the smartphone to change travel as it has other aspects of life.