KLM, Air France other Major Airlines about to embrace Blockchain technology


The Airline industry is about to make a huge difference with the use of Blockchain technology; key players in the industry including KLM, Air France are looking at the possibility of getting their entire systems running on Blockchain.

The aim is to put a premium on the airline’s ability to maintain its in-service airplanes in tip-top condition,

At a 2017 webinar participated by the airline, together with technology firm Microsoft and software for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) systems provider Ramco Aviation, Air France KLM business unit director of innovation, James Kornberg, said that his team is studying a clear business case for Blockchain use to enhance maintenance processes and workflows.

“The use case has to be realistic. The four features of Blockchain are resilience, traceability, integrity, and disintermediation, and are well suited to the aviation supply chain.”


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