[PODCAST] Revolutionizing The Airport Experience

ai podcast robotics travel Apr 09, 2019

About this Discussion: 

When you think of the evolution of airline travel over the past 20 years, you may think a lot about fees, but that's about it. Ajay Vonkarey found a way to utilize the wasted time for business travelers and streamline the airport processes we had learned to just expect.

As a true entrepreneur who saw a problem, Ajay developed the solution.

In this episode, we discussed the origins of Flyght Club, and how it's transformed in just a few short years since inception. We also discussed the technologies this application is utilizing and what is on the horizon for this evolving business.

About Ajay Vonkarey:

With over 15 years of industry experience, Ajay Vonkarey runs a successful IT services company. Working with Fortune 500 companies, he has developed extensive experience in business process management, design, and execution of large scale software solutions. As a frequent traveler for business, Ajay Vonkarey has experienced the downsides, issues and challenges of business travel. With the goal of making business travel productive, fun and easy, he developed FLYGHT CLUB. 

Want to know more? You can find the app on Android and iOS stores. You can find it flyghtclub.net.

Ajay can be reached at LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ajayv0212/

Episode Highlights:

2:00 - The story of why Flyght Began

5:50 - The evolution of the app, and what it turned into.

7:30 - Are users more interested in the networking side of the app or the grab and go?

9:55 - Storytelling time about some success in using the apps.

12:35 - Applying the #AI hastag. How exactly did this platform come to live, and how are they utilizing this technology?

15:05 - How many of your LinkedIn contacts do you actually know? How Flyght Club and help you increase that number.

16:00 - New things that are getting added to the app.

18:35 - Another hashtag #robotics, and how it applies to this company (it’s actually really cool!)

19:25 - Having the legalities conversation and making it all work with the various restaurants in the airports

21:25 - Is nickel and dining the name of the game now of airlines, and are we just supposed to accept this?

25:50 - What kind of security has to be considered, and what has Flyght Club already done to protect its users

31:30 - What are the biggest adaption challenges that Flyght Club has faced?

34:15 - Do we need to worry about our security when we’re flying?

36:00 - What other features are coming down the line for Flyght Club (think Pre-check help)

Want to know more? You can find the app on Android and iOS stores. You can find it flyghtclub.net.

 

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