Updating airline technology

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Given the terrifyingly airline seat patents filed in recent years, the future of flying often looks bleak.

But the Singapore Airshow in February 2016 injects hope for an aviation world that we can actually look forward to.

Its mobile app, which has been downloaded more than eight million times, uses big data technology to predict fares as much as 12 months in advance."Our system looks at six to eight billion air fares every day.

Our database has five years of historical fares, that means trillions of prices!

Unlike most current airport apps based around static layout maps, the all-in-one version would use Bluetooth beacons to filter information before sending it to users at the right time.