The upcoming APEX EXPO, the world’s largest event on the passenger experience in the aviation industry, will be held from 24 to 27 September in Bostonm USA.
This year, for the first time in the history of the event, the kick-off will take place above the clouds.
On 22 September, Lufthansa will treat guests to the Lufthansa FlyingLab APEX EXPO on an Airbus A350, an exclusive pre-conference on board Flight LH424 from Munich to Boston.
A special gate event in Munich will set the mood for the passengers. Lufthansa is organizing this FlyingLab in cooperation with APEX and Lufthansa Systems.
The IT subsidiary of Lufthansa is a pioneer in aviation digitalization and is providing the technical basis for the conference, among other things.
During the conference 10,000 meters over the Atlantic, passengers will enjoy 6 presentations on the passenger experience of the future. The topics will include innovative lighting concepts, modern cabin designs, new seating and communication options.
Videos of each presentation will be streamed live via WiFi to passengers’ smartphones, tablets or laptops. During the presentations, passengers can use their devices to send questions to the speakers, which will be answered live afterwards.
To ensure that all of the technology runs smoothly, Lufthansa Systems has installed a WiFi network on board based on the multi-award-winning BoardConnect digital platform, the new features of which Lufthansa Systems will unveil at the APEX EXPO in Boston.
The Lufthansa FlyingLab is a component of the Group’s digitalization strategy. With this unique in-flight conference, Lufthansa is again positioning itself as a leader in the field of digitalization.