Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Shop online as you fly to and from Kempegowda International Airport

Bengaluru: Passengers at Kempegowda International Airport can now shop online in flight and later pick-up the goods from a place of their choice.
BIAL has partnered with Ace Turtle, an omni-channel platform company, to digitize travel experience of the passengers.
Passengers can pre-book food from the BLR Airport app or website and collect the order from restaurants and food outlets at the airport. It also has a facility for passengers to order a product and choose the option to collect it at arrival or departure from collection points within the airport
They can also order products from their favorite stores at the airport kiosks and get them delivered at their addresses or collect from the designated airport areas.
Ace Turtle claimed BIAL was the first airport in India to enable omni-channel commerce experience for travelers.
Hari Marar, Managing Director and CEO of BIAL, said,“This partnership will go a long way in delivering seamless retail experience for brands and create greater value for our passengers.”
Nitin Chhabra, CEO, Ace Turtle said, “Travel retail in India is booming, making airports a potential revenue generator for many brands and retailers. Over the past few years, the BLR Airport has emerged as one of the fastest growing airports in the world and has created brand new opportunities for retailers to reach out millions of premium customers travelling for business or leisure”.
20/02/18 Christian Mathew Philip/Times of India

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