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SRB: Walk-In Cabin Simulators For Travel Agents

Sat Oct 28, 2006 3:16 am

Sir Richard Branson, the chairman of Virgin Atlantic holding company Virgin group, revealed his vision for the travel agent of the future to include full video cabin interior simulators.

In an interview for Flight stablemate Australian travel agents' trade magazine Travel Weekly, Branson says he expects passengers to be able to walk onboard three-dimensional computer mock-ups of aircraft cabins when booking flights. The move will ensure travel agents' survival in the wake of online booking, as the large chains will be able to fund the investment in simulators...

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