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Google Flights Will Now Predict Why Planes Are Late

Posted on February 7, 2018

Google is rolling out a few new features to its Google Flights search engine to help travelers tackle some of the more frustrating aspects of air travel – delays and the complexities of the cheaper, Basic Economy fares.

With regard to delays, Google Flights won’t just be pulling in information from the airlines directly, however – it will take advantage of its understanding of historical data and its machine learning algorithms to predict delays that haven’t yet been flagged by airlines themselves.

TechCrunch article here

Related Topics: airlines, airports, customer service, flight tracking, mobile technology

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