Marija Stojanović – University Singidunum, Danijelova 32, 11 000 Belgrade, Serbia
Nikica Radović – University Singidunum, Danijelova 32, 11 000 Belgrade, Serbia
Angelina Njeguš – University Singidunum, Danijelova 32, 11 000 Belgrade, Serbia

DOI: https://doi.org/10.31410/EMAN.2021.157


5th International Scientific Conference – EMAN 2021 – Economics and Management: How to Cope With Disrupted Times, Online/Virtual, March 18, 2021, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia; ISBN 978-86-80194-43-1, ISSN 2683-4510

Abstract:

The outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic has attracted more attention and highlighted the
value of public health as well as the need for safe travel. When it comes to the tourism industry affected
by the pandemic, the current global situation requires market transformation and innovation in the
function of renewing tourist travel. Blockchain technologies in air transport are directing their business
solutions towards the most promising opportunities and possibilities of application of this modern
technology, now with a focus on overcoming the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on business in the
tourism industry. Blockchain-based applications have the potential to improve the user experience in
the process of tracking luggage and goods, tracking the health of passengers, managing digital currency
for the purchase of airline tickets, passenger identity management, loyalty programs, and more.
Blockchain technology has already found application in financial management, storage and management
of our personal data and information through a chain that is interconnected in time as a distributed
book that records transactions between the parties involved, securely and permanently. This paper
aims to present the possibilities of Blockchain technology and contribute to raising awareness of the
great potential of application in the business of the airport within the tourism industry.

Keywords:

Blockchain, Air traffic, Airport, Tourism.

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