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That social seating on airlines is not just a gimmick, it is a startup

Excerpt from TheNextWeb

Nov 13, 2012 9:48 am

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Social seating hasn’t shown a market yet, but nice feature for airlines, not a startup based on it.

— Rafat Ali

Free Report: The Megatrends Defining Travel in 2015

Avoiding That Guy, and making sure you sit next to someone who rocks is what SeatID is all about.

SeatID does social seating as a SaaS solution for airlines and travel websites, enabling individuals who opt-in the ability to see who else is on the chosen flight. More than that, it also lets people see who will be on other flights before purchasing a ticket.

SeatID has signed a deal with AeroSvit, Ukrainian Airlines. Which is useful for almost no one if we look at the grand scheme of things.

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