MIAMI —Today, is the future. Or at least it was people thought a quarter century ago when Emmet “Doc” Brown and Marty McFly traveled to back in 1985 in the film “Back to the Future II”
Interestingly, the vision that director Robert Zemeckis had on the future was somewhat accurate, including video phone calls, virtual glasses, 3D movies, dehydrated food and endless movie sequels, but what the director was unable to forecast was how the trilogy became a cult, and how computers now would allow people to create, share or exchange contents or in other words: the onset of the social media era.
Let’s take a look at how airlines and aviation-related channels are feeding our nostalgia with gigawatts of creative messages via twitter:
The way we see it, if you’re gonna build a flying machine made of dreams, why not do it with some style? #FutureDay https://t.co/G8UcfO04Ym
— American Airlines (@AmericanAir) October 21, 2015
‘Roads? Where we are going we don’t need roads.’ #backtothefuture pic.twitter.com/5GkbleIFvy — Royal Dutch Airlines (@KLM) October 21, 2015
Great Scott! We’ve made a few upgrades to our Boeing 737s… Happy #BackToTheFuture Day! pic.twitter.com/HkCgS2G1vg — Air North (@flyairnorth) October 21, 2015
Great Scott! It turns out Doc installed ADS-B in the DeLorean! https://t.co/bU3zxlt538#BackToTheFuture#BTTF2015pic.twitter.com/TiBa00sJ6L — Flightradar24 (@flightradar24) October 21, 2015
Welcome Marty McFly. Hi Doc!