LAX in Los Angeles is the US’s ‘most innovative large-hub airport’, but that accolade isn’t a new thing: the hub has a history of innovation

The American Association of Airport Executives has selected Los Angeles International (LAX) as the recipient of its 2019 award as the country’s most innovative large-hub…..

Switzerland once again heads the Global Innovation Index, but shifts in the global innovation landscape are materialising and some middle-income economies are on the rise

Switzerland is again ranked as the world’s most-innovative country followed by Sweden, the United States of America (USA), the Netherlands and the United Kingdom (UK),…..

Forget driverless cars, ‘Stan’ is already using robotics to reinvent valet parking

When we discuss how technology is changing the airport experience we tend to focus on subjects such as common-use, self-service check-in kiosks or increasingly now…..

Are you ready for round four? Airbus selects 24 start-ups for its latest BizLab accelerator programme

Airbus has selected 24 new start-ups to join its BizLab for the launch of the fourth accelerator programme, providing a platform to develop previously untapped…..

European nations are ‘energising the world with innovation’, Asian economies are rising up the rankings, while Israel is making impressive moves

The latest annual update to the Global Innovation Index once again sees European nations dominating the ranking and holding eight of the top ten positions……

Who will follow Esplorio, Vchain and Volantio as IAG launches third Hangar 51 global innovation programme?

International Airlines Group (IAG) is launching its third Hangar 51 global innovation programme in collaboration with British Airways, Avios and IAG Cargo. Start-ups from around…..

How will automation, authenticity and blockchain help define the future of travel?

Technology provider to the global travel industry, Sabre Corporation, highlights automation, authenticity and blockchain as key areas of the evolving travel technology landscape and has…..

Rolls-Royce outlines a vision for the future with its digitally driven IntelligentEngine

Rolls-Royce has used this week’s Singapore Airshow in the heart of the booming Asian aviation market to launch its pioneering IntelligentEngine vision, a future based…..

“Digital is not just about the technology. It’s a lot about the mindset.”

International Consolidated Airlines Group’s (IAG) annual Capital Markets Day in early Nov-2017 included an outline of the group’s digital and IT strategies, given by IAG…..

Lufthansa drops check-in requirement for passengers within Europe’s Schengen area

While some low cost carriers are charging unfortunate customers a small fortune to check-in at airports if they fail to check-in online prior to arrival,…..

South Korea, Sweden and Singapore lead in latest global innovation index

South Korea and Sweden once again lead the 2018 edition of the Bloomberg Innovation Index, but the big news is that the United States of…..