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The first industry-owned accelerator where airlines and startups converge for innovation

The world has entered into the digital age and airline passengers want to benefit from digital opportunities. Airlines’ future performance will depend on how quickly they can adapt by meeting their customers’ digital expectations to deliver a seamless travel experience. 

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Accelerate@IATA will look at industry driven initiatives and startups will have their products and solutions adapted to market demand. The plan is to accelerate 20 to 30 startups per year, matching their solutions with industry requirements, resulting in several pilots or implementations with leading airlines involved in this new approach. Our accelerator supports selected startups through education, mentorship, and potential financing from corporate partners.

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IATA (International Air Transport Association) represents some 290 airlines comprising 82% of global air traffic.

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Our focus areas include:

  • New Distribution Capability
  • One Order
  • Payment Solutions
  • AI-Based Retailing
  • Dynamic Pricing
  • Dynamic Packaging

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