The 1st edition of the IATA Innovation Day took place in Geneva on 31st May. This in person event brought together 85 attendees from Accelerate@IATA start-ups, IATA Digital Innovation Strategic Partners, Digital Think Tank members, New Experience Travel Technologies (NEXTT) initiatives, Cargo ONE Record and IT leaders communities (pdf).
The agenda (pdf) focus was around the customer as reference and the industry perspective on Digital Transformation, including airline distribution.
The IATA Innovation Day also showcased several solutions to support the airlines in the transition to digital. As the industry moves forward, new challenges appear, and digitalization represents an important opportunity in this space.
This event was the starting point to build an Aviation Innovation Community in order to support the articulation of the Innovation roadmap to be shared with the industry.