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Times of Israel: Airline group seeks Israeli tech to improve travel

October 31, 2016, 12:45pm – British Airways’s parent company, IAG, searching for sabra startups to join accelerator program for aviation industry.

Sometimes taking a flight can be a torment and arriving at a gate a real odyssey. Many flight companies are investing significant amounts of money to improve their services, but the new ideas are never enough. For this reason, International Airlines Group, one of the world’s largest airline groups, has created Hangar 51 — a global startup accelerator program to scout for new ideas in Israel among other places.

IAG — the parent company of British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia and Vueling — is eager to attract Israeli startups to its program. “The wealth of start-ups and innovation in the market makes Israel a key target for Hangar 51,” IAG said in an emailed statement. “IAG is keen to discover and work with disruptive Israeli start-ups” that can help “transform the aviation industry.”….Read More>>

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