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Why does the financial community not value digital innovation at airlines?
Why does the financial community not value digital innovation at airlines?
By Lennart Dobravsky - Lufthansa Innovation Hub  | March 20, 2019
Lufthansa Innovation Hub used AI to analyze the major themes discussed by Wall Street and top management executives of five major airlines during earnings calls between 2015 and 2018. Read More
Opinion | Technology
Lufthansa invests alongside Hopper, plotting collaboration on artificial intelligence-led tools
Lufthansa invests alongside Hopper, plotting collaboration on artificial intelligence-led tools
By Kevin May | January 23, 2019
A "multimillion-dollar" deal will include a research collaboration and help spearhead the Canada-based price prediction platform's expansion into Europe. Read More
News | Technology
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ETTSA takes antitrust complaint against Lufthansa to the European Commission
By Linda Fox | December 20, 2018
ETTSA, the lobbying body for GDSs and OTAs, has filed another complaint with the European Commission against Lufthansa Group. Read More
News | Distribution
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Lufthansa releases B2B travel platform Yilu from stealth mode
By Linda Fox | November 29, 2018
Lufthansa Group has launched Yilu, a B2B startup that grew out of its innovation hub. Read More
News | Distribution
Lufthansa sees momentum for NDC in 2019, introduces incentives to drive adoption
Lufthansa sees momentum for NDC in 2019, introduces incentives to drive adoption
By Linda Fox | November 22, 2018
Lufthansa is expecting bookings via its NDC channels to gain momentum in the next year as an increasing number of travel agencies sign up. Read More
News | Distribution
Lufthansa partners with IBM Watson for AI-driven advertising
Lufthansa partners with IBM Watson for AI-driven advertising
By Linda Fox | October 19, 2018
Lufthansa is claiming a first with the launch of an advertising campaign using artificial intelligence from IBM Watson Ads. Read More
News | Technology
Overcoming the many challenges to make blockchain work for airline distribution
Overcoming the many challenges to make blockchain work for airline distribution
By Linda Fox | October 11, 2018
Airlines are experimenting with different use cases blockchain and some see real potential for distribution. Read More
News | Technology
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How AI might alleviate planning headaches for airlines
By Linda Fox | September 13, 2018
Airlines are hoping artificial intelligence could do away with many of the traditional planning processes in the industry. Read More
News | Technology
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The evolution of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub - internal projects, partnerships and investments
By Linda Fox | August 6, 2018
Founded in early 2014 as a standalone subsidiary of the Lufthansa Group, the Innovation Hub has evolved in focus as well as in its internal projects, partnerships and investments. Read More
News | Startups
Airlines take up blockchain challenge
Airlines take up blockchain challenge
By Marisa Garcia | July 30, 2018
While blockchain is still in the early stages of review in the airline industry, two airlines recently took big leaps forward. Lufthansa and SAP have partnered to launch the “world’s first aviation Read More
News | Technology
Regulator called out for not enforcing airline distribution rules
Regulator called out for not enforcing airline distribution rules
By Linda Fox | July 20, 2018
ETTSA, the organisation representing GDS and OTAs, has lodged a complaint against the European Commission for failing to enforce airline distribution regulations. Read More
News | Distribution
ETTSA complains about EC response to Lufthansa's DCC
ETTSA complains about EC response to Lufthansa's DCC
By Rob Gill | July 19, 2018
The European Technology & Travel Services Association (ETSSA) has launched a formal complaint against the European Commission for failing to take action over Lufthansa’s imposition of a surcharge Read More
News | Distribution
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Lufthansa targets Asia Pacific hotspots for tech innovation
By Kevin May | July 5, 2018
Lufthansa Group's Innovation Hub is expanding to the Far East in a bid to capture some of the buzz and prowess of the tech community in two key centers in the region. Read More
News | Startups
Stuck in the mud - when airline distribution partnerships go wrong
Stuck in the mud - when airline distribution partnerships go wrong
By Pamela Whitby | June 8, 2018
Legacy agreements signed with the global distributions systems (GDSs) are giving business airline bmi a headache. Antony Price, director marketing & customer, bmi, says it is currently stuck in Read More
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VIDEO: Airline distribution at a tipping point
VIDEO: Airline distribution at a tipping point
By PhocusWire | June 7, 2018
Lufthansa created a huge stir in the airline industry three years ago when it introduced a surcharge for all bookings made via the global distribution systems. Read More
News | Distribution