News / Startups
Airlines continue startup investment despite industry woes
By Linda Fox | August 10, 2021
Corporate appetite for travel startup investment is strong as IAG launches its sixth accelerator and JetBlue doubles down on its commitment to the model. Read More
JetBlue launches new travel site for customers to book hotels, car rentals
News / Online
JetBlue launches new travel site for customers to book hotels, car rentals
By Jill Menze | March 25, 2021
Called Paisly, JetBlue's new travel website lets consumers book hotels, car rentals and theme park tickets after they've purchased a flight. Read More
How does travel heal itself?
Opinion / Technology
How does travel heal itself?
By Raj Singh - JetBlue Technology Ventures | January 22, 2021
Four trends are poised to redefine the industry in the coming year - and emerging technology has a tremendous opportunity to transform this new travel experience. Read More
News / Distribution
JetBlue calls Fareportal distribution antitrust lawsuit "frivolous"
By Arnie Weissmann - Travel Weekly | January 8, 2021
Fareportal, parent of OTAs CheapOAir and One Travel, filed a lawsuit in federal court alleging that JetBlue Airways violated antitrust laws. Read More
How I Got Here, episode 44 - Azim Barodawala of Volantio
Interview / Technology
How I Got Here, episode 44 - Azim Barodawala of Volantio
By PhocusWire | October 1, 2020
Volantio launched in 2014, bidding to capitalize on a burgeoning need by airlines to embrace the digital world behind the scenes. Barodawala tells the story to Mozio's David Litwak and Kevin May of... Read More
News / Technology
Touchless tech: Airports and airlines take steady steps to restore confidence in flying
By Linda Fox | August 4, 2020
Continuing our series on the new normal in the travel experience, PhocusWire looks at touchless tech initiatives in aviation. Read More
News / Technology
Innovation, automation and collaboration - three ways to get aviation moving safely again
By Linda Fox | May 26, 2020
Airlines are desperate to build confidence among passengers and put them in the planes that are slowly returning to the skies. But it'll take more than that to get aviation moving again. Read More
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News / Technology
JetBlue emphasizes personalization with launch of ByBlue tool
By Steven Lerner | January 31, 2020
JetBlue has unveiled a new platform called ByBlue that allows travelers to book car rentals and other trip offerings with one click. Read More
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News / Startups
Are venture capitalists consciously focusing on sustainability in travel?
By Steven Lerner | January 28, 2020
Although sustainability is gaining momentum among investors, is it advancing in travel?   Read More
offsetting air travel emissions
News / Technology
Offsetting carbon emissions is soaring in air travel - but is it effective?
By Steven Lerner | January 15, 2020
As the movement to reduce carbon emissions through offsetting has grown, so, too, have questions about the efficacy of the endeavor. Read More
News / Startups
VIDEO: JetBlue Tech Ventures on investment pillars, larger checks and non-travel entrepreneurs
By Linda Fox | September 20, 2019
JetBlue Technology Ventures has 24 startups in the portfolio that are seeking to address pain points across the wider business and the customer experience. Read More
News / Startups
Stride walks away with $2.5M in funding for multiday packages platform
By Linda Fox | June 14, 2019
Stride adds $2.5 million to its coffers and launches its TripFinder feature to match travelers to their ideal trips. Read More
JetBlue Tech Ventures Vantage Airport Group partnership
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JetBlue Technology Ventures adds airport partner to spur travel innovation
By Mitra Sorrells | April 25, 2019
Vantage Airport Group joins Air New Zealand as the second partner in JetBlue Technology Ventures' international innovation program. Read More
Why does the financial community not value digital innovation at airlines?
Opinion / Technology
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
Ground transportation part 1 investors
News / Startups
Ground innovation, part 1: The investment path
By Mitra Sorrells | March 4, 2019
In part one in our ground transportation theme series, we talk to investors about startups in the category. Read More