Air France/KLM have just announced the launch of a new subsidiary, BigBlank “startup studio” to fister innovation for travel They aim to launch their first startup in spring 2019.
Incubators or innovation labs have become popolar with various airlines, but success still remains to be proven.
Don’t be afraid of leaving the comfort zone and experience how effective it is to work with agile suppliers
XXL Solutions` CEO Ursula Silling moderated a panel with four super innovative and super smart best-of-breed providers for the airline industry at the IATA AIR in Rome in October 2018. Alexander von Bernstorff at inteRES, Hélène Millet at Conztanz, Peter Schoeber at LHSystems and Urs Kipfer at Datatrans demonstrated how they could deliver more speed AND more innovation compared to one-stop-shop vendors, with smart solutions based on NDC and ONE Order..Read More
We foster innovation and make things happen in the digital age for airlines, airports, rail, other travel, travel tech start ups. Our extensive expertise covers all commercial areas including customer experience and customer services, state of the art loyalty, product development, distribution and sales, customer driven revenue management and network development.Read More
The innovative start up Trvl Porter was among finalists at Travel Tech Con and awarded prize by XXL Solutions
Trvl Porter is a company transforming the way that people travel by eliminating luggage and lending a personalized, pre-styled wardrobe awaiting travellers at their destination, a taste of local design included.Read More
In the digital world RM has become even more important than before in terms of revenue creation and optimisation. Roles of sales, distribution and requirements for revenue management and pricing are changing as a result.Read More
We participate in and / or organise webinars, strategic hackathons, tech, digital and retail events and do a lot of trend scouting to ensure we can be up to speed and support you to do things differently and to create your future.Read More
How innovatino changes the world - Leveraging innovation through insight into other industries, by Bratati Ghosh, CMO at IBS SoftwareRead More
Ursula Silling, CEO & Founder of XXL Solutions - do things differently, talks about the 5 key technologies you need to know. She puts the technologies into perspective as an enabler for business targets.Read More
Managing disruption and customer service in the social age
Over 2 hours per day spent on social networks and messaging.Read More
#CES 2018: Food store AI sees what you put in basket - making check out even simpler & giving information about the customer to the physical store similar to the online world; loyalty through convenience?
This is turned into reality by Aipoly, the most mentioned startup at #CES2018 on social mediaRead More
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It will be linked to an app serving as a digital card and offering services such as management of points and discounts.Read More
Would life not be easier if you returned home after a long trip and your fridge was filled? In a cooperation with REWE Lufthansa tries to come closer to this vision. Customers from Germany can order what they need during their flight and choose when they want this to be delivered to their home.Read More
In San Francisco a range of companies have begun trialling small robots that can deliver food and other goods.
This could open new possibilities for airlines and airports: Skip the catering on board - poor quality, high cost, low margins, problems with flight attendants - and benefit from the high quality food stores at the airport, delivery at gate by a robot. The customer has choice and pays for what she really wants.Read More