Corporate Venture Capital activity in Travel and Mobility Tech has soared in the last few years. The share of investment rounds with at least one CVC investor involved reached a record-high 40% in 2018 as our report on The State of Travel & Mobility Tech illustrates.

Airlines have also followed this trend as the ranking of the ten most active airlines showcases. The ranking is based on the number of startup investment deals per carrier.

# Airline# InvestmentsTargets
1JetBlue27Lacuna, Transparent, Universal Hydrogen, Bizly, Node, Volantio, Lumo, Joby Aviation, Redeam,, Flyr, Filament, Betterez, Claire, Mozio, Zunum Aero, CoinFlip, Recharge, JetSuiteX, SeatAssignMate, Gladly, Skyhour, Unicobag, Slice Labs, Shape Security, Miles, Stride Travel
2KLM*18RazorSecure, Aiir Innovations, Robin, Ampyx Power, C Teleport, Synple, Undagrid, We4Sea, Mobian, ViriCiti, Calendar42, Plotwise, SupplyStack, Multi Pilot Simulations, Versa, MI Airline, Eye On Air, Snocom
3Qantas Airways14Mad Paws, Volantio, Meeco, Leezair, Data Republic, Landmarks ID, Travelshoot, Pawshake, easyshare, LoanDolphin, Aeroster, Coverhero, Birch, Boozebud
4AirAsia10Eko, RedTix, Vidi, RedBox Logistics, RedCargo Logistics, Ourshop, ROKKI, travel360, BigPay, BIG Loyalty
5El Al Airlines9shopnfly, BidFlyer, Claire, NSLComm, Routier, AeroCRS, Quicklizard, Splitty Travel, SeatAssignMate
6Hahn Air9BYHOURS,, Distribusion, Nezasa, Beach-Inspector, Caravelo, Familionet, Schuler Fahrzeugbau, tripl
7United Airlines9Alder Fuels, Heart Aerospace, Journera, GetThere (GTHR), Fulcrum Bioenergy, BCKSTGR, CLEAR, 1PointFive, Archer
8easyJet**7LuckyTrip, WeSki, Dohop, Flio, car&away, Flightsayer (Lumo), FetchyFox
9IAG6Esplorio, Volantio, VChain Technology, Monese, Resolver, Migacore
10UPS Cargo Aviation
6Fleet Logistics, Sudu, Optoro, Ally Commerce, Deliv, eHatchery

* KLM investments include those through the Mainport Innovation Funds I & II
** easyJet investments include startups they work with through Founders Factory

Disclaimer: Our ranking is purely based on investments in startups and does not include joint ventures, private equity deals, or traditional M&A activity.

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