Exploring the dynamic landscape of evolving transport modes and emerging innovators in our final chapter of The Great Inversion series.
By exploring airline investments in startups, we discover which carriers lead in startup engagement and commitment to radical innovation.
Corporate venture capital (CVC) is mission-critical to unlock radical innovation. This also applies to the airline industry. Find out which airlines are leading.
We examine the sweeping transition from isolated transactions to enduring relational engagements in the travel industry.
This week, a top index member, Virgin Galactic, grabbed headlines and not for reasons any company would desire.
We have updated our mapping of the leading 70+ startups shaping the next era of aviation.
We uncovered the airline industry’s innovation landscape. Which airlines prioritize innovation, and how will this impact the traveler journey?
This is the introduction to our latest research series—The Great Inversion. It’s our core industry thesis decoding the future of Travel and Mobility.
We identified three airport startups trying to address the shortcomings of airport apps. They include Airsiders, Inflyter, and SkipQ.
Watch our brand-new AI-powered video format summarizing our latest research piece on the startup airline decline.
The airline industry is experiencing a never-before-seen decline in the new formation of airlines. This will likely lead to a lack of innovation.
Despite an increase in the adoption of travel-related mobile apps, airport apps haven't been popular with passengers. Airports are wondering what to do.
With China lifting its travel bans, global air travel capacity is almost back at pre-pandemic levels.
What are some of the most interesting travel innovation areas we will see emerge in the years to come? Find out in our 2022 startup trends report.
eVTOL has been the most frequently funded category out of all New Air Travel technologies.
How did the TNMT Market Index perform in November? Let’s review the past four weeks, incl. news of Bird fabricating its revenue figures.
Mapping the major new-air travel technologies on the Gartner-like hype cycle, including hydrogen and electric flying, air taxis, and many more.
The frequency of news related to hydrogen aircraft have rapidly trended upwards since 2020.
The average CO2 output of private business jets is about 10 times higher than a regular Airbus or Boeing commercial aircraft.
We set out to identify the most attractive travel destinations for Blurred Travel and remote workers.
How do airline executives perceive the current state of the aviation industry? To get a better sense, we analyzed the earnings calls of major airlines.
In today's edition, we talk about NFTs and crypto and how they have been applied in the travel industry so far, especially by airlines.
We discuss how the pandemic-induced work revolution is blurring the lines between the home and office as well as business and leisure travel.
We decoded the hype cycle of a hydrogen-powered aircraft future by turning to Wikipedia and analyzing editing activity.
Wikipedia turns out to make a very interesting trend indicator. Aviation biofuel aka sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) is a good example for this.
We analyzed airline investments into promising Green Aero Tech ventures working to minimize climate impacts from air travel.
Across the unique transport categories of airlines, air taxis, and urban mobility, we identified the most discussed companies in 2021.
Comparing global flight capacity in the airline industry in 2021 vs. 2020 vs. 2019.
The progression of flight capacity by region signals the trajectories of a potential flight-demand return.
Weekly updated y-o-y changes in mobile-app usage across major categories in Travel and Mobility Tech.
We explored the next generation of online travel distribution by analyzing the state of social media for travel inspiration and booking.
A modern-day mega-trend, sustainability is the most relevant commercial force of innovation shaping the travel and aviation sectors.
We compared the favorite virtual work use cases to predict their long-term viability by quantifying consumer and investor interest.
A few airlines are finally betting on re-imagining the airline mobile app experience including AirAsia, the world’s most digitally aggressive airline app.
People crave to travel again: 44% of travelers plan to treat themselves and splurge on travel, lodging, and vacation this summer.
As flight demand is expected to pick up again, airport infrastructure might soon face a serious capacity crunch.
Travel experts from companies like Amadeus, Skift, and BCD Travel provide their predictions on the future of business travel post-Covid.
The data chart of the week comes from Eurocontrol who calculated that half of CO2 emissions in 2020 came from just 6% of flights: the long-haul ones.
This report provides a data-driven view into the state of the air taxi ecosystem including a patent analysis ranking eVTOL technology leaders.
What worries travelers the most? Analyzing social and news media posts related to Covid-19 measures taken by airports and airlines.
We analyzed the emission of greenhouse gases by means of transport, and put it in relation to overall media attention.
Video-conferencing company Zoom is now worth more than the 15 largest airlines in the world.
Research study finds out: the more people are tweeting negatively about an airline's service, the worse the carrier’s profit forecasts.
We analyzed 15,000+ airline reviews on TripAdvisor with NLP for an objective analysis on how to (finally) fix the air-travel experience.
We surveyed 500+ travelers from East Asia to better understand their attitudes, perceptions, and behaviours in the new COVID-19 reality.
The Market Recovery Map (MRM) provides airlines with a simple, yet accurate and dynamic tool to identify the most promising travel routes early on.
Gleb Tritus, Managing Director of the Lufthansa Innovation Hub, discusses how the 2020s will become the most pivotal decade for our sector.
A comparison of airlines' stock price performance during COVID-19, SARS, H1N1 and MERS.
Comparing air travel volume across the United States, Europe and Asia by analyzing air traffic data.
We analyzed app download trends in China over the past few weeks to predict how long it will take the industry to overcome the initial Covid-19 shock.
Comparing air travel capacity across the United States, Europe, and Asia during Covid-19 times indicates China is on a path to recovery.
Together with price-prediction booking platform Hopper, we tested whether travelers’ intentions to travel greener translate into action.
With one of the first-ever price sensitivity surveys among air travelers, we evaluated the feasibility of a supersonic air-travel comeback.
The Airline Digital Index (ADiX) quantifies the degree of digitalization of 26 major airlines in Europe and the Americas.
We scouted all relevant startups operating within airports and analyzed the hurdles for them to prosper in this hostile environment.
Together with price-prediction booking platform Hopper, we tested travelers’ responsiveness towards greener air-travel options.
Lots of private money is flowing into the space industry. Space tourism and asteroid mining are only two of the potential use cases.
We used AI to analyze the major topics discussed by banking analysts and the top management of five major airlines during 60 earnings calls.
Our survey of 850 travelers reveals how passengers check in for their flights and what bothers them about current check-in processes.
Fluctuating airline prices are a major pain point in the eyes of most travelers. Airlines need to come up with new revenue management models.
Taking a plane from A to B is only one component of the entire door-to-door travel experience. How airlines need to adapt and innovate to stay relevant.