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Startup Volantio Closes $6 Million Funding Round With Help From Alaska Airlines and JetBlue

Volantio, an optimization startup that has many airline customers, said on Thursday it had closed a $6 million Series A fundraising. DiamondStream Partners, an aviation and aerospace venture capital firm, led the round in the Atlanta-based company. Alaska Airlines, one of Volantio's customers, also took an equity stake. JetBlue Technology Ventures, IAG, Amadeus Ventures, and…

Online Travel

Airline Tech Startups Try to Adapt to Brutal Sales Market

We checked in with about a half dozen airline tech startups. Generally speaking, they're blending realism with optimism.

Airline Tech Startups Try to Adapt to Brutal Sales Market

Online Travel

Amadeus Backs Startup Volantio to Help Airlines Manage Overbooked Flights

Props to Volantio, which won the Air Pitch startup competition at Skift Global Forum last year, for now getting investment and sales support from Amadeus.

Amadeus Backs Startup Volantio to Help Airlines Manage Overbooked Flights

Airlines

Winner Announced in the First Air Pitch Startup Competition, from Skift and the Accenture Amadeus Alliance

If you think the global airline industry is impervious to change but in need of major disruption, you’re not alone. That’s why Skift and the Accenture Amadeus Alliance launched their first Air Pitch Startup Competition to highlight three companies that are bringing innovation to the sector.

Winner Announced in the First Air Pitch Startup Competition, from Skift and the Accenture Amadeus Alliance

Airlines

This Startup Is Helping Airlines Manage Overbooked Flights

It's nice to see airlines leverage new technology to help solve an old problem. Overbooking doesn't have to be bad because an airline can usually reward passengers willing to take another flight. Often, passengers are thrilled with what their carrier offers.

This Startup Is Helping Airlines Manage Overbooked Flights

Airlines

United Has a New Way to Make Money From Overbooked Flights

If you’ve bought a seat on a flight that gets overbooked, United may try to resell it. But don’t freak out: There’s a financial upside for flyers who can be flexible. Kudos to Volantio, a travel tech startup, for powering the service.

United Has a New Way to Make Money From Overbooked Flights