LONDON—IATA hopes to simplify the relationship between airlines and technology providers with a platform similar to Apple’s App Store called Travel Grid. Air travel is overly fragmented, with each passenger journey involving many companies using their own technologies and ways of communicating, IATA head of innovation Juan Iván Martín said Nov. 14 at the Accelerate Aviation conference in London. That fragmentation limits industry innovation, he said. “We try ...


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