Dee Waddell, General Manager, Global Travel & Transportation Industry at IBM is one of the 400 speakers at the World Aviation Festival this September.
Technology has revolutionized the way we travel and will continue to do so.
Airlines might not be able to compete for staffers as aggressively Google, Facebook, and aviation tech startups that are emerging, but flight privileges can help.
“The saying, ‘If it's not Boeing, I'm not going,’ is now considered almost dirty. It's a bad name. That really surprised me,” says Atmosphere Research Group’s Henry Harteveldt.
As airlines strive for more accurate demand forecasting, they find themselves confronted by the very technology implemented to improve revenue management.
“We can give airlines some cushion to defend against tougher times and increase their ability to cope with changing conditions— something machine learning is perfectly suited for."