gategroup is to invest in Cockpit Innovation, the Israeli-based industry venture fund.
According to the company, the investment will help identify new airline and passenger needs, provide access to a number of projects and start-ups as well as shorten their introduction to market. As a result, gategroup will enhance the customer experience by providing best-in-class solutions combined with cutting edge customisation.
“gategroup is constantly seeking out groundbreaking new ideas in culinary, retail onboard and technology solutions to enhance the customer experience and bring additional value to our airline customers,” said gategroup’s CEO Xavier Rossinyol.
“Working with Cockpit Innovation will provide unparalleled access to new consumer insights and trends, as well as to a first-class network of startups worldwide to further accelerate delivery of our innovation strategy,” added Rossinyol.