The Future of Air Travel: Innovation From the Ground Up

Mar 14, 2024

2:30pm – 3:30pm CT

Air travel is undergoing a period of rapid innovation as airports, airlines, and technology companies work together to create a more efficient, sustainable, and passenger-friendly experience. With support from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Southwest Airlines, the Ford International Airport created FLITE, one of the first airport-based initiatives in the nation to provide grants and live environment testing to companies focused on bringing emerging air travel technology solutions to market. The panel will discuss the latest air travel trends and how FLITE is leading the way.

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Justine Johnson

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

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Tim Matus

Renu Robotics

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Kaylee Page

Seamless Ventures

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Tory Richardson

Gerald R. Ford International Airport

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