Cockpit Innovation was the first of its kind, an airline venture arm with a mission to enhance innovation and invest in early-stage entrepreneurs with disruptive technologies in the fields of Aviation and Air Travel. Established by EL AL Israel Airlines in 2015, Cockpit Innovation gained fast traction, partnering with Jet Blue Airlines and Lufthansa Systems and, at the same time, welcoming new shareholders, Boeing Industries and Gate Group.
We have built our three main pillars around innovative products, venture creation, and strategic investments to partner globally with startups for digital transformation in the emerging era.
WHAT WE DO
We screen and profile solutions for identified challenges across industries
We develop industry designated and innovative solutions. By partnering with startups we build products and validate them with our ecosystem
We build an holistic training and educational programs to airlines and airports in cybersecurity, data science & analytics
We apply innovation across our network that leading to direct and meaningful business impact
We invest and scale promising early-stage startups developing cutting-edge solutions in the field of Aerospace and Air-Travel
Founded by EL AL Israel Airline and Initiation of Air-Travel Investment Fund
Implemented first accelerator in partnership with JetBlue Airways
Welcomed new shareholder, aircraft manufacturer, Boeing
Launched special innovation program with Lufthansa Systems
Welcomed new shareholder, culinary giant, gategroup
Initiated Cybersecurity for Aviation program