With advances in technology, the way in which airlines manage their products, services and operations is changing at a rapid pace. This acceleration of innovation, combined with the inherent complexities of the airline industry and higher customer expectations, have created a prime opportunity for startups.

Letting go of baggage

The airline industry is preparing for an era of unprecedented growth. More passengers will mean more baggage adding to the burden on logistics, and consumer consciousness of the impact of aviation on climate change is also putting pressure on the aviation industry to reduce its carbon footprint. Orok aims to tackle these growth problems on the tarmac, with a fleet of automated, electric-powered karts which would be deployed in ground services baggage handling…

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Source: Forbes.com / Marisa Garcia