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Cancun – Innovation in aviation can be created with a specific intention and comes from looking at what customers value, where there is a need in the market place and how, through design, one can offer what a customer wants.

And there is still a lot more that can be done in this regard in the aviation industry, delegates heard during a panel discussion at the 73rd annual AGM of the International Air Transport Association (Iata).

Tripadvisor, for instance, started with an idea conceived in a little room above a pizza shop and involved how to connect consumers directly to the travel process. It now has about 400 million people visit the site per month.

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