The Up & Beyond events by FlyingLab are a series of unique in-flight experiences, offering an open innovation platform for exchange, networking and co-creation.
It’s a place for industry experts and partners to make the impact of digitalisation and innovation on all aspects of life both visible and tangible. It’s a space to test and envision products and experiences of tomorrow.
Originating from a special occasion, like this year’s co-located Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX)/ International Flight Services Association (IFSA) Global EXPO and Future Travel Experience (FTE) Global, the Up & Beyond event by FlyingLab is bringing together a community of experts and partners to start the dialogue already onboard. The core topics of the Up & Beyond events by FlyingLab and from its community stem from the field of technology, well-being, Zeitgeist and sustainability.
The Up & Beyond event takes you on an immersive journey that begins on the ground, soars through the skies, and continues to inspire long after touchdown. Beginning on the ground at the departing airport, participants gather at the gate or an exclusive airport lounge. Here, you'll have the opportunity to connect with fellow attendees, engage in networking activities, and immerse yourself in the excitement of the upcoming journey.
As the flight takes off, the main event unfolds in a dedicated cabin space onboard the Lufthansa Airlines aircraft. This specially designed environment sets the stage for captivating presentations, interactive discussions, and thought-provoking sessions. Immerse yourself in the cutting-edge concepts, innovative technologies, and visionary ideas that shape the future of air travel.
Upon arrival at the destination, participants will have the opportunity to connect beyond the flight at the conference or event at the destination.
September 17, 2023
Join us for this year’s Up & Beyond event to the co-located Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX)/ International Flight Services Association (IFSA) Global EXPO and Future Travel Experience (FTE) Global 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Get inspired on how air travel could look in 2030 and arrive in Los Angeles with time to spare before the co-located APEX/IFSA and FTE shows. The event will set off with the Lufthansa Airlines operated flight LH452 aboard an Airbus A350 from Munich on Sunday, September 17, 2023.
The Up & Beyond event is a unique gathering that brings together aviation enthusiasts, industry professionals, and passionate travelers. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of captivating discussions, groundbreaking technology showcases, and networking opportunities that will leave you inspired and empowered.
At Up & Beyond events by FlyingLab, we believe in the power of exceptional experiences to transform the future of air travel. Our motto “Exploring Exceptional Experiences” encapsulates the spirit of curiosity and innovation that drives this event. This year’s event is dedicated to exploring new horizons and pushing the boundaries of what is possible. From sustainability and connectivity to digitalization and personalization, we will delve into the key trends shaping the aviation industry. Together we will embark on a journey of discovery, envisioning the exceptional experiences that lie ahead for passengers in 2030 and beyond.
Together we will embark on a journey of discovery, envisioning the exceptional experiences that lie ahead for passengers in 2030 and beyond, in alignment with the overarching show theme of “Air Transport 2030”, which will permeate every aspect of the event. The co-located FTE Global and APEX/IFSA Global EXPO will bring the best of the airport and inflight realms under one roof for the first time. Together, the shows will create the largest gathering of air transport executives from around the world in North America in 2023. It will be unlike any event you have attended before and you will walk away inspired with a comprehensive knowledge on the latest ideas and concepts from the sector.
FlyingLab is a brand of the Lufthansa Group family, driving and enabling Innovation as well as agile ways of working within Lufthansa and beyond. FlyingLab entails various capabilities like Innovation support and agile coaching, tools and methods, creativity & co-working facilities as well as the Up & Beyond Events.
Get inspired and relive the previous Up & Beyond event, where industry leaders, innovators, and aviation enthusiasts gathered to visit the APEX EXPO in 2019.
Are you interested in being part of this year’s Up & Beyond event by FlyingLab to the co-located APEX/IFSA Global EXPO and FTE Global as a speaker, or to showcase your product or service during the flight? Or do you even want to plan your own Up & Beyond Event with us?
Contact us via FlyingLab(at)dlh.de
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The Lufthansa Group Innovation Runway team supports promising innovations in the focus areas of operations, passenger and sustainability on their way to implementation by bringing together the right experts or providing funding.