How One Boston Startup is Overcoming Flight Delays and Cancellations

June 7, 2017

Zimmerman spoke about the multitude of data the platform amalgamates in order to compute prices correctly and calculate the appropriate quotes. The ‘cutting edge predictive analytics tool takes into consideration weather data, flight pricing and availability, to price the booking solution and to inform companies of the micro risk their travellers are facing every day.’

Using these dynamic data sets they are able to construct and train deep learning algorithms to generate an accurate output determining the likelihood of these disruptions. He explained are not an insurance company, but a ‘technical company solving a technical problem’ to help improve the industry by buying ‘low cost last minute airline tickets that typically go unsold’.

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