Cargo Facts Partners with Aviation Innovation Hub Hangar by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) for a Demo Event 

  • Kathryn Grant
  • October 28, 2019
  • Press

Innovative aerospace startups to demo at the 2020 Cargo Facts EMEA event 

NEW YORK, October 28, 2019 — Hangar, an Israel-based aerospace accelerator operated by Aviation Group (formally BEDEK) of IAI, has been named the Official Accelerator Partner for the upcoming Cargo Facts EMEA event on February 3-5, 2020 at The Westin Grand Frankfurt. 

The event features a session of startup demos, where logistics-focused startups can share their product in front of an audience of engaged industry professionals. As the Official Accelerator Partner, the session will feature technology demos from Hangar‘s portfolio as well as selected startups. Additionally, the startups will be showcased in the new Innovation Alley, a dedicated space where attendees can view additional demos and network with these companies. 

“We are thrilled to once again partner with Hangar for this premier event,” said Molly Stewart, Chief Operating Officer of Royal Media, parent company of Cargo Facts EMEA. “We look forward to providing a platform that showcases innovative startups in the industry.” 

Hangar is an innovation accelerator promoting commercial aviation-related technologies and ventures. Founded by Aviation Group$1.25 Billion Group of IAI, Israeli Aerospace Industries, Hangar targets Industry 4.0 companies in order to mutually develop products for the commercial and Military aviation industry. 

The commercial aviation business is experiencing a major digital transformation process, and air cargo is no exception. Big databased solutions will help the air freight industry to move onto the next stage. Last year’s competition brought together excellent companies and we are looking forward to meet 2020 batch,” says Zviya Baron, Head of HANGAR.  

In its second year, Cargo Facts EMEA will offer exclusive access to emerging air-freight technology and provide solutions to challenges affecting today’s air cargo market.  The 2020 agenda will cover industry trends such as creating a digital strategy for carriers, the wider adaptation of electronic booking, levering next generation freighter conversions, and much more.  

To register for Cargo Facts EMEA, please visit  



About Cargo Facts EMEA 

Cargo Facts EMEA is an industry event that will provide deep industry insight into freighter equipment innovation; the rise of own-operated express networks; how the markets of Europe, the Middle East and Africa are reshaping the industry; and much more. The premier event will connect leading EMEA aviation professionals with innovation executives from around the world. 

 Cargo Facts EMEA will be hosted by Cargo Facts, the digital news publication that has covered the airfreight industry for more than 30 years. Cargo Facts is published by New York-based Royal Media, a leading information company. 

About Hangar 

Hangar is an Israeli-based aviation innovation hub promoting technologies which focus on MRO Freight, Condition Analysis, Predictive Maintenance, Supply Chain, and big data analytics. The innovative accelerator was founded by BEDEK IAI in 2017. 

 About Israel Aerospace Industries 

IAI Ltd. is Israel’s largest aerospace and defense company and a globally recognized technology and innovation leader, specializing in developing and manufacturing advanced, state-of-the-art systems for air, space, sea, land, cyber and homeland security. Since 1953, the company has provided advanced technology solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide including: satellites, missiles, weapon systems and munitions, unmanned and robotic systems, radars, C4ISR and more.  IAI also designs and manufactures business jets and aerostructures, performs overhaul and maintenance on commercial aircraft and converts passenger aircraft to refueling and cargo configurations.