• Airline says research collaboration could help it improve customer experience and employee safety.

A new partnership with Georgia Tech and Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners could help Delta identify ways autonomous vehicles can benefit customers and employees.

Delta will contribute seed funding for the research project, and researchers from all three partners will have access to Curiosity Lab’s 1.5-mile autonomous vehicle test track and smart city living laboratory in Peachtree Corners, Ga., an Atlanta suburb.