How can you reap benefits of frequent flyer programs with integrated analytics

Most industries have started investing in data analytics and machine learning; the Airline industry is no exception. There has been tremendous increase in air travel over the last decade with around 800 commercial airlines operating flights globally. What was once a luxury and common amongst the high class, is now easily accessible to everyone today. The fierce competition and pricing …

How automation is alleviating the most significant pain points of the Travel industry

Automation has become a necessity over the decades and has augmented human activity by transferring repetitive tasks to computers. It has been creating waves of opportunities for several industries like telecommunications, manufacturing, healthcare, travel and hospitality etc. Initially, the evolution of automation was in the area of back-office through Robotic Process Automation (RPA), however, with the application of higher intelligence, …

Airport and Passenger Analytics – Innovation Driven by Growth

Do Airports Generate Vast Amount of Data? According to the report from Statista, the number of passenger growth is expected to rise at a compound annual growth rate of 4.6 percent. A survey conducted by Unisys revealed that 59 per cent of airport executives were looking to invest in advanced analytics solutions in the short-term; however, only 31 per cent …

Unlocking the Potential in Lost Bag: With Intelligent Automation Powered by Machine Learning

Human Vs Robots – Biggest Debate of Decade Questions like – “What will men do when robots can do everything? “or “Will robots steal our jobs?” or  “Will  automation take away our livelihood “ – have been cluttering our minds. There is no scarcity of the predication that robots will replace human in all kinds of jobs. But now at …

Optimizing zTPF Efficiencies for the Travel Industry

The current travel commerce landscape is rapidly changing, driving upon the trending zTPF tools methodologies to be quick and high-quality while allowing for continuous integration into a digital ecosystem. But z/TPF, despite its potential, has scope for improvement. The growing need to ramp up the commerce process and systems in this age of continuous new platforms, systems, and growth, means …

Capturing Social Impact on Travel Services Industry in 2018

Travelers today, have a lot of options – driven more so by choice, reviews and experience brought on by digitalization. In turn, for Travel companies, social has become one of the key channels for customer service – from personalized online interactions to bookings, recommendations to reviews and content to communications. And over the years, it has grown to provide an …

Scoping a Passenger-centric solution to Airline disruption management (IROPS)

If there’s one thing a passenger hates hearing more than “Your flight has been cancelled”, its “We apologize for the inconvenience, but as soon as we have more information, we’ll let you know.” Most irregular operations quickly turn into communication disasters. And lack of information or incomplete information leaves passengers more frustrated with the airlines. A few months past, an …

Airline Social Media Crisis Management in a Digital World

The headlines this past month have been dominated by the airline industry and definitely not in a good way. A customer service industry at its core, airlines can ill-afford to have their brand reputation, service expectations and their crew rake in mistrust and bad press. From losing loyalty customers – customers filmed themselves destroying their membership cards live, to millions …