Enabling Seamless Transition Across 5 Languages for a Leading American Carrier

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IGT provided contact center support services with exceptional airline domain expertise to a leading American carrier with a record 100% seamless transition within 4 months.

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Business Need

Consolidation of English and Asian languages support with optimized costs

Previously, airline’s call centers were fragmented in Asia region

Our client wanted to transition asap from current partner and needed quick transition

Focus Areas

IGT provided contact center support services with exceptional airline domain expertise in following areas:

  • General Reservations
  • Customer Relations (Emails)
  • Reservation Support Desk
  • Tariff & Ticketing support

Value Adds

100% seamless transition achieved within 4 months, across 5 languages

25% reduction in FTE’s

Client

Our client is the leading US airline, world’s largest when measured by fleet size. This airline, together with its regional partners, operates an extensive international and domestic network with an average of nearly 6,700 flights per day to nearly 350 destinations in more than 50 countries.

Solution Provided

IGT followed a unique approach for implementing this support solution for the client. Following are the highlights:

  • Consolidated language and channel support across voice, emails and back office queues at one location
  • Languages Supported – Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Japanese, Korean
  • Post 6 months of transition, productivity gains were provided by a 25% reduction in FTE’s achieved due to consolidation of work types and higher utilization.
  • Training content and duration was optimized and redesigned to ensure quicker go-to-market. The same content is being followed for all on going trainings.
  • Work being supported included:
    – International Reservation
       > New revenue and award booking
       > Booking changes (voluntary & involutary)
    – Premium Members
       > Member promotion
       > Missing miles accumulation
    – Customer Relations Emails
       > Complaint management
    – Queue Management
       > Schedule changes
       > Irregular Operations
    – Support Desk – Ticketing and Tariffs