Press Release

Japan Airlines Deploys PROS Revenue Management Solution

HOUSTON, Dec. 22, 2014 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced Japan Airlines (JAL) has fully deployed PROS Origin and Destination® (O&D) revenue management solution to enhance its demand forecasting and price-mix optimization capabilities for its global business.

Headquartered in Tokyo, JAL is one of the world’s premier carriers and a member of the oneworld® alliance. With more than 31,000 employees globally, the airline operates major hubs in Tokyo, Haneda and Narita, servicing almost 280 airports across 45 countries and regions.

JAL has implemented PROS O&D, which helps optimize its revenue through data-driven forecasting techniques and network optimization. With PROS O&D, JAL has replaced its previously separate domestic and international revenue management solutions, and consolidated them into a single solution, providing proactive visibility into its overall network revenue and ensuring execution of its business strategies.

PROS O&D uses data science to manage market demand challenges; capture emerging trends at varying levels of significance by region, market, flight and date; and differentiate price and availability for passengers, which allows JAL to make pricing decisions for its business.

“As we explored how to maximize our domestic and international integrated network revenue, we recognized PROS as the best partner, providing us with its O&D network solution for revenue optimization,” said Akira Yonezawa, Executive Officer, Managing Division, International Route Marketing, at Japan Airlines. “We knew this solution would ensure we provide our customers with flight options that meet their individual needs.”

“For years, Japan Airlines has had two different revenue management solutions for domestic and international markets,” said Tadao Nishio, Executive Officer, Managing Division, Domestic Route Marketing, at Japan Airlines. “We decided to integrate our RM platform into one, fusing our competitive domestic and international platforms to maximize network-level revenue. PROS O&D will enable us to achieve our strategic goal.”

“With today’s dynamic global travel market, airlines are searching for new opportunities to transform their business with new technologies that help them outperform,” said PROS Travel President Benson Yuen. “We are honored to have been chosen by Japan Airlines to implement our revenue management solutions to maximize its revenue goals and to enhance this world-class airline’s customer experience.”

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About Japan Airlines
Japan Airlines (JAL) was founded in 1951 and became the first international airline in Japan. A member of the oneworld® alliance, the airline now reaches more than 280 airports in 45 countries and regions together with its codeshare partners with a modern fleet of more than 220 aircraft. Japan Airlines is flying more than 120 domestic routes including code-sharing. JAL Mileage Bank (JMB), the airline’s loyalty program, has reached over 27 million members worldwide. Awarded the most punctual major international airline in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2013, JAL is committed to providing customers the highest levels of flight safety and supreme quality in every aspect of its services and aims to become the world’s most preferred airline. For more information, please visit

About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply 29 years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers big data solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 40 industries. PROS has completed over 700 implementations of its solutions in more than 55 countries. The PROS team comprises of approximately 1000 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of revenue management software to organizations generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with pricing and big data software and its current expectations of the benefits of pricing and big data software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization’s pricing and revenue management needs, the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of pricing and big data software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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