Trade Arabia News: Etihad, Pros sign strategic agreement

August 4, 2015-

UAE’s Etihad Airways has signed a strategic agreement with big data software company Pros to migrate its Pros Origin & Destination (O&D) revenue management solution to the cloud to support its rapidly expanding business operations.

Pros O&D cloud solution helps Etihad Airways optimise revenue through data-driven, demand forecasting techniques and global network optimisation. The solution uses data science to manage market demand challenges, capture emerging patterns and trends, and differentiate price and availability for guests, allowing the airline to make informed pricing decisions

For more than a decade, Etihad Airways has leveraged Pros innovative smart applications to help drive performance in its business. By migrating to the cloud, the airline will gain greater and faster access to Pros’ ongoing innovations, enabling it to efficiently and consistently expand the value of the solutions across the company.

The end-to-end Pros solution focuses on flexibility and scalability, underpinned by a secure and resilient infrastructure.

Robert Webb, Etihad Airways’ chief information and technology officer, said: “This agreement is in line with our technology and innovation strategy of enabling common platforms and reusable solutions that reduce costs, increase efficiency and drive value across Etihad Airways and our partner airlines. This year, the technology will be made available to our partner airline Alitalia.

Pros president and CEO Andres Reiner, said: “We are excited to deepen our long-standing relationship with Etihad Airways, a recognised leader in the airline industry for its quality of operations and award-winning guest experience. The airline’s migration to our cloud solution is a natural step in a partnership that shares a commitment to driving value and innovation across Etihad Airways’ business and partner network. Customer success is at the heart of our cloud strategy, and Etihad Airways is a great example of how we can further help customers outperform with our cloud solutions.” – TradeArabia News Service


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