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Leading travel, transportation IT solutions provider IBS Software has launched AxleratorZ, a ready-to-implement set of solution frameworks designed to accelerate operational efficiency at optimised costs.
Currently AxleratorZ includes a set of frameworks that cater to the airline industry – solutions for route profitability, ancillary revenue generation, business intelligence, web/mobile check-in and crew training management. However, the road map for AxleratorZ includes offerings to address mission–critical needs of businesses across sub-domains within travel, transportation and logistics industry verticals.
Vinay Parakala, Head of Software Services line of business for IBS, said: “At a time when the airline industry continues to face weak passenger and freight revenues, these ready cost effective solutions could provide the answer to many of the airlines’ needs for enhanced operational efficiency. Since the launch, three leading airlines have signed up for these solutions while at least a dozen have shown initial interest to go ahead.”
The ready business models are feature-rich frameworks that provide operational efficiency, scalability and flexibility to keep pace with technology upgrades and dynamic market conditions. The solution frameworks are built with reusable components, making them quick to deploy, saving time and resources. AxleratorZ can also be customised to meet specific client requirements. The solutions provide the scalability and flexibility to keep pace with technology upgrades and dynamic market conditions.
aiCUBE, an airline business intelligence solution which is a part of AxleratorZ has already been rated as “top IT solution that air freight professionals should watch out for in 2009” in a transportation technology survey conducted by leading trade journal Air Cargo Middle East & India.
The AxleratorZ frameworks for Airlines are:
aiCUBE – airline business intelligence and data warehouse
aiCUBE is a comprehensive, off-the-shelf business intelligence solution designed in a way that it can be rolled out in distinct phases for an airline, each phase covering the business areas based on an airline’s priority. It is a platform that can be easily extended as an enterprise-wide data warehouse that can interface with DCS, cargo systems, loyalty systems, finance, revenue accounting systems, inventory and booking.
aiROUTE – airline route profitability
aiROUTE facilitates better decision-making and effective strategising, and ensures almost 75% reductions in manpower, making a direct impact on ROI. aiROUTE facilitates management accounting practices, reduces manual entry errors and ensures faster processing and report generation.
aiREV – airline ancillary revenue generation
With aiREV, airlines can seamlessly manage the sales and service delivery process for special service requests (SSRs) that discerning customers demand. It enables an airline to configure and control product inventory and streamlines operations by enabling interaction with distribution partners, caterers responsible for service fulfilment and ground handlers.
aiCHECK – self-service check-in
aiCHECK offers passengers more choice and control over their travel process, at the same time significantly reducing operational costs for airlines and airports. Passenger identification and validation, retrieval of booking, display seat map and seat assignment, capture of APIS information, printing of IATA standard 2D barcode and SMS 2D barcode to mobile are its key features.
aiCREW – flight crew training management
The examiners or training evaluators can record the performance of each pilot on a regular basis by giving assessment ratings and comments against the required forms and lesson plans. Validities of various qualifications and expiries of licenses can be maintained in aiCREW and these records are archived once activities pertaining to training/checking are complete. The solution ensures significant savings in terms of licence recovery costs, training costs and administrative staff costs, in addition to helping airlines improve quality of pilot training.
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