Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines to access the full Vayant Solution Portfolio
Vayant Travel Technologies Inc., a global technology leader in distribution and e-commerce solutions for airlines, is delighted to announce the execution of its partnership with Lufthansa Group.Under the terms of this agreement which encompasses all Vayant solutions already in use by Lufthansa, Austrian and Swiss, the Lufthansa Group will benefit from the extension of the Vayant solutions portfolio in a multi-year relationship. Specifically, the agreement enables Lufthansa Group Distribution, Sales and Marketing teams to effectively manage their Sales Offer distribution in an omni-channel perspective.
“Lufthansa Group is a first mover in leveraging innovative airline distribution solutions. We believe that the technology powering the distribution of travel offers will change and we want to be a forefront runner. Vayant’s platform gives us control to distribute and differentiate our offers through connected metasearch engines and agency websites. Vayant is a technology leader who over the years has consistently met our needs with effective and innovative solutions. We are delighted to extend and accelerate our usage of Vayant solutions for the benefit of our end-customers.” says Arber Deva, Head of Direct Distribution Solutions at Lufthansa Group.
Helping airlines to pivot and to embrace innovation, as well as rapid solution delivery, has never been so easy.
“We are delighted to see Vayant contributing to the success of the Lufthansa Group strategy. Vayant delivers control and agility to airlines who want to create value for passengers and distribute content through their preferred distribution channels.” says Eric Dumas, Vayant CEO. “Vayant is an innovator and has been a trustful partner of Lufthansa Group for many years and we look forward to further support them towards the achievement of their vision.”
About Vayant Travel Technologies
Vayant Travel Technologies, Inc. provides distribution optimization and efficient e-commerce solutions to airlines in air pricing and shopping, merchandising, analytics and NDC distribution. Vayant’s agile approach enables airlines to own and control their Sales Offer as well as trigger efficient distribution to direct channel as well as to Agencies and Metasearch. Vayant has a complete set of Sales Offer creation going from Live calculation system to PreComputed system inclusive of merchandising rule driven sales, analytics. Vayant is IATA Compliant Level 2. Vayant solutions are available on a global basis, powering major airlines and agencies. For additional information visit www.vayant.com.
About The Lufthansa Group
The Lufthansa Group is the world’s biggest airline group in terms of revenue and is also the market leader in Europe’s airline sector. The Group strives to be the “First Choice in Aviation” for its customers, employees, shareholders and partners. And safety, quality, reliability and innovation are the prime credentials and priorities of all its business activities.
The Lufthansa Group is divided into the three strategic areas of Hub Airlines, Point-to-Point Business and Service Companies. The Group’s network carriers, with their premium brands of Lufthansa, SWISS and Austrian Airlines, serve its home market from their Frankfurt, Munich, Zurich and Vienna hubs. With its Eurowings brand, the Group also offers short- and long-haul point-to-point services in the growing private travel market. And with its service companies, which are all global market leaders in their individual industries, the Lufthansa Group has found success in further areas of the aviation business.
The Lufthansa Group’s airlines currently (i.e. as of summer 2017) serve 308 destinations in 103 countries on four continents and offers 11.738 weekly frequencies. The Group’s total fleet comprises some 617 aircraft and its member airlines will be taking delivery of 205 new aircraft between now and 2025. In 2016, the Lufthansa Group employed around 124,000 personnel, welcomed 109.7 million passengers aboard its flights and generated sales of around EUR 31.7 billion.
The Lufthansa Group is headed by its five-member Executive Board. Carsten Spohr is Chairman & CEO; Karl Ulrich Garnadt is in charge of Eurowings and aviation services; Harry Hohmeister bears responsibility for the commercial management of the Group’s hub airlines and airports; Ulrik Svensson is head of finance and IT; and Dr. Bettina Volkens is in charge of HR and legal affairs.
For further information please visit www.lufthansagroup.com.
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