Cebu Pacific, the Philippines’ Leading Low-fare Airline, Chooses Navitaire’s Hosted Reservation and Revenue Management Services
With addition of Cebu Pacific, Navitaire’s reservation system powers 17 of the world’s 25 largest low-cost airlines
MINNEAPOLIS and MANILA, Philippines; April 16, 2008 – Cebu Pacific (CEB), the leading low fare airline in the Philippines, has converted to Navitaire’s New Skies® hosted reservation services and SkyPrice® revenue management system. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Navitaire, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture (NYSE: ACN), provides technology and business solutions to the airline industry on an outsourced basis.
An integrated Web enabled passenger management system, New Skies includes Internet booking, call center, real time reporting, ancillary revenue generation and airport check-in capabilities. Navitaire’s SkyPrice revenue management system is designed to help low fare airlines make better inventory allocation decisions and maximize revenue.
Lance Gokongwei, CEB President and CEO, said, “Over the past 12 months, we’ve experienced tremendous growth, both domestically and throughout Asia. Navitaire is the ideal technology partner to help enable our vision and support our rapid growth with innovative technology and tightly integrated products. We will now be able to offer our guests more services and options through our website because of the system’s flexibility.”
John Dabkowski, Navitaire managing director, said, “Having built a reputation in the industry as a leader in innovation, creativity and high-performance, Cebu Pacific understands how Navitaire’s advanced systems can help them achieve their aggressive growth goals. With the addition of Cebu Pacific, Navitaire’s reservation services now power 17 of the world’s 25 largest low-cost airlines, including Ryanair, JetBlue, Virgin Blue, AirTran Airways, GOL and AirAsia.”
About Cebu Pacific Now in its thirteenth year, Cebu Pacific is the low fare airline leader in the Philippines. The airline flew 5.5 million passengers in 2007 and has the youngest fleet of aircraft in the Philippines. CEB flies to 14, soon to be 16 international destinations, with the addition of Kaohsiung and Kota Kinabalu. CEB also operates flights to 21 domestic destinations.
About Navitaire Navitaire (www.navitaire.com) delivers industry-leading technology services that enable growth, profitability and innovation to more than 85 airlines worldwide, including a majority of the world’s most successful and profitable airlines. Its offerings include reservation, direct-distribution, revenue-management, revenue-accounting, revenue-protection, operations-management and operations-recovery services. A wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture, Navitaire has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.
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