Bird Information Systems Private limited (BIS), technology provider of automated aviation and travel related software solutions, has entered into a strategic partnership with the Nepalese carrier BB Airways, for the use of its Airline Inventory and Reservations System (AIRS).
Bhuban Bhatta, Chairman of BB Airways and Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director, Bird Information Systems recently signed the contract.
As per the partnership, Bird Information Systems will provide BB Airways the booking technology for the Airline Inventory Hosting, reservation at all city and airport offices, call centers and internet booking engines.
Further, through the use of AIRS, BB Airways will have access to a user friendly graphical user interface which will enable their partners, travellers or travel agents, to make online reservations quickly and easily.
BIS will also provide BB Airways with a unique state-of-the-art Departure Control System for their airport operations. Travel agencies would benefit from a distribution interface and a unique integrated application within using AIRS.
Commenting on the partnership, Ankur Bhatia, Executive Director, Bird Group said, "Our expertise in providing cutting-edge technology for the travel & aviation industry as well as our continued focus on service excellence has resulted in strong relationships in the entire SAARC region. This strategic alliance with BB Airways will give us another opportunity to empower an airline with the latest technology to improve their operational efficiency."
Bhuban Bhatta, Chairman of BB Airways said, "We are sure that our association with Bird Information Systems will power the airline with state-of-the-art technology that integrates at all levels of operation. Through AIRS, we have acquired a hosting solution that is cost-effective and yet enables us to integrate seamlessly across our distribution channel network comprising of ATOs (Airline Ticketing Office), CTOs (City Ticketing Office), call centres, travel agencies and end-customers."
This partnership will also provide the end users with real-time access to the best fares and seat availability details at the click of a mouse. Additionally, AIRS will enable the airline to maintain complete passenger records, thus facilitating the creation and up gradation of customer profiles as well.
By ITR staff