Cathay Pacific selects IBS Solution to help manage staff travel

07 February 2011, Trivandrum: Cathay Pacific has signed a multi-million dollar contract to implement IBS’ new generation solution, iFly Staff, to automate and improve the management of employee travel. iFly Staff will also be used for Cathay Pacific subsidiaries including sister airline Dragonair.

The implementation of iFly Staff will result in an automated staff travel solution that supports the eligibility and entitlements offered to the airline’s employees and their dependants. It will provide a 24X7 self service environment giving employees access to staff travel facilities across the globe. iFly Staff will also help both Cathay Pacific and Dragonair to improve efficiency by simplifying and streamlining staff travel management processes for both duty and leisure travel.

“We recognise the trust Cathay Pacific has placed in our solution and our delivery capabilities by selecting iFly Staff. By providing process improvements, and improved efficiencies as well as greater employee satisfaction, iFly Staff will help Cathay Pacific and its subsidiaries deliver the business process transformation they are looking for. ,” said Murray Smyth, Sr. VP & Global Head, Airline Passenger Services Line of Business, IBS Software Services.

About Cathay Pacific Airways

Cathay Pacific Airways is an international airline registered and based in Hong Kong, offering scheduled passenger and cargo services to some 140 destinations around the world using a fleet of 128 wide-bodied aircraft.

Cathay Pacific and its subsidiaries (which include Dragonair and all-cargo carrier Air Hong Kong) and associates employ more than 20,000 people in Hong Kong. The airline’s two major shareholders are both listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, as is Cathay Pacific itself. The airline is a founding member of the oneworld global alliance whose combined network servesover 750 destinations worldwide.