Japanese Airline Amakusa implements IBS’ solution

Trivandrum, 13 April 2010: IBS Software Services, a leading IT solutions provider to the travel, transportation & logistics industry, has implemented its airline passenger reservation system, iFly Res, at the Japanese regional airline Amakusa. With this go live, the airline has started using iFly Res for its integrated reservations, ticketing, and departure control operations. The successful cut over of the solution, including the Internet and Mobile Booking Engine, was achieved within a record period of four months.

Unlike other airline passenger reservation solutions, iFly Res affords total integration of airline reservation with complementary passenger services solutions like holiday & tour management, CRM, inventory control etc. IBS’ iFly solution suite, of which iFly Res is a constituent product, spans the breadth of airline passenger services including reservation, inventory control, fares & ticketing, staff travel management, holiday & tour management, in addition to loyalty management.

The iFly Res system, which supports the needs of sophisticated full-service carriers as well as low-cost operators, helps airlines enhance service quality, reduce cost of ownership, and improve revenues and profitability. It enables rapid response to changing market conditions with a customer-focused approach. Its scalable architecture also gives migration options for the airline, to move from LCC to Hybrid to Full-Service. Twenty airlines have so far signed up for the iFly solution suite.

“IBS’ new generation solutions help airlines break away from legacy systems, and cut their cost of operations, enhance efficiency and improve revenue. Amakusa’s confidence in entrusting us to handle their mission critical operation like passenger reservation is a true endorsement of the compelling value propositions that IBS offer” said V K Mathews, Chairman and CEO, IBS Group.

According to Toru Okushima, President Director, “We chose this solution after a careful evaluation and its implementation track record in Japan and abroad. We are confident in IBS’ technological prowess and domain expertise, and its global delivery capability. We are sure that this solution will be a catalyst to achieving our business goals and vision for the future”

About Amakusa

Amakusa Airlines Co., Ltd is a Regional Airline in Japan based out of Amakusa Island. It connects the Amakusa island to major cities Fukuoka, Kumamoto and Kobe in Japan