OJSC “Aeroflot” has summed up results of its two-year operation in the new system of ticket reservation and sale Sabre.
As a result of application of modern information platform Aeroflot has an efficient instrument of sales organization and revenues management, technological opportunity of cooperation with partners of the Sky Team alliance, favorable conditions for development of corporate information technologies of advanced level.
Based on Sabre products Aeroflot has successfully integrated its information technologies with systems of all participants of Sky Team, introduced the e-ticket technology, WEB-reservation and Internet sales. Since beginning of 2007 over 19 thousand tickets for the total amount of $8 mln. were sold via Aeroflot site.
“Aeroflot-Don”, a subsidiary company, is also planning a transition to Sabre by the end of 2007.
Exploitation of a new IT platform has enhanced efficiency of revenues management operation and allowed to gain an additional profit of $20 mln. in 2006, increased performance in sales offices by over 30%, strengthened information security of reservation and sale system. Buttons of self check-in at the airport before the flight were introduced on the basis of Sabre.
By the end of 2007 the company is planning to install Sabre ACSI (check-in stands) at 18 Russian airports of Aeroflot destinations.
OJSC “Aeroflot – Russian Airlines” is based in Moscow, Russia, at the Sheremetyevo Airport. The company was established in 1923. It is the largest air carrier with 39% of international and 11% of domestic carriages in Russia. Aeroflot is a member of the global alliance Sky Team, recognized “The Best Air Alliance” by the readers of Global Traveler Magazine in 2005 and 2006. In 2006 it carried 7,3 mln. passengers to 89 cities of 47 countries. Net profit in 2006 should make 6, 9763 bln. rubles. Aeroflot has 302 flights a day and its fleet makes 90 aircrafts. More information is available at www.aeroflot.ru and www.skyteam.com.