An Interview with John Johnston, CEO of Accelya, in Airlines International.
Dublin, 27 September 2017:
Q: What has the combination of Mercator and Accelya achieved?
The combination of Accelya and Mercator, announced back in March 2017, has created a leading global technology-enabled solutions provider to airlines, travel agents and shippers. As our industry goes through significant change, our customers will need best in class technology to help them be efficient, agile, and secure. This means we need to innovate to meet the future needs of our customers. One of the main drivers for bringing Accelya and Mercator together is to fuel this innovation by combining our technology, services, and expertise to provide the best possible solutions to our customers.
Q: What can we expect from Accelya’s financial portfolio moving forward?
As airlines seek to increase profitability, they need to adapt quickly to changing market conditions, customer demands, and regulatory measures. Innovation is critical for success, but there is also a need for integrated and actionable financial and commercial insights. We’re leveraging our extensive industry experience and market leading solutions to access insights that help airlines answer strategic questions, build better processes, and make decisions that drive real improvements.
Q: How is Accelya uniquely positioned to help airlines drive efficiency, ensure compliance and make data-driven decisions?
Accelya has been at the forefront of travel and transport for more than 40 years, helping 350+ airline financial departments to minimize revenue leakage and optimize costs in their order-to-cash and procure-to-pay processes using a combination of expertise, industry best practices and automated proprietary software.
Accelya’s blended approach to analytics harnesses data analysis, industry knowledge and a consultative framework. Given our deep understanding of airline processes and our vast industry expertise, we are uniquely positioned to bring benefits to our customers quickly.