This year’s record-breaking World Aviation Festival was an excellent opportunity for air transport executives to talk about the latest technology and strategies driving the industry forward. The Accelya team took center stage to talk about revenue management, game-changing innovation, and our vision as the industry emerges into a third horizon of value. Mark McDonald, Accelya’s Global Sales and Business Development, summarizes our participation in the event and how we’re leading the charge for retailing and distribution transformation.
- In his “sold out” roundtable, Tye Radcliffe gave us his take on how the industry is moving into the third horizon where airlines replace monolithic for modular and use data science to create a ‘perpetual motion’ of value to its customers and partners.
- Bill Cavendish showcased the versatility of his airline knowledge by participating in an expert panel on revenue management, continuous pricing, and demand forecasting.
- Our new Chief Revenue Officer, Andrew Wilcock, made his debut as an Accelya spokesperson discussing what groundbreaking innovation the air transport industry can expect over the coming months and years with Henry Harteveldt of Atmosphere Research.
Mark McDonald, Global Sales and Business Development, summarizes the World Aviation Festival experience in the video below. Watch it to learn more about the World Aviation Festival 2022 experience.
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The event season is a great time of year when we get the opportunity to lift our heads from the busy day-to-day and look at what is on the horizon, at the trends shaping the airline industry.
Accelya’s Tye Radcliffe, SVP of Product Strategy for the Order group, gives his perspective on the market with the industry emerging into the third horizon of value. What does that mean? Read on to find out.READ
Accelya’s newly appointed Director of Product Management for ONE Order, Andrew Webster, picks up the story on ONE Order and order management and how its implementation will affect the future of the airline business.
In his first Air Transformation Lab post, Andrew shares his wealth of experience and knowledge from his many years at one of the world’s largest airline groups. Welcome to the team, Andrew!READ
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In this Air Transformation Lab article, Muffi Lokhandwala explores the role of order accounting in the journey to high-performance retailing.READ
Do you need to get up to speed with ONE Order or do you want a refresher? Curious about how it will affect the future of the airline business? Then, check out our long-form blog for an introduction to ONE Order and order management.READ
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Welcome to a new series of Air Transformation Lab articles on NDC adoption. With Accelya processing 40% of the world’s NDC transactions, we are in a unique position to see the positive impact of distribution and channel management strategy on airline sales.
In this first installment, Nancy Delgado and Fearghal O’Connell explore why now is the best time for an airline to launch its NDC journey.READ
At the recent World Financial Symposium in Doha, airline leaders discussed the opportunities for accounting in a world of offers and orders. Qantas’ Head of Revenue Accounting, Konda Reddy, and Accelya’s Philip Fernandes took the stage to set the scene for their industry colleagues. If you’re in airline finance and couldn’t attend the session, we have rounded up the key takeaways in this Air Transformation Lab article.READ
Bill Cavendish, Global Business Development in Accelya, caught up with Johannes Walter, Head of Channel Partners at Lufthansa Group airlines. Johannes tells us about how NDC is at the start of the airline group’s journey toward end-to-end retailing, with ONE Order approaching on the horizon.READ
Now I am Accelya’s new Chief Executive Officer. I am incredibly humbled and excited to take the helm of this company looking to change up the retailing opportunity for airlines and the wider industry. So, it feels right to open the next chapter of the Air Transformation Lab. I am calling this chapter “Where Are You?”. Because an airline’s journey can have many starting points. The route can take various turns along the way, but the destination is the same. It’s end-to-end retailing transformation.READ