FRIDAY, 31 MAR 2017

 

CONNECT

Facebook Linked In Twitter
Franchise_728x90px
GloriaJeans_266x90px
IMH LTD

Government to Continue Implementing Policies towards Economic Growth

Anastasiades Discusses Brexit Challenges with Maltese Opposition Leader

IMH LTD
Accountancy_468x60px

INTERNATIONAL

brought to you by CIPA

Air Canada Turns to Amadeus Technology to Power its New Online Global Shopping and Booking Experience

Air Canada Turns to Amadeus Technology to Power its New Online Global Shopping and Booking Experience

Simple, better, quicker, accurate: these are the hallmarks of the best online shopping experiences for travellers when it comes to booking a flight.  And now customers of Air Canada have all of these features in a new and improved booking experience, powered by leading digital solutions from global travel technology company, Amadeus.

Air Canada, the largest provider in the Canadian market, recently unveiled the all-new aircanada.com featuring a new, responsive design, improved booking flow and enhanced search options for travellers. Amadeus’ technology will support the airline’s strategy of continued innovation and enhancement of its online retail channel. 

“Our vision was to give Air Canada customers the best online shopping experience possible while also advancing our future-focus on continued global expansion. Amadeus’ technology and expertise brought that vision to reality. Working in close partnership with Amadeus, this latest initiative gives us the technology foundation to deliver a best-in-class digital experience and will allow us to continue to grow and serve more travelers worldwide,” said Lise Fournel, Chief Information Officer, Air Canada. 

Air Canada’s completely re-engineered website offers simple and intuitive search and shopping. Benefits include:

•    Simplified booking flow with fewer steps, including advanced seat selection
•    More and better search options, including multi-airport search capability
•    Responsive design which delivers mobile- and touch-screen-friendly use across any device, whether smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop
•    Enhanced site navigation and a choice of seven languages and 25 worldwide editions

 

Via aircanada.com, consumers can quickly find the flights, fares and services that best meet their needs, while opening up new selling opportunities for the airline.  Future website enhancements include additional languages and editions, new mobile features and search functionality based on attributes beyond just date and destination.

“Amadeus is enabling Air Canada to deliver on its strategy through a range of digital solutions. We are excited to enable this evolution of a personalised, engaging shopping experience for its customers. Our partnership with Air Canada is a testament to the value and services we are committed to delivering to airlines around the world,” said Ilia Kostov, Chief Commercial Officer, Airline IT, Amadeus North America.

Among the Amadeus technology solutions is the Amadeus e-Retail platform, the world's most widely-used airline Internet booking engine offering a best-in-class user interface and customer experience. The online airline booking system is a fully customisable solution utilizing the most advanced technology available. Amadeus e-Retail powers more than 260 websites for over 100 airlines in more than 110 countries around the world.

Air Canada is Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 200 airports on six continents.  Canada's flag carrier is among the 20 largest airlines in the world and in 2016 served more than 45 million customers.

 

MORE ON INTERNATIONAL

Adobe and Microsoft Team Up To Share Sales and Marketing Data

Microsoft Corp and Adobe Systems Inc are joining to make their respective sales and ...

May To Trigger Brexit Process Next Week

Prime Minister Theresa May is to officially notify the European Union next Wednesday, ...

Eurostat: Q4 Annual Growth In Labour Costs At 1.6% In Euro Area

Hourly labour costs rose by 1.6% in the euro area (EA19) and by 1.7% in the EU28 in the ...

FROM AROUND GOLDNEWS

   

Anastasiades Discusses Brexit Challenges with Maltese Opposition Leader

President of the Republic Nicos Anastasiades and Simon Busuttil, chairman of the Nationalist Party and leader of the Opposition in Malta, discussed today the ...
   

Nineteen Teams Travelling to Cyprus for the Ayia Napa Tournament 2017

The international Ayia Napa Tournament, the longest running youth academy tournament held in Cyprus and one of the largest in Europe, will take place between ...
   

Baker Tilly Awarded with Special Export Award for Services

The Selection Committee for the Cyprus Export Award has honored Baker Tilly in South East Europe with the “Special Export Services Award for 2015”. ...
   

Cyprus Gaming Show to Take Place in Limassol

The first ever Cyprus Gaming Show, will now be hosted in the Republic of Cyprus and will take place 12 - 13 September 2017 in Limassol. The National Betting ...
   

EBRD Ready to Take Part in Privatisation of Cyta

The European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) stands ready to take part in the privatisation of the Cyprus Telecommunications Authority (Cyta), an ...
   

Substantial Increase of IELTS Test Days by the British Council

The British Council Cyprus is increasing the number of IELTS test date by more than 40%, giving the opportunity to more candidates to register for the widely ...
   

The Impact of European and Global Developments on Cyprus Economy

The 7th Nicosia Economic Congress, presented by Alpha Bank Cyprus Ltd, will take place on Tuesday, 25 April 2017, at the Hilton Park Hotel in Nicosia. ...
   

Alexei Meshkov to Hold Meetings in Nicosia

Deputy Foreign Minister of Russia Alexei Meshkov will hold meetings on Friday, March 31st, in Nicosia, during which he will discuss developments in the Cyprus ...
 

YOUR COMMENTS

HEADLINES

MOST POPULAR

Deloitte_2016_300x250px
EastMed_27/03-07/04_300x250px

IMH LTD