Singapore Airlines AppChallenge: Tapping into new opportunities as travel regains momentum

Singapore Airlines AppChallenge: Tapping into new opportunities as travel regains momentum
Digital is an important enabler for the delivery of SIA's brand promise to its customers. We embrace open innovation to invite both the external community together with our staff members to collaborate and develop new solutions. The Singapore Airlines AppChallenge is one of the key programmes that drives our efforts in open innovation, providing a platform for promising start-ups and tertiary students to showcase their talents in creating innovative solutions for real-world business challenges in the aviation and travel industry. Now in its seventh year and taking place at a critical time when...
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Dynamic pricing – air cargo's next frontier

Dynamic pricing – air cargo's next frontier
Online retailers live by dynamic pricing, the ability to continuously adjust pricing along a variety of criteria. These can include real-time changes in supply and demand, competition, seasonality, basket composition, and customer profile. Many other factors can play in, but ultimately it's about flexibly optimizing a price point between supply and demand with contextual data. While dynamic pricing permeates our daily digital lives, many industries still need to catch up. Air cargo is one of them, although the concept is increasingly taking hold. So let´s have a look at why dynamic pricing is ...
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How American Airlines is set to maximize growing air cargo opportunities

How American Airlines is set to maximize growing air cargo opportunities
Implementing mission-critical software for one of the largest airlines in the world is both an opportunity and a challenge. The complexity and sheer size of a carrier like American Airlines make any project exciting and intricate at the same time. When we teamed up for the iCargo implementation a couple of years ago, we knew that we had a significant undertaking ahead of us! Working hand in hand with American Airlines, we were able to free our customer from the 91 disparate cargo systems they had relied on to date for their business. Now, American Airlines ´cargo business runs on a single, end...
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IBS Software ups investments in aviation test labs to boost airlines’ recovery

IBS Software ups investments in aviation test labs to boost airlines’ recovery
It's an increasingly well-established fact that innovative technology solutions hold the key to how airlines recover from the impact of Covid-19 and position themselves to grow once again. Digital transformation has rocketed up the board room agenda as airlines plot their route to boost efficiency, cut costs and revolutionise the customer and partner experience. What is less clear is how airlines successfully deliver their digital transformation objectives by ensuring that the organisation is ready for change, the software is fit for purpose and the desired business outcomes are met. That's wh...
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How the pandemic transformed the airline operations and crew scheduling workplace

Airline Operation Control Center
If, during the pre-Covid times, passengers were taken on a guided tour of an airline's Operations Control Center (OCC), they would have seen rows and rows of computers and operations specialists, handling huge data banks. The OCCs ensure seamless communication and collaborative decision making between multiple stakeholders for an airline's entire flight operations covering flight tracking and crew scheduling, maintenance planning and dispatch. The OCCs provide centralized real-time operational control, helping the airlines overcome data integration challenges and avoid the bottlenecks in the e...
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