Passenger Bill of Rights to shake up Indian aviation
Aravind Ramachandran

Passenger Bill of Rights to shake up Indian aviation

The aviation market in India , despite being on its way to be third biggest in the world behind US and China, is today considered to be far below its massive volume potential. Demand is heavy and growing steadily, thanks to rising incomes and cheaper fares, but is confined to certain pockets. The blame falls on lack of support infrastructure, poor connectivity, unfavorable pricing and the widespread availability of an affordable (though presumably lower quality) alternative, viz the Indian railways .   The Government of India has already taken note of the huge opportunity around trade vol...
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Aravind Ramachandran

Click on pic, book your trip: NDC hackathon-winning innovation from IBS

​ "Wish I was there…" is a starting point for so many fun-filled vacations, when you see an attractive picture of your dream destination. And now, just one click along with that thought can help you plan your entire travel itinerary thanks to PhoTra, the ultimate hassle free experience, courtesy of technology developed by IBS Software! According to the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI), in the year 2012 alone, as many as 40 million travelers around the world chose their destinations based on what they saw on screen! With examples like Northern Ireland (courtesy Game of Thr...
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Aravind Ramachandran

Automated flights: Emotional dependence, gradual easing and three enabling pillars

​" No way. People will never be comfortable on a flight without human cabin crew. It is an emotional need, to have someone to soothe your nerves when you are uneasy. That's exactly what cabin crew members are trained for! " - My suggestion that people will one day be happy to fly on a flight without human cabin crew, if the price is right, was met with skepticism by a friend who has been studying the industry at quite some depth. The counter argument against avoiding human staff on flights is heavily based on an assumption of customer preferences which holds true only under a very limited time...
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The fast and the flawless: IBS accomplishes super-fast deployment of PSS for LCC
Aravind Ramachandran

The fast and the flawless: IBS accomplishes super-fast deployment of PSS for LCC

​ When a small airline with a 'fleet' of just two aircraft sets out to service an Eastern European country with close to 3 million people, their priorities are quite unique. Larger airlines with plenty of resources also have plenty of margin for error and capability for disruption management. But that isn't so for the smaller players. Everything must run like clockwork, and one small miscalculation can obstruct business for long periods of time, resulting in substantial losses. To an IT solutions provider like us, that translates to a mandate that the technology has to be extremely robust and ...
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