Monday, 18 March 2013

Ryanair announces three new routes from Marseille

Ryanair announced on Friday 15th March the launch of three new routes from Marseille MP2 commencing in June to Venice Treviso from 1st June three times weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Pisa Florence  from 2nd June twice weekly on Wednesdays and Sundays, Reus twice weekly from 3rd June on Mondays and Fridays.

This new announcement brings to 41 routes, the number of destinations offered by Ryanair from MP2. Ryanair expects to carry 45,000 passengers on the new routes.

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Boxever wins Widerøe Airlines contract

Picture: Courtesy of Widerøe Airlines

Boxever has been selected by Widerøe Airlines a regional airline of SAS Airlines for their next-generation customer intelligence platform. Boxever’s Big Data solution will give Widerøe unparalleled insight into each passenger that flies with their airline, enabling them to improve customer satisfaction and increase sales by offering customer centric content, products and promotions.

Boxever CEO Dave O’Flanagan said "Boxever are delighted to have Widerøe as customer. They are a tremendously innovative company and one of the first airlines that are truly leveraging Big Data to create unique and inspiring experiences for each of their customers. We have seen a huge change in the market over the past 12 months as airlines and travel companies become more retail focused and customer-centric. We’re seeing strong market demand right across the travel vertical – not just airlines – and Boxever is well positioned to take advantage of this trend."

Widerøe CEO Internet AS Odd Langvatn said "Boxever’s Big Data platform has delivered tremendous value since it’s been implemented. It has enabled us to look beyond the transaction and understand who each of our passengers are. Their solution enables us to relate to each customer individually, based on everything the system has learned about them, driving conversion and increasing relevance across every customer touchpoint. "

Boxever is cloud-based customer intelligence solution that enables airlines and travel companies to gather and analyse customer data in real- time, creating a single customer view that powers 1-1 marketing and personalisation.


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Bombardier Aerospace confirms CDB Leasing as previously unidentified Global 6000 Customer

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 Bombardier Aerospace has confirmed CDB Leasing as previously unidentified Global 6000 Customer announced on 21st December 2012 for six Global 6000 aircraft. The contract is valued at $293 million at 2012 list prices.

Bombardier Business Aircraft President Steve Ridolfi said "We are honored that CDB has put its trust in our products. Our Global aircraft are renowned in China and worldwide for their unparalleled performance, comfort and range. We are delighted that once again, Bombardier products are selected for key business expansion by business leaders in China."

CDB Leasing Chairman  Mr. Wang Chong said "We are very positive about the general aviation market, especially in China. The relationship between CDB Leasing and Bombardier on Global 6000 jets is also the beginning of our new endeavour in the business aviation industry. The advantage of CDB Leasing in the financial area and its worldwide platform will further highlight Bombardier’s business aircraft portfolio in the Chinese market."

CDB Leasing Co Ltd is the largest leasing company registered in China with the biggest registered capital and asset size with a fleet of 145 aircraft of different aircraft types to 37 airlines in 20 countries and regions. CDB Leasing ranks among the world’s top 12 professional aviation leasing companies.

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