Travelport Digital’s Fusion to give even more airlines a sharper mobile edge

Travelport Fusion enables airlines to launch a feature-rich mobile app in weeks.

Quick to market solution provides a sophisticated yet cost-effective mobile offering, whilst accentuating the airline brand on mobile.

The new app solution includes flight search, booking, check-in, boarding, passport scanning and day of travel assistance via mobile.

Langley, UK. 19 June 2017: Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform today announce the launch of a new mobile product for airlines, Travelport Fusion, in response to the growing need for all airlines to meet the expectations of today’s mobile-first customer. 

                      

Recent figures from App Annie reveal that the majority of mobile travel bookings globally, between 2014 and 2016 were via apps*. This highlights the need for travel providers such as airlines to adopt a sophisticated and scalable mobile service that not only meets basic booking requirements, but also engages and supports travellers before, during and post-trip. 

In response to increased demand for advanced mobile services at all stages of travel, Travelport Digital has launched Fusion - a robust and rich mobile app solution for airlines of all sizes, that can work across all host systems.

It uniquely combines Travelport Digital’s extensive airline experience, unparalleled mobile travel expertise, its focus on engaging the end-traveller and attention to high-end design. The new product gives airlines end-to-end trip engagement via mobile, allowing them to develop more valuable and lasting relationships with their customers.

Travelport Fusion can be deployed in weeks and can be configured to reflect the airline brand by exploiting its market-leading design and UX capabilities.  This allows airlines to focus on their distinctive service while reducing the time to market and cost of a sophisticated mobile offering. 

For airlines who need highly customized mobile solutions adapted to their specific digital roadmap, Travelport Digital will continue to offer its unique and proven blend of market leading design, agile delivery and mobile customer engagement solutions.

The first release of Travelport Fusion will include a rich set of features such as mobile search, booking, check-in, boarding, passport scanning, day of travel assistance, itinerary management and real-time flight alerts.  Airlines will benefit from further product releases and the ability to incorporate unique features to differentiate their digital offering.

Commenting on the launch of Travelport Fusion, Fergal Kelly, CCO of Travelport Digital in Dublin stated “Mobile continues to fundamentally change the travel industry, serving travellers who are increasingly more connected. Customer engagement via mobile is now a critical success factor for airlines of all sizes and we believe that the airline industry is not yet well-served in this area. The important fusion of user-focused design, travel industry experience and mobile technology expertise is often misunderstood. Airlines who underestimate these three key elements in mobile travel risk missing out on significant revenue from channel shift, new customer acquisition opportunities as well as the resulting improved customer loyalty.”

Fergal continued, “While we will continue to offer bespoke, high-end solutions as we have always done, Fusion is ideal for a wider market of airlines who now wish to move quickly on mobile. We will work with them as a strategic partner with the experience, vision, passion and commitment to realize the true value of mobile and we are excited to be leading the charge in this regard.”

For more information on Travelport Fusion, airlines can join an upcoming webinar on July 5th and July 6th. Register HERE: http://hubs.ly/H07Qync0

For more information on the Travelport Fusion product visit our dedicated page. 
 

ENDS

 

*Source: https://www.tnooz.com/article/mobile-apps-app-annie-travel/

About Travelport Digital    
Travelport Digital, part of Travelport, was established to heighten Travelport's strategic focus on the fast-growing digital economy within the global travel industry. The formation of the organisation builds on Travelport’s investment in Travelport Locomote, a corporate travel management platform, that empowers travel managers to manage entire business trips and ensure program efficiencies, and its acquisition in 2015 of mobile travel expert, MTT.  MTT, now known as Travelport Digital, is the leading provider of mobile solutions to the travel industry that drive personalized customer engagement via mobile pre, during and post trip.  Travelport Digital’s airline customers include easyJet, Etihad Airways, Singapore Airlines, Copa Airlines, transavia and LATAM Airlines. 
Travelport Digital focuses on customer-centric travel solutions, leisure and business, that drive end-traveller engagement leading to increases in customer value, loyalty and revenue.

For Travelport Digital Media Enquiries, contact:
Kathrina Gallogly, VP Marketing & Communications, Travelport Digital    
Tel: +353 87 6318098
Email: kathrina.gallogly@travelportdigital.com            www.digital.travelport.com

About Travelport (www.travelport.com)
Travelport is a Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment, mobile and other solutions for the global travel and tourism industry.  With a presence in approximately 180 countries, and approximately 4,000 employees, our 2016 net revenue was over $2.3 billion. Travelport is comprised of:

-    A Travel Commerce Platform through which it facilitates travel commerce by connecting the world’s leading travel providers with online and offline travel buyers in a proprietary business-to-business (B2B) travel marketplace.  Travelport has a leadership position in airline merchandising, hotel content and rate distribution, mobile travel commerce and a pioneering B2B payment solution that addresses the needs of travel intermediaries to efficiently and securely settle travel transactions.

-    Technology Services through which it provides critical IT services to airlines, such as shopping, ticketing, departure control and other solutions, enabling them to focus on their core business competencies and reduce costs.

Travelport is headquartered in Langley, U.K.  The Company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trades under the symbol “TVPT”.

For Travelport media enquiries, please contact:    
Chris Boba, Corporate Communications Manager     
Tel: +44 (0) 1753 288 691
Email: chris.boba@travelport.com            www.travelport.com

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