SunExpress Well Positioned in the Digital Sales World With IBS Software’s Platform

SunExpress Well Positioned in the Digital Sales World With IBS Software’s Platform

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Airline migrates to IBS’ iFly Res for passenger reservation

ANTALYA, Turkey, April 28, 2017 /CNW/ – SunExpress, the joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, has successfully switched over to IBS Software’s PSS platform, iFly Res, to power its passenger reservation, ticketing, and departure control operations. SunExpress, with a fleet of over 70 aircrafts, carried 8 million passengers in 2016 to more than 80 destinations across Europe, Turkey and Northern Africa.

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iFly Res, the state-of-the-art software from IBS, enables a strongly enhanced general communication between SunExpress and its important distribution network, the European travel agencies. The new system contains the distribution standard for ticket sales, the ‘NDC – New Distribution Capability’ introduced by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The simple and easy presentation of air fares and other travel services supports both the daily work volume of SunExpress partners within the travel industry and the demand of consumers using the newly redesigned website sunexpress.com. The SunExpress website is now being used more and more intensively for travelers’ direct bookings, for immediate travel modifications, also in responsive design via their mobile devices.

iFly Res also enables the integration of 116 online travel agencies, among that important European metasearch engines, as well as over 70 technical providers and organizations, some of whom use the NDC standards. Included are also 9 Departure Control Systems used at all international stations and 9 systems for ticket payments, combined and integrated in the 5 most important GDS systems. The implementation, spread over a year, involved building a first class Internet booking engine, B2B and B2C websites as well as training of over 1000 staff and agents.

The new platform further strengthens our company tomanage different business models seat only sales & charter operations. For the seat only side SunExpressis now well positioned to significantly increase its ability to sell innovative ancillary services across all sales channels. With this modern, innovative and flexible system, SunExpress is now well positioned to get closer to both, the travel agencies and the passengers, with meaningful digital interactions, says Peter Glade, Commercial Director of SunExpress. We are now looking forward to leverage this system even further in the next project phase, so we can even better serve the needs of our tour operator partners.

iFly Res is rapidly making a name in the industry as a robust, scalable and innovative solution to support the transformational needs of airlines passenger services operations.The successful cut over at SunExpress,proves that IBS is able to deliver complex PSS migrations in large airlines.This is a strong endorsement of our implementation capabilities as well as a validation of the significant investments made in our iFly RES portfolio. We look forward to the partnership with SunExpress, said Paul Lynch, Senior VP & Head of Airline Passenger Services, IBS.

We welcome the decision by SunExpress to implement an NDC capable solution, enabling the airline to modernize the way products are presented through its network of travel agents, said Yanik Hoyles, Director NDC Program at IATA.

More information on IBS is available at http://www.ibsplc.com

SOURCE IBS Software Services

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SunExpress Well Positioned in the Digital Sales World With IBS Software’s Platform

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SunExpress Well Positioned in the Digital Sales World With IBS Software’s Platform

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ANTALYA, Turkey, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ —


Airline migrates to IBS





iFly Res for passenger reservation

SunExpress, the joint venture of Turkish Airlines and Lufthansa, has successfully switched over to IBS Software’s PSS platform, iFly Res, to power its passenger reservation, ticketing, and departure control operations. SunExpress, with a fleet of over 70 aircrafts, carried 8 million passengers in 2016 to more than 80 destinations across Europe, Turkey and Northern Africa.

     (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20170313/477770LOGO )

     (Logo: http://mma.prnewswire.com/media/495607/SunExpress_Logo.jpg )

iFly Res, the state-of-the-art software from IBS, enables a strongly enhanced general communication between SunExpress and its important distribution network, the European travel agencies. The new system contains the distribution standard for ticket sales, the ‘NDC – New Distribution Capability’ introduced by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). The simple and easy presentation of air fares and other travel services supports both the daily work volume of SunExpress partners within the travel industry and the demand of consumers using the newly redesigned website sunexpress.com. The SunExpress website is now being used more and more intensively for travelers’ direct bookings, for immediate travel modifications, also in responsive design via their mobile devices.

iFly Res also enables the integration of 116 online travel agencies, among that important European metasearch engines, as well as over 70 technical providers and organizations, some of whom use the NDC standards. Included are also 9 Departure Control Systems used at all international stations and 9 systems for ticket payments, combined and integrated in the 5 most important GDS systems. The implementation, spread over a year, involved building a first class Internet booking engine, B2B and B2C websites as well as training of over 1000 staff and agents.

The new platform further strengthens our company tomanage different business models seat only sales & charter operations. For the seat only side SunExpressis now well positioned to significantly increase its ability to sell innovative ancillary services across all sales channels. With this modern, innovative and flexible system, SunExpress is now well positioned to get closer to both, the travel agencies and the passengers, with meaningful digital interactions, says Peter Glade, Commercial Director of SunExpress. We are now looking forward to leverage this system even further in the next project phase, so we can even better serve the needs of our tour operator partners.

iFly Res is rapidly making a name in the industry as a robust, scalable and innovative solution to support the transformational needs of airlines passenger services operations.The successful cut over at SunExpress,proves that IBS is able to deliver complex PSS migrations in large airlines.This is a strong endorsement of our implementation capabilities as well as a validation of the significant investments made in our iFly RES portfolio. We look forward tothe partnership with SunExpress, said Paul Lynch, Senior VP & Head of Airline Passenger Services, IBS.

We welcome the decision by SunExpress to implement an NDC capable solution, enabling the airline to modernize the way products are presented through its network of travel agents, said Yanik Hoyles, Director NDC Program at IATA.

More information on IBS is available at http://www.ibsplc.com

For media enquiries, please contact:
Bratati Ghosh
Chief Marketing Officer, IBS
bratati.ghosh@ibsplc.com

SunExpress Media Relations:
Claasen Communication GmbH
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64665 Alsbach
Phone +49(0)6257-68-781
Fax +49(0)6257-68-382
http://www.claasen.de
sunexpress@claasen.de

SOURCE IBS Software Services

ZTO Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for Fiscal Year 2016

ZTO Files Annual Report on Form 20-F for Fiscal Year 2016

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SHANGHAI, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) (“ZTO” or the “Company”), a leading express delivery company in China, “) today announced that it filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2016 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on April 27, 2017. The annual report can be accessed on the Company’s investor relations website at http://ir.zto.com as well as the SEC’s website at http://www.sec.gov.

The Company will provide a hard copy of its annual report containing the audited consolidated financial statements, free of charge, to its shareholders upon request. Requests should be directed to the Company’s IR Department at ir@zto.com.

About ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc.

ZTO Express (Cayman) Inc. (NYSE: ZTO) (“ZTO” or the “Company”) is a leading express delivery company in China and one of the largest express delivery companies globally, in terms of total parcel volume in 2015, according to the iResearch Report. ZTO provides express delivery service as well as other value-added logistics services through its extensive and reliable nationwide network coverage in China.

ZTO operates a highly scalable network partner model, which the Company believes is best suited to support the significant growth of e-commerce in China. The Company leverages its network partners to provide pickup and last-mile delivery services, while controlling the mission-critical line-haul transportation and sorting network within the express delivery service value chain.

For more information, please visit http://ir.zto.com.

For investor and media inquiries, please contact:

ZTO

Investor Relations Department
E-mail: ir@zto.com

Christensen

In China
Mr. Christian Arnell
Phone: +86-10- 5900-1548
E-mail: carnell@christensenir.com

In US
Mr. Tip Fleming
Phone: +1-917-412-3333
Email: tfleming@Christensenir.com

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