HP Helps China's TravelSky Drive Airline Industry Evolution

Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:45am EDT

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  BEIJING, Apr 11 (Marketwired) -- 
HP (NYSE: HPQ) today announced that TravelSky Technology Ltd, China's
leading provider of aviation technology, has selected HP Enterprise
Services to support its development of a next-generation Passenger
Services System (PSS) called "New Compass."

    Headquartered in Beijing, TravelSky serves customers that include 30
domestic airlines, 200 overseas airlines, 147 domestic airports and 7,000
ticket agents. It provides services to 300 cities in China and 80 other
cities worldwide. With such a broad customer base and increasingly
sophisticated expectations, TravelSky needed a new PSS that would give it
the flexibility to deliver innovative and differentiated services.

    Leveraging its deep experience in the aviation market, HP will provide
TravelSky with PSS design and development services for the delivery of a
customizable New Compass for TravelSky's growing customer base. New
Compass will enable TravelSky to provide its airline customers with
flexible, scalable solutions, while meeting the changing needs of

    Airlines today face increasing pressure to enhance the passenger
experience, generate revenue and reduce operational costs. For airlines
to address these challenges, they need a solution that offers a full
range of air travel-related services beyond just selling flights, making
reservations or handling passengers at airports. 

    HP is a leading information technology company and an airline industry
solution provider, which puts it in a unique position to help airlines
deliver innovative new services that enhance the customer experience of
the "always connected" traveler. HP services also can further allow the
airlines flexibility in their operations going forward.

    "Success in the airline industry is built on the ability to innovate --
providing differentiated, tailored services that meet the changing needs
of the sophisticated, connected traveler," said Bruce Dahlgren, senior
vice president and general manager, Enterprise Services - Asia Pacific
and Japan, HP. "Clients such as TravelSky rely on HP to understand the
nuances of their business and deliver solutions that meet the specific
needs of the aviation industry."

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