10. Aug 2015
2e Systems and Vayant Travel Technologies implement a sophisticated pricing and shopping engine for Austrian Airlines

2e Systems, an innovative software company delivering booking engines and others solutions for airlines and our partner, Vayant Travel Technologies, leader in airfare search innovation announced today that Austrian Airlines, part of Lufthansa Group and member of Star Alliance have integrated a new robust airfares shopping and pricing engine into the existing Austrian Airlines IBE (Internet Booking Engine) which was developed by 2e Systems in 2006 and was further developed with Vayant's Pricing Engine in 2012. 

The Austrian Airlines new airfare shopping and pricing engine offers passengers enhanced flight availability including a wider range of flights from the Lufthansa Group Network, including flights on Lufthansa, Swiss, Brussels Airlines, and flight options with Star Alliance airlines. Passengers can now shop, select and book an even greater number of destinations on the Austrian Airlines booking engine. 

Eric Dumas, CEO of Vayant, commented, "Vayant is delighted to support Austrian Airlines by providing a rapid execution for supporting the sales strategy of Austrian Airlines and the Lufthansa Group airlines. We strongly believe that having provided a swift and agile approach towards online sales is core to airline success while relying on proven and solid technologies." 

Philip Douglas, 2e Systems CEO added "Having worked with Austrian Airlines for over 10 years and having developed their IBE, web check-in, mobile application, and notification platform, the 2e Systems team has extensive insight and experience in understanding the requirements of Austrian Airlines which allows us to move swiftly and professionally to meet the business objectives of our valued client. " 

Dirk Schreier, Austrian Airlines Senior Director eCommerce & Distribution Technology commented "We are pleased with our decision to select 2e Systems and Vayant Travel Technology to work with Austrian Airlines for this important strategic improvement to the IBE. The existing relationships and expertise of the respective teams certainly facilitated a fast development and deployment, from the initial agreement to an online solution in only 5 months. It is this type of collaborative working relationship, experience and flexibility that Austrian Airlines values."