Volantio Blog

When will passengers be ready to fly again?

December 17, 2020

How has COVID impacted how far in advance are people thinking about traveling? Data from Volantio’s SmartAlerts platform, which allows customers to set an alert on the airline’s website for a ticket they are potentially interested in purchasing, tells an interesting story about how passengers’ travel planning timeline has been impacted by COVID.

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Demand variability drives cost - here is what you can do about it

June 30, 2020

Airline revenue management and operations thrive on a baseline predictability of demand and passenger flows. Certain seasons are busy, others less so. Prior to the COVID crisis most airlines had a good handle on no-show rates and cancellation rates - while there was always some variability they typically followed a pattern, and they could plan around these patterns.

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When will demand return?

May 15, 2020

When will demand for air travel return? This is the central question that airline executives and investors globally want to know. While no crystal ball exists, Volantio's SmartAlerts data provides one leading indicator of future trends which may be helpful to airlines as they monitor signs of recovery.

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2019 1H Milestones and Progress

July 31, 2019

It's been an amazing first half of the year for Volantio. Below, please find a very brief summary (power of 3!):

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How to create a secondary marketplace with a success rate greater than 100%?

June 27, 2019

The revenue optimization module of Volantio’s Yana platform powers supplier controlled secondary marketplaces for airlines. Airlines provide a benefit to flexible travelers on high demand flights who are willing to shift their travel schedules (these travelers are the “sellers”). This enables airlines to resell this inventory to passengers who want to travel on the high demand flight (the “buyers”).

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Volantio and the Amadeus Partnership

June 26, 2019

Our CEO sits with Altaf Rizvi, Head of Partnerships & Acquisitions, to discuss the recent partnership and investment between Volantio and Amadeus.

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Amadeus and Volantio announce a new partnership to help airlines optimize capacity and increase revenues

June 3, 2019

Amadeus Ventures will invest in the travel tech startup which uses machine learning to help airlines rebook flexible passengers on lower demand flights.No one likes to show up at the airport only to be turned away because of overbooking. A new agreement between Amadeus and Volantio hopes to make that experience one for the history books.Amadeus announces two deals with Volantio today. The travel tech startup will receive funding from Amadeus’ startup investment program Amadeus Ventures. At the same time, the startup has signed a new partnership with Amadeus which will enable airlines to easily integrate Volantio´s innovative solution with Amadeus Altéa technology.

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Where technology meets practicality

April 29, 2019

Sometimes a beautiful solution for the future requires simple yet practical features for today. In the last few weeks, we released a new feature for our Yana Platform, which enables airlines to collect volunteers for reaccommodation even if the airline does not know specifically what alternatives are available.

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Volantio's collaboration with the Accenture Amadeus Alliance

March 26, 2019

As many of you may recall, last September Volantio won the inaugural "Air Pitch" Competition sponsored by Skift, and the Accenture Amadeus alliance. We were proud to be selected first out of more than 50 start-ups who applied. As part of the grand prize, Volantio had the opportunity to spend a week in Dublin at the Accenture Amadeus Innovation Center, collaborating with Amadeus on a project to enhance Volantio's platform leveraging Amadeus's data and expertise.​

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Alaska Airlines improves denied boarding processes for guests and front-line staff

May 21, 2018

Alaska Airlines is leveraging Volantio’s Yana platform to streamline the process of managing voluntary denied boardings, leading to strong positive feedback from guests and front-line staff.

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