OAG Partners with Travel Tech Startup Quicket
London (United Kingdom) – November 21, 2019 (travelindex.com) – OAG the world’s leading provider of travel data and insight, today announced a new partnership with Quicket.io, a travel technology software provider that enables airlines and travel providers to increase revenue through rich amenity content.
“Data has always been the heart of the travel ecosystem, but the demand for more connected data is growing significantly and introducing more complexity by the day” said Vipul Nakum, chief product officer at OAG. “With Quicket, we’re pushing forward two of our goals: to bring timely, actionable and relevant intelligence that’s critical to the future of distribution, and to equip technology leaders with the data they need to develop new and innovative solutions that will delight their travellers.”
The partnership deepens OAG’s existing data and content solutions, as OAG customers will now have access to enriched amenity data directly through its platform.
“OAG’s long-standing capability to handle data and understand the complexity and science behind different data flows creates the potential for a dynamic partnership,” said Djois Sronipah, founder and CEO at Quicket. “Innovation and growth are key aspects of a tech-centric business, and OAG operates at the changing needs of the market and its stakeholders. Their immense scale and reach offer us new opportunities to solve problems and add even more rich content across the world.”
This partnership is part of OAG’s ongoing efforts to join forces with innovative startups that share its vision around the progressing role of data in travel.
OAG is a leading global travel data provider, that has been powering the growth and innovation of the air travel ecosystem since 1929.
Every day, we support millions of journeys across the globe, enabling a simpler, seamless and more enjoyable travel experience. With the world’s largest network of schedules and status data, and leading-edge analytics tools, we enable our customers to make smarter decisions, better adapt to change and create exceptional customer experiences.
We partner with some of the biggest global brands, airports, airlines, travel operators and fast-growing start-ups to design the best services available today, and the finest innovations of tomorrow.
Headquartered in the UK, OAG has global operations in the USA, Singapore, Japan, Lithuania and China.
QUICKET is a Munich-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, specialized on the supply of reliable data about airline extra services in the travel industry. The company implements technologies from the fields of big data, augmented reality, virtual reality and connected mobility and provides an API that enables QUICKET’s customers to flexibly obtain information for example on seating, WiFi, catering, luggage or priority boarding and present this information to end customers in a user-friendly form via numerous platforms.
QUICKET was founded in 2012 by the former Microsoft manager Djois Franklin as well as Fred Finn, who holds the Guinness World Record for the most covered air miles. Employees of the international team gained experience at Microsoft, Google, IBM, Boeing, Travelport and Flixbus.