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IROP’s impact on global airlines

42-27522460.gifBy David Perez

Travel Product Manager, HP

 

Irregular operations (IROP) have taken a negative toll on airlines across the world by costing them executive amounts of money each year. When an airline’s schedule is delayed, aircrafts, crews, and passengers are all affected. With the help of the HP Flight Operations Integration Platform, airlines will now have the support that is needed in order to distinguish between the various situations that affect these key factors, as well as cost reduction.

SiliconAngle's The Cube Discusses Airlines and the Cloud with HP's Brian Cook

Cook Headshot web.jpgOn Tuesday, at HP Discover, Brian Cook, vice president and general manager, travel & transportation for HP Enterprise Services discussed the unique challenges of the airline industry with Dave Vellante and Jeffrey Kelly, hosts of SiliconAngle's The Cube. Watch the great conversation that ensued about cloud and how, when it comes to computing, a storm is actually a good thing for airlines.

Airline industry taking off into the Cloud at HPDiscover

So as I waited for the plane to take off for the HP Discover conference in Las Vegas, I begin to think about the state of the airline industry ... where they started years back ... and where they are today. Airlines used to offer all services as part of the single price customers paid when purchasing the ticket. Today, we pay for the ticket and everything else in addition whether it be an extra piece of baggage or in some cases, one more bottle of water. As the aircraft took off into the clouds, I could not help but wonder if this industry could take advantage of the inherent benefits of cloud computing to realize business gains -- business gains that would allow them to improve the overall customer experience for you and me.

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