Prague Airport

IBM BlueSky solution helps airport set smarter fees and handling charges

Published on 30-Aug-2010

Validated on 16 Dec 2013

"IBM BlueSky creates the opportunity to increase the operational effectiveness of the airport" - Vladimir Měkota, Prague Airport

Customer:
Prague Airport

Industry:
Travel & Transportation

Deployment country:
Czech Republic

Solution:
Operational Management, Optimizing IT, Smart Work, Smarter Planet

Smarter Planet:
Smarter Transportation

IBM Business Partner:
SAP ERP

Overview

Prague Airport is one of the largest airports in central Europe, employing 2,500 people and serving more than twelve million passengers per year.

Business need:
To achieve its objective of continuously expanding passenger capacity, the airport needed a better, more flexible way to set airport and handling fees for its customers, the airlines. It needed access to operational data to generate a fee structure that would both generate increased revenue for the airport and encourage the airlines to use it instead of a competing airport in the region.

Solution:
IBM Global Business Services will implement IBM BlueSky, a specialized information integration system, to Prague Airport. IBM BlueSky unifies airport operational data and then uses advanced algorithms and simulations to calculate various airport and handling fees.

Benefits:
· Enables the airport to set the most flexible, beneficial fees for airport services based on up-to-date, real time data and chosen parameters · The Prague Airport anticipates generating more revenue, attracting and keeping customers, and improving its overall net worth for potential investors in a future potential privatization

Case Study

Prague Airport is one of the largest airports in central Europe, employing 2,500 people and serving more than twelve million passengers per year.

The Need
To achieve its objective of continuously expanding passenger capacity, the airport needed a better, more flexible way to set airport and handling fees for its customers, the airlines. It needed access to operational data to generate a fee structure that would both generate increased revenue for the airport and encourage the airlines to use it instead of a competing airport in the region.

The Solution
IBM Global Business Services will implement IBM BlueSky, a specialized information integration system, to Prague Airport. IBM BlueSky unifies airport operational data and then uses advanced algorithms and simulations to calculate various airport and handling fees.

What makes it smarter
· Enables the airport to set the most flexible, beneficial fees for airport services based on up-to-date, real time data and chosen parameters
· The Prague Airport anticipates generating more revenue, attracting and keeping customers, and improving its overall net worth for potential investors in a future potential privatization

For more information
Please contact your IBM sales representative or IBM Business Partner. Visit us at:
ibm.com/travel and transportation

Products and services used

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Service:
GBS ISV Community: SAP

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