China Southern Airlines to Adapt Unisys via TravelSky

Unisys Corporation announced to migrate China Southern Airlines to its Unisys AirCore® via TravelSky. It is the next-generation passenger system to streamline and modernize passenger sales and service (PSS) applications.

TravelSky is the leading provider of information technology solutions for China’s air travel and tourism industry. It also provides the reservations, inventory and departure control systems used by China’s air carriers. TravelSky hosts a version of AirCore in its data centre, tailored to the needs of China’s aviation industry. Thus it offers to China’s airlines via software-as-a-service.

China Southern is the largest airline in Asia by fleet size and total passengers. It is the third of TravelSky’s airline clients to migrate to AirCore. The airline generates approximately 50 million flight queries and one million booking requests per day. Across the three airlines, more than 300 million passengers annually will use AirCore. Especially to make their flight reservations to travel within China and across the globe. Additionally, Unisys was awarded the new scope contract with TravelSky in the third quarter of 2019.

Rick Mayhew, vice president and general manager, Unisys Asia Pacific said

“China has the world’s second-largest domestic passenger market behind only the U.S. Asia Pacific represents more than one-third of the global international air passenger and cargo markets. We are delighted to help China Southern Airlines access a flexible system. This will help to quickly respond to capacity changes and also to interact with their customers via a variety of channels.”

AirCore is a modern suite of airline passenger services solutions that optimizes airline customer and employee experiences. Its range of core services includes

  • Inventory 
  • Order management 
  • Offer management 
  • Reservations
  • Ticketing 
  • Departure control

This comprehensive, modular system can complement, enhance and transform legacy airline passenger services systems into a full-service retailing platform. Moreover, AirCore has been granted New Distribution Capability (NDC) Level 4 Certification by IATA.

Unisys has more than 55 years of experience providing advanced, mission-critical IT solutions to the travel and transportation industry. Nine of the top ten airlines depend on Unisys solutions.