An interview with Stephan Nagel – Executive Vice President of PROLOGIS Strategy
An interview with Stephan Nagel - Executive Vice President of PROLOGIS Strategy Stephan Nagel, Executive Vice President of the new PROLOGIS Strategy, is a true airliner and has kerosene in his blood. Nevertheless, he currently sees a very dynamic change in the aviation industry. The traditional classification between charter airlines, low-cost carriers, hybrid and network airlines simply no longer applies anymore. Basically, all players in the market are looking for new strategical and tactical approaches to actively design change in the industry.Please click here to read the complete interview in German or English and to obtain more information about Stephan [...]
Sabre acquires Airpas Aviation
Sabre acquires Airpas Aviation On April 19, PROLOGIS sold its 25% stake in Airpas Aviation to Sabre. After 13 years of developing Airpas together successfully to the world's market leader for DOC management and route profitability in aviation PROLOGIS thanks the entire Airpas team and our fellow shareholders for their cooperation. The PROLOGIS team wishes AIRPAS and SABRE all the best and success for their growth plans and future business.
An interview with TUIfly: How Terrorist Attacks Affect Travel & Tourism
An interview with TUIfly: How Terrorist Attacks Affect Travel & Tourism Travelling in times of international crises and terror: TUIfly is talking in an interview with PROLOGIS about the impact of recent terrorist attacks and the changes for the airline caused through recent terror attacks. The current travel situation doesn’t look promising in Germany. Many people have decided not to go on their summer vacations, due to the uncertain situation in destinations like Egypt, Tunesia and Turkey. Can only heavy price reductions help or what other actions can be taken?
TRANSAVIA GoLive on GoNow at new German hub
TRANSAVIA GoLive on GoNow at new German hub On February 19, 2016, the first Transavia flight took off from Munich to Eindhoven. PROLOGIS is supporting TRANSAVIA with respect to its DCS rollout. It was a very smooth go live on GoNow release 1.9. on HV’s new German hub Munich. We will continue to support the project management and the next cutover will be in Rotterdam in April.
PROLOGIS at the ITB 2016 in Berlin
PROLOGIS at the ITB 2016 in Berlin 50 years of ITB Berlin, Germany: Fully booked exhibition halls, more trade visitors than ever before and record sales.From 9 to 13 March 2016 some 10,000 exhibiting companies from 187 countries and regions met with 120,000 trade visitors in the 26 exhibition halls, which had been booked up months in advance. The main themes at the ITB Convention, which is regarded as the “think tank“ for the international industry, were “Travel 4.0“ and the complete digitalization of all the various business processes of travel companies.PROLOGIS CEO Gerd Pontius attended the ITB, one of [...]
Airneth Seminar – The Feasibility of Long-Haul Low-Cost Operations
Airneth Seminar - The Feasibility of Long-Haul Low-Cost Operations Airneth, a worldwide scientific network for aviation research and policy, has organized on the 9th of December a seminar at the Dutch Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment in The Hague on the topic of long-haul lost cost operations. PROLOGIS has been one of the presenters through our colleagues Hanna Schaal and Bogdan Delicostea, tackling the degree in which the low-cost business model could be transferred to long-haul operations. The following presentations, from academia (prof. Sveinn Gudmundsson, Toulouse Business School) and airlines (Jeroen Erdman, Transavia) brought new light and [...]
PROLOGIS at the Aviation Symposium in Frankfurt
PROLOGIS at the Aviation Symposium in Frankfurt On December 1, 2015, Germany’s Travel Industry Club hosted the 1st Aviation Symposium in Frankfurt. The event was aimed at experts and representatives of the German travel and aviation industry. PROLOGIS was one of the main sponsors and took an active part both with regard to selecting the event’s topics and speakers and on stage. The morning session under the slogan “Showdown in the German leisure flight industry” was moderated by PROLOGIS’ CEO Gerd Pontius. The panelists represented airlines with different business models and different strategies: Elisabeth Jesse (easyJet), Dr. Dieter Nirschl (TUIFly), [...]
Successful Upgrade to NewSkies 3.4.11 at iDTGV
Successful Upgrade to NewSkies 3.4.11 at iDTGV PROLOGIS has been part of the project team in charge of data validation support for French railway carrier iDTGV and their upgrade to NewSkies 3.4.11. Since November 3, iDTGV has been running on the new platform and its project planning and efforts have led to a very smooth transition. Congratulations to the team at iDTGV, it was a pleasure to work alongside you!
PROLOGIS at the FVW Congress
PROLOGIS at the FVW Congress On September 15-16, 2015, the German publishing house FVW hosted its annual FVW Conference, one of Germany’s most popular events for the travel industry. For the first time, the event took place in Essen, Germany, where 2,200 industry experts met to exchange on and discuss the current market developments. This year, our team members Gerd Pontius and Hanna Schaal were amongst the speakers: They presented the results of PROLOGIS’ NDC study. Furthermore, Air Berlin’s CEO Stefan Pichler spoke about how he aims to restructure and reposition the airline in the market to overcome the [...]
PROLOGIS at the WFS in Barcelona
PROLOGIS at the WFS in Barcelona From September 14-17 PROLOGIS attended the 2nd World Financial Symposium hosted by IATA. This year, more than 750 airline finance and revenue accounting professionals met in Barcelona, Spain to exchange on some of our industry’s most relevant finance topics. Under the item “Accounting after NDC” we could follow very interesting presentations and panels, for instance around the impact of NDC on Ticketing and Revenue Accounting. Overall, the conference aims on discussing actions that may lead to sustained airline financial health.