Infare intensifies customer focus with top industry hire

12 February, 2018
Copenhagen, Denmark

 
Harald Eisenaecher joins as Chief Commercial Officer.
 
Infare, the market-leading provider of airfare intelligence to the aviation and travel industries, is expanding its management team with the appointment of senior travel executive Harald Eisenaecher as Chief Commercial Officer.
 

 

“Pricing intelligence is becoming increasingly important in the highly competitive airline and travel industries. Infare is already relied upon by many players in the travel industry for vital airfare data and is excellently positioned to deepen its customer relationships with increasingly powerful analytical tools. I’m excited to be joining the company at this time and look forward to helping it find new ways to delight its customers.”

– Harald Eisenaecher
 
 
Eisenaecher brings more than 20 years’ experience as a leader in travel and data businesses, most recently as Senior Vice President for EMEA at Sabre and previously at Lufthansa Group, eBay and Deutsche Telekom. At Infare, he will be responsible for the customer-facing organisation, ensuring the company anticipates the evolving needs of its customers worldwide and grows it’s revenue base.
 
Founded in 2000 in Copenhagen, Infare is relied upon by more than 260 airlines, airports and travel agents for high-quality, consistent airfare data and powerful analysis tools that allow day-to-day and long-term strategic revenue management, pricing and network decisions to be taken with confidence.
 
Nils Gelbjerg-Hansen, CEO of Infare, says: “Infare’s success to date has depended on staying close to our customers. We’re delighted that, following last year’s expansion when we began serving the former aviation customers of QL2 Software, Infare has the scale and market opportunity to attract talent such as Harald. With his senior airline and travel experience, and his passion for innovation and customer-centricity, Harald will help us continue to set new standards for actionable pricing intelligence and accelerate our growth. His arrival comes as part of our investment to better serve the needs of the travel industry.”
 
Eisenaecher says: “Pricing intelligence is becoming increasingly important in the highly competitive airline and travel industries. Infare is already relied upon by many players in the travel industry for vital airfare data and is excellently positioned to deepen its customer relationships with increasingly powerful analytical tools. I’m excited to be joining the company at this time and look forward to helping it find new ways to delight its customers.”
 
Every day, Infare delivers more than 3.5 billion airfare observations to its customers worldwide through bespoke data files. Through its Pharos, Altus and Airports analysis tools, Infare enables revenue and pricing managers, analysts and route and network planners to undertake detailed analysis of current and historic competitor pricing to help maximise flight and route profitability.
 
Infare’s products are increasingly valuable to all participants of the travel value chain, be they airports, airlines, OTAs or travel agents. Infare’s next phase of investment will have a particular focus on product development and service offerings to benefit all constituents of the travel industry.
 

“With his senior airline and travel experience, and his passion for innovation and customer-centricity, Harald will help us continue to set new standards for actionable pricing intelligence and accelerate our growth. His arrival comes as part of our investment to better serve the needs of the travel industry.” “

– Nils Gelbjerg-Hansen, CEO of Infare