November 05, 2019

Join Infare at the CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit 2019

Infare is proud to be a part of the upcoming CAPA World Aviation Outlook Summit, being held in Malta on 5-6 December 2019.

As part of the Summit, Infare CCO Harald Eisenaecher will share insights during the panel discussion ‘Airline and Airport Investment – Leveraging AI and new technologies to improve efficiency’ on 6 December. Eisenaecher will join senior leaders on stage to explore how the utilisation of big data, AI and other technologies creates a customised customer experience and can enhance revenue.
 
Shedule a meeting at CAPA
 

 

July 10, 2019

Infare sees low-cost carriers’ data consumption rate grow at three-times the rate of network rivals


Research from Infare has found that the top 12 LCCs globally are already data-hungry, with their consumption rate of competitive airfare data growing three-times faster than network carriers.
Infare sees low-cost carriers’ data consumption rate grow

Harald Eisenaecher, Chief Commercial Officer at Infare, says: “Put simply, LCCs are successful because they look at pricing intelligence in a very different way. By using big data and dynamically reviewing pricing, they have been able to consistently stay ahead of the competition…”
 
Read the full Press Release.
 

 

May 14, 2019

Infare appoints new CFO to support growth ambitions

Mikkel Bønnelycke brings expertise in high-growth technology businesses.
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Infare, the global market leader in airfare pricing intelligence, is appointing Mikkel Bønnelycke as Chief Finance Officer to help guide the company’s continued expansion. As a member of Infare’s senior leadership, Mikkel will develop the finance function to best support the company’s growth strategy and to create value for customers and shareholders.
 
Read the full Press Release.
 

 

April 29, 2019

Infare predicts a strong rise in pricing intelligence solutions and airfare data consumption as NDC paves way for personalisation

Infare CCO Harald at ATM

Infare, the global market leader in airfare pricing intelligence, is forecasting a strong rise in pricing intelligence solutions and airfare data consumption over the next few years, propelled by the NDC adoption and availability of game-changing insights and AI-based analysis.
 
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March 12, 2019

Infare further strengths its global sales team with the appointment of Charlotte Gassert

Infare, the global market leader in airfare pricing intelligence, is moving to deepen its understanding of customer needs with the appointment of Charlotte Gassert as Vice President of Sales, Europe.

Gassert brings with her a detailed understanding of the airline industry. Her most recent role was with Etihad Airways as the Corporate Sales Manager for Germany leading the airlines Business Travel Team implementing commercial initiatives across strategic corporate and trade accounts.

Read the full Press Release.

 

March 5, 2019

Infare’s next-gen airfare intelligence tool makes debut at ITB Berlin

Infare, the global market leader in airfare pricing intelligence (Stand 136, Hall 6.1), will be debuting Pharos, its next-generation business intelligence tool for airlines, at ITB Berlin 2019.
 
Read the full Press Release.

 

 

January 23, 2019

Dominique Leroux joins Infare as Vice President of Marketing

Infare, the global market leader in airfare pricing intelligence, is positioning itself for further growth with the key appointment of Dominique Leroux as Vice President of Marketing.

Dominique brings with her extensive marketing experience gained at the world’s leading travel technology providers where she held various leadership positions across Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Most recently, she headed up the marketing organisation for Sabre in Asia Pacific, based in Singapore.
 
Read the full Press Release.

 

 

Janurary 17, 2019

Flight Centre partners with Infare for Superior Pricing Intelligence

Infare, the global market leader in airfare pricing intelligence, has been chosen by multi award-winning travel agency Flight Centre to support the company in improving its airfare competitiveness.

infare partner flight centre travel group

”Infare’s best-in-class airfare data coupled with Air Cube’s Retailers PPS visual analytics product provides us with the ability to make informed pricing decisions at every stage of our customer buying cycle.”

– says Greg Parker, Executive General Manager of Global Air at Flight Centre Travel Group

Flight Centre will increase the efficiency and agility of its pricing teams through Infare’s business intelligence solutions. The company will use Infare’s airfare data – the most comprehensive source in the world – together with the Retailers Pricing Position Suite (PPS) from Air Cube, an Infare partner. In combination, these tools will allow Flight Centre to rapidly identify new pricing opportunities and sharpen its competitive edge.

Read about Flight Centre and Infare’s partnership

 

 

December 21, 2018

How Airlines can use more effectively the “gold” of this century: Big Data and Pricing Intelligence

Read LARA Magazine Dec/Jan Issue (page 47) to learn about what Airlines will need to be completely up-to-speed with the latest pricing in order to personalise offers based on customers information, buying behaviours and external factors. Moreover, how airlines gain a competitive advantage, make customers happier and reach higher profitability all at the same time.

“Harnessing the full power of airfare pricing intelligence – and being able to use effectively the 21st century “gold” that is data to drive more revenue or gain a competitive advantage – is a must for all airlines.”

– says Infare’s Chief Commercial Officer, Harald Eisenaecher.

Read the full interview on LARA Magazine, Dec/Jan Issue, page 47

 

December 5, 2018

Infare opens new office in Berlin to fuel future growth

The new office is part of Infare’s new commercial strategy under Harald Eisenaecher, who joined the global team in February after a 20-year career with leading travel technology businesses. Infare is investing heavily to build a truly customer-centric culture that delivers mission-critical data insights backed by outstanding service.

Berlin’s ‘Silicon Allee’ is fast emerging as Europe’s premier technology centre and has been chosen as home to Infare’s new commercial hub. Based in a converted former factory in the hip Charlottenburg district, the office will be led by Chief Commercial Officer Harald Eisenaecher and bring together a multi-disciplinary team of marketing, sales, business development, HR and tech professionals.

“Team members in our Berlin office will join at an exciting time, as Infare is helping airlines rise to the challenges of dynamic pricing and fare personalisation. Mastery of big data will become key to profitability in the coming years, making airfare intelligence providers as important to airlines’ futures as GDSs have been to their past and presence.”

– says Harald Eisenaecher , CCO at Infare.

 

 

December 4, 2018

Aegean keeps ahead of competition leveraging airfare insight powered by Infare

We have been collaborating with Aegean Airlines for over 8 years, and we are thrilled to share today a statement by their CCO, Roland Jaggi about our partnership.

“Aegean keeps ahead of competition leveraging airfare insight powered by Infare. Aegean Air has partnered with INFARE since 2010 to leverage the insight offered by very comprehensive and rigorously vetted airfare data. Today, the speed with which information is delivered is crucial to any business, and it is particularly true for airlines. Thanks to INFARE we access up-to-date airfare information. We appreciate INFARE’s focus on high-quality customer service and support, values that our two companies share. Every day we use airfare insight to closely monitor our competitors’ behavior, assess the results of our actions, and fine-tune our revenue management strategies whenever needed. Furthermore, accessing historical airfares, we can conduct long-term analysis and forecasting, which allow us to act proactively, keeping ahead of the market. We are looking forward to further strengthen our partnership with Infare to better seize the opportunities offered by our rapidly evolving industry.”

– says Roland Jaggi, CCO at Aegean Airlines.

 

 

November 19, 2018

Infare launches next-generation Pricing Intelligence Tool

Pharos next-generation pricing intelligence tool

“For airlines of all sizes, pricing intelligence is a crucial driver of profitability and we are a key enabler for enhancing this. With Pharos, we are launching the next-generation tool of choice for analysing competitive pricing behaviour. Carriers can earn hundreds of millions of dollars annually by using Pharos’ visually intuitive analysis functionality to unlock fare pricing opportunities through identifying and tracking competitor patterns.”

– says Nils Gelbjerg-Hansen, CEO at Infare.

 

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September 12, 2018

A New Opportunity rising: Data Monetisation in the Aviation Industry


Data monetisation is growing rapidly across all industries. The airline sector, especially within the low-cost segment, has always been at the forefront of this trend and still is. The revenue management and pricing strategies work at play in the low-cost industry.

The article published this week by Low Cost & Regional Airline Business Magazine highlights what it takes to reap the full potential of Big Data, how far the industry has come and which are the next steps, as well as, the future potential of data monetization in the aviation industry.

 

 

August 16, 2018

Meet Infare’s team members at these events in September!

We are happy to announce that in the last quarter of 2018 Infare’s team members will be attending Aviation Festival 2018, World Routes 2018 and The 5th China Airline Revenue & Pricing management conference 2018.

Click the images bellow to find out more information as well as to connect with a delegated attendees.

 

 

July 16, 2018

How To Use Airfares in Airport Marketing? Interview with Infare’s CCO.

Harald Eisenaecher, Chief Commercial Officer of Infare, looks at how airports are discovering the power of fare data.

READ THE INTERVIEW

 

 

May 1, 2018

Infare’s CCO brings in an experienced Travel Industry leader to drive sales excellence

The Infare Team just welcomed one more expert of the travel industry: Achim Tyler joins the commercial team as Director of Global Business Development & Sales Steering.
Achim brings more than 17 years’ experience as a leader in the Travel Technology and the Online and Leisure travel space. At Infare Achim will drive our sales within the areas of sales steering and operations, pricing excellence and customer segmentation.

Read the full Press Release.

 

 

April 24, 2018

Meet Infare’s team members at these events in April and June!

We are happy to announce that in the second quarter of 2018 Infare’s team members will be attending Routes Europe 2018, IATA 142nd Slot Conference and ACI EUROPE/World General Assembly!

Click the images bellow to find out more information as well as to connect with a delegated attendees.

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ACI EUROPE/World General Assembly

IATA The 142nd Slot Conference

 

 

March 7, 2018

Airfare Big Data: What’s in it for your airport? The new source of insight for Airport Network Monitoring & Route Development (FREE WEBINAR)

Airfare data is highly relied upon by airlines for pricing activities and route profitability studies.
In this webinar we look at how Airfare Big Data allows Airports to:

  • Analyse airline customers’ performance.
  • Identify new revenue opportunities.

We analysed one of the most celebrated success stories of the past months: Norwegian’s long-haul operations from London Gatwick to New York J.F.K. We looked at how to evaluate the airline’s performance and its impact on Gatwick’s operations. Furthermore we took a closer look at the implications for airports sharing the same catchment area.

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February 19, 2018

Travel Technology Expert Ian Wheeler joins Infare as Chairman

We are proud to announce that today prominent travel technology executive Ian Wheeler is joining the board of Infare as non-executive chairman.

As Nils Gelbjerg-Hansen, CEO of Infare, says: “Ian has an impressive track record, giving him an expert understanding of what it takes to grow travel technology businesses successfully. His advice and connections will be invaluable in guiding Infare through its next phase of growth.”

Read the full Press Release.

 

 

February 12, 2018

Infare intensifies customer focus with top industry hire

We are proud to announce that today Harald Eisenaecher joins our management team as Chief Commercial Officer.

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.

Read the full Press Release.

 

 

February 6, 2018

Meet Infare’s team members at these events in February and March!

We are thrilled to announce that in the first quarter of 2018 Infare’s team members will be attending CONNECT, Aviation Festival Asia & Routes Asia.

 

Click the images bellow to find out more information as well as to connect with a delegated attendees.

CONNECT 2018 | 20-22 February, Tbilisi, Gorgia | Infare

Meet us at Aviation Festival Asia 2018 event Infare trade events

 

Routes Asia 2018 - The route development forum for Asia Infare

 

 

October 20, 2017

New project supported by the European Social Fund to boost employees’ professional development

We are proud to announce that Infare will very soon start implementing a project funded by the European Social Fund!
The project “Training and Improvement of Specific Competences of UAB “Infare VNO” employees” (Project Code No. 09.4.3-ESFA-T-846-01-0045) has the goal to improve the competences, knowledge and abilities of existing and future employees, which are part of our Vilnius Team.
The training provided within this project is directly related to the work done by the Infare VNO staff and is intended to improve the staff’s specific competencies and skills.
As a result of the project, which will be implemented from end October 2017, 58 employees will receive a dedicated training.

The project and associated trainings will be completed by 2020.

 

 

 

May 11, 2017

Infare acquires QL2 Software’s Airline Business to become a Global Player in Airfare Data & Analytics

Today INFARE has acquired the air data business of QL2 Software to enhance our offer in airfare data and analysis tools focused entirely on serving the needs of airlines and airports.

As a result of this transaction, QL2’s current airline & airports customers will join INFARE and from today they will be supported by our world-class data and products and by our international Team. This is a great step for INFARE and fully in line with our mission of delivering the most comprehensive data and competitive intelligence tools to the global airline industry.

Nils Gelbjerg-Hansen, CEO of INFARE, says: “We are thrilled to welcome our new customers and are working to ensure they experience a seamless transition under their existing contractual terms. Combining QL2’s aviation business with our own will enable INFARE to be an even stronger partner for our customers, whose need for actionable data insights is growing exponentially. Over the past two years, we’ve had a very positive response to the launch of our Pharos and Altus analysis tools, which give customers the power to undertake comparative airfare analysis in unprecedented ways. As a larger business, we will be even better placed to keep investing in new products and services to underpin our customers’ profitability.”

The agreement is being funded through an investment in INFARE by Ventiga Capital Partners LLP. INFARE was advised in relation to the transactions with QL2 and Ventiga by Nordic M&A. Niclas Gabrán, Managing Partner of Ventiga Capital Partners, says: “We are very excited to become a shareholder in INFARE following its acquisition of QL2’s airline and airport business. We look forward to supporting INFARE and its management team in its growth strategy going forward.”

Lars-Erik Houmann Christensen, Chairman, INFARE, says: “The acquisition of the QL2 airline business is a great step for us and fully in line with our strategy of delivering the most comprehensive data and competitive intelligence tools for the global airline industry. We look forward to supplying both our existing and new customers and we will continue to stay focused on their needs.”

 

 

April 25, 2017

Apache Spark training by Infare Lead Data Scientist in Krakow

Our Lead Data Scientist, Josef Habdank, will be the key speaker at the Extreme Apache Spark Meetup organised by the Group DATAKRK. Josef will explain how to design and realise an extremely scalable data processing pipeline on Apache Spark. The talk will be based on the incredible accomplishments of our Data Platform Team, which in just 3 months created a pipeline able to effortlessly crunch 2.5 Billion airfare a day.

Join us at Pauza in Garden to find out how to design an extremely scalable data processing pipeline on Apache Spark using tech such as: Spark Streaming, Scala, Kafka/Kinesis, Snappy, Avro, Parquet, HDFS/S3, Zeppelin.

Find out more about the Meetup.

 

 

October 25, 2016

Infare Lead Data Scientist among the speakers of the Spark Summit 2016

Josef Habdank, Infare Lead Data Scientist, will be among the speakers of the upcoming Spark Summit Europe, which will take place in Brussel on the 25-27 October.
Over 1200 engineers, analysts and scientists are expected to join the event for three days of intense learning.
Josef’s talk will focus on one of the success stories we are most proud of: the development of a Prediction-as-a-Service Platform which trains and predicts trends on 1 billion observed air prices daily. The machine learning framework the Team developed is used to predict airfares used as support tool for the Airline Revenue Management systems.