SriLanka national airline plans aggressive growth
BARCELONA – SriLankan Airlines has doubled its passenger volume in last 4 years and has aggressive plans to grow their passenger count.
BARCELONA – SriLankan Airlines has doubled its passenger volume in last 4 years and has aggressive plans to grow their passenger count. With eSmash, SriLankan Airlines will be able to monitor their regional as well as global market share by origin & destination, agent, issue month, and class. It will also help the regional and station managers to identify their loyal sales agents and prospective agents.
SriLankan Airlines, the national carrier of Sri Lanka, chose Accelya’s eSmash to accurately monitor their market share in their key markets across the globe. The airline will use eSmash across Europe, Middle East, Far East and Indian sub-continent, among others.
“SriLankan Airlines has been constantly looking for ways and means to expand its reach globally. In this endeavor, we believe eSmash service will provide us accurate information on the airline’s market share; specifying our strength in our prime markets. Thus, we have decided to use eSmash in all our key markets across the globe”, said Mr. Lal Perera, Head of Worldwide Sales, SriLankan Airlines.
“We are confident that eSmash will provide insights to SriLankan Airlines to support them in their expansion plans and manage their global and regional sales strategy”, said Emmanuel de Lassagne, General Manager – Airline Business Intelligence Solutions, Accelya.
Accelya’s eSmash is the most accurate market share analysis solution for airline station managers and sales teams. It is a web-based solution and provides instant information on airline market share versus the competition, at a few clicks. eSmash enables superior decision-making to improve market share and be more competitive.
Over 120 airlines globally use eSmash to monitor their market share.
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About SriLankan Airlines
Tracing its origins back to 1947, SriLankan Airlines today is the flag carrier airline for Sri Lanka but also the largest international airline serving the Maldives and with a significant presence in southern India too.
It has virtually doubled in size since peace returned to its home country four years ago and plans further substantial expansion to its fleet and network in the next few years.
It now operates a fleet of 21 aircraft – including seven Airbus A320s, five A330-200s and six A340-300s, with an average age of nine years.
Using the airline code UL, it carried 4.7 million passengers last year between its Colombo base and 32 destinations in 20 countries across Asia, Europe and the Middle East, including Oneworld hubs Doha, Hong Kong, London Heathrow, Kuala Lumpur, Moscow Domodedovo and Tokyo Narita, along with Bangkok and Singapore.
SriLankan Airlines joined oneworld airline alliance on May 1st, this year as the first carrier from the Indian subcontinent to become part of any global airline groups. Visit SriLankan Airlines at www.srilankan.com