Jet Airways, a fast-growing international airline based in India, has signed a ten year IT agreement with IBM that is worth $67 million.
Signed earlier this week, the plan is not just for information technology services, but is also for business transformation.
Jet Airways which calls itself the the premier airline for India, says the deal will give them growth by taking their business strategy and aligning it with their IT needs.
Technology will help lead the company to be more effective and efficient.
IBM will give IT application support services and Infrastructure which will include: data center operations, employee transition, central help desk support, internet security services using Tivoli Suite, server and storage operations, SAP and other operating systems, and network management.
Direct distribution, airport operations, and frequent flier programs will be transformed by the new cutting edge technology, which promises to improve the aitline’s daily operations and provide its passengers with a more highly-personalized customer experience.
Jet Airways is one of the youngest airline operators in the world. Their average fleet age is just under 5 years. They fly to 65 destinations and own 90 aircraft. Jet Airways own ten Boeing 77-300 ERâ€™s, 12 Airbus A330-200â€™s, 14 ATR 72-500 turboprop aircraft and 54 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 planes.
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