FLY91 partners with IBS Software to democratise air travel

Regional airline FLY91

Indian Regional airline FLY91, has partnered with IBS Software to power its commercial operations.

FLY91 aims to provide an air alternative to road and rail travel across underserved routes in India.

By implementing IBS Software’s omni-channel iFly Res commerce platform, FLY91 claim to create a compelling user experience powered by the platform’s set of APIs and flexible rules engine.

Additionally, access to an API-driven ecosystem gives FLY91 the ability to open its services and routes connecting tier 2 (population of 50,000 to 100,000) and tier 3 (population of 20,000 to 50,000) cities across India to interline partners, providing international and domestic airlines with a solution to last-mile coverage to smaller destinations that are traditionally poorly or underserved by existing carriers.

Prasanna Subramaniam, CTO at FLY91, commented: “At FLY91 we are striving to deliver comfortable, reliable and affordable flights for everyone in India, opening up new travel opportunities to cities that have been underserved in the past.

“Delivering a simple and slick reservation experience will be a critical part of our success as we look to inspire a new demographic of air passengers.

“It is also vital that we deliver a peerless experience and have the ability to react to market dynamics in real time to keep costs down.

“Making all that happen requires brilliant and like-minded partners like IBS Software.

“We are excited they are on the journey with us as we enable the next 100 million Indians to take flight.”

Gautam Shekar, Senior Vice President at IBS Software, said: “FLY91 is an airline with a clear vision and a bright future.

“They also recognise that embracing cutting edge technology is fundamental to realising their ambitions.

“We’re thrilled to have been trusted to power the commercial operations of such a visionary carrier.

“We look forward to supporting FLY91 by delivering differentiated customer experiences that help unlock a new wave of travel opportunities for millions of Indians.”