Portland, OR, October 29, 2015 – FlightStats, the leader in flight data services and applications for the global travel industry, announces All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest airline, as a launch partner for the newly developed FlightStats Analytics application.
ANA has one of the best on-time performance records of any airline in the world having won numerous FlightStats On-time Performance Service Awards over the past several years. ANA will be using FlightStats Analytics in an effort to continue to improve operational performance through detailed analysis of route performance, block time performance, hub operations and other key metrics.
“We are delighted to enhance our relationship with FlightStats by being the airline launch customer of their new analytics tool,” said Mr. Yutaka Nakazato, Deputy Senior Vice President. “We are confident that with this new analytics tool we will continue to improve our on-time performance and create an enhanced customer experience for our travellers and efficiencies for our airline operations.”
FlightStats Analytics is a cloud-based data warehouse comprised of operational flight information sourced from hundreds of airlines, airports, civil aviation authorities and other sources of real-time flight status. The data warehouse includes historical and near real-time flight data updated every 5 minutes from the FlightStats operational database. Reports and visualizations are powered by Tableau and delivered via a web interface. With FlightStats Analytics, ANA will have complete visibility into their operations in near real-time and be able to analyze past performance versus the performance of other airlines in key markets or system wide.
“ANA is our first airline customer to use our new FlightStats Analytics application. We have a long-standing strong relationship with ANA and this will only strengthen that relationship. We at FlightStats are thrilled to enable our customers like ANA to use our global flight data in a more strategic way. We pride ourselves on providing high-value services to our customers and this is a prime example of that capability.” said Tod Hutchinson, FlightStats CEO.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) is the largest airline in Japan by revenues and passenger numbers. Founded in 1952, ANA flies today on 73 international routes and 120 domestic routes. The ANA group has 35,000 employees and a fleet of 242 aircraft. In FY2014, it carried 50.4 million passengers and generated revenues of 1.71 trillion Japanese yen. ANA has been a member of Star Alliance since 1999, and has joint-ventures with United Airlines on trans-Pacific and Asia routes, and with Lufthansa, Swiss International Airlines and Austrian Airlines on Japan-Europe routes. Its Frequent Flyer Program, ANA Mileage Club, has more than 26 million members. ANA was voted Airline of the Year for 2013 by Air Transport World Magazine, and in 2015 was awarded five stars for the third consecutive year by the world’s leading Airline and Airport review site, SKYTRAX. ANA is the launch customer and biggest operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
FlightStats provides data services and applications to customers serving the global travel industry. The company has established a leadership position as a provider of global flight information, servicing airlines, airports, travel agencies, developers, consumers, and more.
The company delivers the flight tracking and airport data that powers many of the world’s most popular travel applications. The company also provides web and mobile applications to the FlightStats community, helping travelers to better manage their travel day. FlightStats’ data is viewed by millions of people each month, and the company is constantly evolving to offer the best worldwide communication and tracking services to travelers, including the airlines, agencies and developers who serve them.
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