Friday, April 19, 2013

■ DUBAI: Mercator signs up Algeria's Tassili and Ghana's Antrak for its Avantik PSS.

Mercator logoMercator, the aviation IT solution provider, has signed up Algeria's Tassili Airlines (SF) and Ghana's Antrak Air (4O) to Avantik suite, a Passenger Services System (PSS) aimed at low cost and regional carriers.

Avantik suite MercatorJoining a growing family of 23 airlines leveraging the benefits of the Avantik PSS web-based platform, the fourth quarter of 2012 saw Algerian based carrier, Tassili Airlines making their maiden flight with Avantik and opening their sales channels on the 2nd of March, 2013.

Additionally, three carriers have already signed on with Avantik in 2013 amongst whom is Ghanaian domestic operator Antrak Air who are scheduled to start using the Suite during the first half of 2013.

Avantik is a next generation, cost-effective PSS solution built on flexible web-services; making it an especially good fit for low cost carriers and start-ups where initial software investment considerations are sometimes prohibitive. Simple API connections mean that Avantik can be easily integrated with third party platforms to help airlines quickly realize their full potential in ancillary revenues.