Vueling signs deal for Cirium Sky – a data package to improve airline operational performance

LONDON – This month, the Spanish airline Vueling, part of IAG (International Airlines Group), signed a historic agreement with Cirium, the aviation analysis company, to improve the operational efficiency of airlines aerials thanks to the Cirium Sky managed data warehouse and analysis solution.

The multi-year agreement gives the airline access to Cirium’s new data warehouse and aviation analytics capability. This partnership will allow Vueling to gain unique insight into more than 25 operational factors and ultimately deliver an optimal traveler experience.

Cirium Sky will enable more efficient flight planning, particularly in the event of disruption, to minimize delays for its customers.

Management declarations

Jeremy Bowen, CEO of Ciriumsaid: “Our aeronautical data warehouse, Cirium Sky, is essential to support Vueling’s digital transformation initiatives and will enable the airline to improve flight operations, reduce travel delays and set the stage for the future. ‘operational effectiveness.

Vueling is considered by Cirium to be the agile and innovative leader of AGI through the implementation of several initiatives, including Vueling Transform, to unleash its full potential through digitization and low-cost leadership.

Oliver Iffert, Director of Operations of Vueling, said: “Coming out of the pandemic, Vueling is emerging even more efficient and competitive as we prioritize actionable insights backed by a wealth of data and context.

“Data is essential to evaluate our operations and identify ways to deliver a passenger experience that stands out.”

“Thanks to Cirium Sky, Vueling can plan its flights more efficiently and analyze flight delays based on accurate data. As a result, we will reduce delays and minimize disruptions. »

Single source of aeronautical data

The move to Cirium Sky moves Vueling from using multiple data providers and data stored in siled systems to a single source of aeronautical data and analysis.

This strategic data and analytics partnership gives the airline access to the industry’s largest data warehouse, which provides a 360-degree view of flights, as well as prescriptive and predictive analytics to anticipate future operational challenges.

Bowen added: “Improving operations is not only essential for the traveler experience, but also to address the liquidity and capacity recovery issues that airlines are facing as a result of COVID-19. “

“By democratizing data and enabling smarter and faster decision-making, airlines would realize huge savings. We are delighted to partner with Vueling and create value for their business.”

Cirium Sky is specifically designed to enable airlines, airports, financial institutions, aircraft manufacturers and travel distributors to unlock the value of aeronautical data.

About Cirium

Cirium brings together powerful data and analytics to move the world. Provide insights, based on decades of industry experience, that enable travel agencies, aircraft manufacturers, airports, airlines, and financial institutions, among others, to make logical, informed decisions that shape the future travel, increase revenue and improve the customer experience.

Cirium is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision-making tools for professionals and businesses

About Vueling

Vueling SA is a Spanish low-cost airline based in El Prat de Llobregat in Greater Barcelona with hubs at Barcelona-El Prat Airport, Paris-Orly Airport in Paris, France and the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino airport in Rome, Italy. It is the largest airline in Spain, measured by the size of its fleet and the number of destinations.

Vueling plays a key role in connectivity in Spain, Europe’s largest home market. For this winter of 2022, the company has a network of more than 240 short and medium-haul routes in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, which are operated with a fleet of Airbus A319, A320, A320neo and A321.

In 2021, Vueling won the World Airline Awards as “Best Low Cost Airline in Europe”.

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