BLUE BELL, Pa., Nov. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), a long-time provider of mission-critical IT solutions to the airline industry, today announced that it has licensed the full suite of its next-generation Airline Core Systems Solution (AirCore) to another major provider of airline industry IT solutions and services.
Under the agreement, the provider has obtained licensing rights to use all 11 modules of the Unisys AirCore solution – encompassing airline functions such as inventory, reservations, ticketing and check-in – for use in its own airline passenger services solution.
Unisys will continue to develop and offer its AirCore solution directly to the airline industry and to airline service providers.
The Unisys AirCore solution helps airlines improve profitability by providing streamlined processes and business controls. Built as a modular suite of next-generation applications in the Java development language, Unisys AirCore is designed to replace conventional airline reservations, inventory and departure control systems with advanced functionality that helps airlines enhance customer loyalty by improving how they service and sell to their customers.
"This agreement is a clear win-win for Unisys and the airline industry," said Olivier Houri, Unisys transportation president. "Over the past decade Unisys has invested in our AirCore solution to create what we believe is the most powerful, open suite of next-generation airline passenger system on the market. This agreement opens up the benefits of AirCore to more airlines, helping them transform from process-centric businesses to nimble, customer-centric enterprises."
Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world. For more information, visit www.unisys.com.
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