Ensuring the ability to handle growth in China’s aviation industry quickly and securely
The Business Challenge
Support what IATA forecasts will be the world’s largest air passenger market (defined by traffic to, from and within) by 2029.
- Unisys Enterprise Computing Solutions, including ClearPath Forward® systems with Extended Transaction Capacity (XTC) clustering capability to link up to six systems for increased transaction processing capacity, storage and virtual tape library; AirCore® next-generation passenger system which TravelSky offers as a hosted system to China’s airlines - Air China is the first client of the new solution; Unisys Cargo Solutions which TravelSky offers to China’s cargo airlines via Software-as-a-Service model from a Unisys secure private cloud environment hosted in Beijing, now used by Air China and China Eastern.
Results and Benefits
- Ensured the ability to quickly and securely handle the predicted 1.19 billion passengers in 2034, 758 million more than 2014 with an average annual growth rate of 5.2%
- Enabled Air China to generate ~50 million flight queries and 1 million booking requests per day