about the client
The group operates scheduled flights to recreation destinations in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, the Indochinese Peninsula, South Asia and North America. With more than 80 regular flight destinations, the company’s legacy sales systems couldn’t manage data efficiently anymore. So, the client was looking for a partner to reengineer their business-critical legacy systems to process flight-related data better.
Having already worked with dozens of Skelia’s experts in other domains, the German travel group also chose Skelia as a perfect fit for implementation of the new digital strategy. Leveraging its core strength of building stable cross-border organizations, Skelia set up experienced software engineering teams in Ukraine, operating as a seamless extension of the travel group’s local engineering department.
Skelia’s team included a technical lead, four Java developers and one QA engineers, and was in charge of streamlining and optimizing the airline booking and post-booking processes. Along with software engineering and testing, the team also provided operation and maintenance services.
Additionally, Skelia built and ensured the ongoing operation of incident, configuration and release management teams according to the ITIL standards and methods.
Throughout three years of fruitful cooperation, Skelia managed to successfully replace three legacy systems with a single solution.
management sales operations by 7%.
The Skelia team created a B2B platform based on the microservices architecture, developed new and integrated the existing applications, including three major modules:
Flight seats management systemautomatically imports, parses, compares and processes daily data from airline companies. It includes information about prices and the number of available seats for a specific flight on a specific date. After processing, the system assigns statuses to changes and creates suggestions with these changes that can be sent to an internal airline system. Along with automatic data processing, users can make changes manually via the UI.
This allowed the client to optimize company workflows, reducing manual work and increasing the overall efficiency as a result.