Kenya Airways Partners with Zenz Technologies to Enhance Revenue Management
Zenz Technologies will provide an integrated airline revenue management support system for commercial planning and budgeting.
Amsterdam, 22 September ’22 – Kenya’s national carrier, Kenya Airways PLC (KQ), has today announced a partnership with Zenz Technologies for an integrated airline revenue management decision support system with capabilities for commercial planning, revenue budgeting, and forecasting. Zenz Technologies is a Dutch company specialising in developing tailor-made decision support systems for revenue management departments in airlines that help them to make better decisions.
Zenz Technologies is excited to partner with Kenya Airways, which has a reputation for introducing innovative technology-enabled solutions that cater to its customers’ needs. We look forward to the success of Kenya Airways as it embarks on a new journey to leverage the power of analytics to create solutions for its customers. We are confident that this is the start of a long-term partnership that will support Kenya Airways’ purpose of contributing to the sustainable development of Africa. We are honored that, as a leading airline, Kenya Airways has selected Zenz Technologies for its revenue management decision support system,” said Ward Kuipers, Zenz Technologies Founding Partner & Commercial Director.
Zenz Technologies will be responsible for implementing a revenue management system for Kenya Airways as the airline maintains optimum operations owing to the opening up of markets post-pandemic. As a result, improved revenue management systems will assist in decision-making.
“Among the many reasons we are delighted about this partnership is Zenz Technologies’ 10 years plus of experience. This is further backed by a strong ex-airline professional team to deliver revolutionary solutions that incorporate revenue planning, performance management, and forecasting, hence making Zenz a suitable partner. This is in line with Kenya Airways’ ambition to trail blaze innovation and customer-focused solutions. It is through this collaboration that the different stakeholders will have one source of information that will help track historical performance, forecast future demand, and set targets, “said Julius Thairu, Chief Commercial and Customer Officer, Kenya Airways.
About Kenya Airways
Kenya Airways, a member of the Sky Team Alliance, is a leading African airline flying to 41 destinations worldwide, 34 of which are in Africa and carries over four million passengers annually. In 2020 KQ was named Africa’s Leading Airline by the World Travel Awards. It continues to modernize its fleet with its 32 aircraft being some of the youngest in Africa. This includes its flagship B787 Dreamliner aircraft. Kenya Airways offers services Cargo services to key locations including London, Amsterdam, Guangzhou, Sharjah, Mumbai and over 25 intra-Africa routes in addition to its passenger network. The on-board service is renowned and the lie-flat business class seat on the wide-body aircraft is consistently voted among the world’s top 10. Kenya Airways takes pride in being at the forefront of connecting Africa to the World and the World to Africa through its hub at the new ultra-modern Terminal 1A at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi. For more information, please visit www.kenya-airways.com
About Zenz Technologies
Founded in 2013, Zenz Technologies delivers disruptive technology that is reshaping the airline business intelligence to generate insights for better decision-making. It is innovative, scalable and powerful, providing the entire spectrum of analytics and multidimensional data visualization with real-time actionable insights, reports and alerts. Zenz Technologies aims to become the leading provider of decision support systems for the airline business and related industries. Zenz Technologies brings decades of experience in airline revenue management and the development of decision support systems to the table and offers a multifunctional team to customize the product to unique requirements.
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Ward Kuipers – Founding Partner and Commercial Director, Zenz Technologies:
“Thanks to Zenz the analysis time of the team is really dedicated to understand demand patterns and take good decisions instead to manage the information in spreadsheets or involve IT for sofisticated analysis.
Speed of the solution is unique versus all the BI solutions I used. We finally decided to work with Zenz to develop also a custom system of Revenue Management.”
“After two hours training, our Revenue Management analyst is able to navigate into the tool, using several dimensions analysis and kpi’s to take tactical decisions and to build in a very flexible way reports and dashboard to support his daily work.
Really impressive is how quick we can create new kpi’s and integrate new data sources, to build new capabilities to fit our analytical needs”