Flight Directors form partnership with AeroCRS and appoint Simon King as Head of Digital Development

Published on 7th August 2020

Airline distribution specialists, Flight Directors, have signed a commercial partnership agreement with market-leading PSS (Passenger Service System) provider, AeroCRS.

The new AeroCRS product, to be marketed under the brand name “CoTech by Flight Directors”, will form an integral part of a world-class product set aimed at bringing the best technology solutions to the UK airline distribution market.

Paul Argyle, Managing Director, said that: “ We believe the future landscape of how airlines market their services to travel intermediaries, such as OTA’s, tour operators and travel agents, is changing dramatically with the necessary speed of change being increased due to the commercial pressures of the current crisis. Our role is to understand what is available globally and bring it to the attention of forward-thinking travel companies.”

Meir Hadassi Turner, CEO & Founder of AeroCRS said that the partnership with Flight Directors will allow carriers to use AeroCRS as their hosting system while enjoying the proven services of Flight Directors, the two companies strong relationship with an agile development team gives airlines a proven end to end service"

In an associated development, Flight Directors has also announced the appointment of Simon King as Head of Digital Development. Simon is a talented and experienced designer developer. He previously worked for Avios Group (part of IAG), as part of the development team, leading projects with British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus.

About Flight Directors
Established in 1984, Flight Directors is engaged in all aspects of airline distribution. CoTech by Flight Directors is one of four product sets, which also includes GSA+, one of the UK’s leading airline General Sales Agency organisations, CaRes, an airline outsourcing contact centre solution and Consult by Flight Directors, which is a consultancy currently advising the UK CAA on repatriation contingency planning matters.

About AeroCRS:
AeroCRS provides cutting edge solutions to the airline industry and supports more than 60 airlines around the world. AeroCRS solutions include – AeroCRS PSS, a robust online reservation system that consists of full IBE, open API, B2B platform, FFP, reporting center, and more. AeroCRS Analytics - an online business intelligence solution and AeroCRS Network - an online distribution platform that consists of +20 API integration to different distribution channels with a click of a button.