EgyptAir selects SAP ERP and BI

Airline to deploy ERP and business intelligence to support growth plans

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EgyptAir selects SAP ERP and BI Technology will provide a crucial platform for growth for EgyptAir, says Maccotta.
By  Mark Sutton Published  October 3, 2010

EgyptAir has selected SAP solutions to support planned growth and expansion.

The airline will deploy SAP ERP and SAP BusinessObjects business intelligence to improve visibility into financial processes and analyse route profitiability.

The company plans to expand its fleet of aircraft from 67 to 72 by 2014, and therefore wants the SAP applications to enhance decision making and gain more accurate profitability analysis, strategic budgeting and planning.

"Technology forms a fundamental foundation in the  future expansion plans of EgyptAir and we have chosen SAP to provide solutions that assist us in optimizing routes, capacity, and resources, enabling a platform for future growth and operational improvement, and ensuring the continued success of EgyptAir in implementing the highest international standards," said Captain Alaa Ashour, Chairman & CEO, EgyptAir Airlines.

"We selected SAP as the business software leader has more than 20 years experience in the airlines sector and was able to a demonstrate a proven track record and deep-founded industry knowledge, and a strong commitment and ability to deliver the solution that covers all of EgyptAir requirements," he added.

"EgyptAir is one of the world's pioneer airlines having been launched almost 80 years ago and understands that in order to continue this strong growth technology forms a crucial platform. The foundation for the SAP solution is based on proven and long established international standards and best practice, which have been used by many leading airlines, including other Star Alliance members, for more than 15 years," said Sergio Maccotta, vice president Business Transformation and Development, SAP EMEA Emerging Markets.

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