Accelya is now powering
Virgin Atlantic Cargo’s enterprise-wide cargo
Dubbed Voyager 7, the new generation system
relies on Accelya’s FLX Cargo Platform to accelerate the airline’s
digital transformation and will offer a multi-distribution
strategy, which includes its own website, third-party
marketplaces and direct forwarder integration.
The successful implementation of the FLX Cargo
Platform is a new milestone in the tech provider’s long-term
partnership with Virgin Atlantic Cargo, which is transforming its
technology infrastructure to maintain and grow volumes secured
during the pandemic.
Virgin Atlantic A330-900 reg: G-VJAZ. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com
FLX Cargo digitizes every
aspect of the cargo booking process – from offer to settlement –
providing the carrier with greater commercial and operational
control, including command over its distribution channels.
“I am delighted that Virgin Atlantic Cargo has
extended its partnership with Accelya. The program implementation
teams have worked extremely well together, helping to deliver a
very complex IT system implementation on-time and on-budget,”
said Phil Wardlaw, Managing Director at Virgin Atlantic Cargo.
“The capability that the new system delivers means we also have
further exciting developments to come, including the introduction
of our own online booking capability. We look forward to
supporting Accelya to further develop the system capability,
helping to ensure we remain at the forefront of cargo management
system advances, and always aligned to the needs of our
Thanks to Voyager 7, and its new extensive API
library, Virgin Atlantic Cargo has the ability to create, optimize
and distribute offers, manage the order lifecycle, and deliver
network-wide and unit load device (ULD) operations.
“The successful implementation of our FLX Cargo
Platform is a shining example of our long-standing and fruitful
collaboration with the Virgin Atlantic team. From the start of
this project, we were facing a tight deadline for completion and,
through a lot of hard work and collaboration by both teams, we
were able to deliver the project on time,” said Andrew Wilcock, Chief Revenue Officer at Accelya. “We’re honored to
support the airline in its relentless commitment to digital
transformation – as it continues to deliver exceptional,
market-leading cargo services to its customers.”
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