OAG Increases Visibility of Airline and Airport Flight Network Changes

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LONDON, Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ –

OAG [http://www.oag.com ], the global leader in aviation intelligence and a UBM Aviation [http://www.ubmaviation.com ] brand, has extended the coverage of its flight schedule monitoring service OAG alerts [http://www.oagaviation.com/alerts ] to include notifications of airport as well as Wide versus Narrow body aircraft equipment changes.

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A web-based system that eliminates the need to manually log-in to a database to search for changes, OAG alerts tracks and delivers instant notifications of competitive airline routes, flight frequencies, and aircraft equipment changes based on registered users’ selected criteria. It is ideal for airline revenue management and network planners; airport route development and ground handling managers; and administrators in all sectors of the tourism and aviation industries.

With economic forecasts for the year ahead indicating that the challenges of the last couple of years are set to continue, real-time competitive change alerts are invaluable to airline revenue management and network planners, airport route development and ground handling managers as they strive to stay ahead of the market. OAG alerts, the only product in the market to offer this functionality and level of visibility of competitor activity, now features a handy overview ‘at-a-glance’ chart and a new export to excel function for easy integration with aviation analysis and planning software.

“Having moment-by-moment access to competitive movements enables rapid response to potential advantages and threats and can literally mean a gain or loss of millions of dollars in incremental revenue”, said John Grant, Executive Vice President, UBM Aviation. “OAG alerts offers enhanced functionality in an exportable format, and we believe that this new release will transform market intelligence for all parts of the aviation community”.

OAG alerts is available to trial for free now at http://www.oagaviation.com/alerts.

Notes to Editors:

About OAG

OAG [http://www.oag.com ], a UBM Aviation [http://www.ubmaviation.com ] brand, is the trusted source for aviation information and analytical services, with data sourced from OAG’s comprehensive and proprietary airline schedules, flight status, fleet, MRO and cargo logistics databases. Our airline schedules database holds future and historical flight details for over 1,000 airlines and more than 4,000 airports. Our aggregated data feeds the world’s global distribution systems and travel portals, and drives the internal systems of many airlines, airports, air traffic control systems, aircraft manufacturers,
and government agencies around the world. For more information, visit http://www.oag.com.

About UBM Aviation

UBM Aviation [http://www.ubmaviation.com ], a UBM [http://www.ubm.com ] company, brings together buyers and sellers of air travel and transport through our portfolio of products and services. We specialize in the supply of data, analytics, consulting services, events and media related to the global aviation industry. Our leading brands include the official provider of aviation data and analytics, OAG [http://www.oag.com ]; a leading provider of solutions for the air freight industry, OAG Cargo; [http://www.oagcargo.com ] the world-renowned provider of airport route development forums, marketing and networking events, Routes [http://www.routesonline.com ]; the leading route development consultancy firm, Airport Strategy & Marketing [http://www.asm-global.com ] (ASM); an international program of aviation exhibitions and conferences including the Airline Purchasing & Maintenance Expo [http://www.apmexpo.com ] and Conferences; and must-read aviation publications such as Aircraft Technology Engineering & Maintenance [http://www.ubmaviationnews.com/Publications ] and Airline Fleet Management [http://www.ubmaviationnews.com/Publications/Airline-Fleet-Management ]. For more information, visit http://www.ubmaviation.com.


CONTACT: Andrew Sibley, Corporate Communications, UBM Aviation, +44(0)1582
695166, pressoffice@ubmaviation.com

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