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2017 has been a remarkable year for Hitit: five new partnerships, four awards and new solutions

Nur Gokman, CEO of Hitit.

An important part of Hitit’s international growth strategy is the constant development of its solutions and services.

ISTANBUL – Hitit achieved a successful business performance in 2017. “It was a strong year for the company. We had excellent results in all areas of the airline IT business,” said Nur Gokman, CEO of Hitit. Five new airline partners have migrated to Hitit‘s Crane airline and travel IT platform, new reporting solution Crane Business Performance Index (Crane BPI) was successfully launched. Furthermore, Hitit had expanded its international presence to the Latin American market and joined ALTA, the Latin American airline organization. Hitit processed more than 50 billion flight queries and 60 million passengers through its systems in 2017.

“Together with the Hitit team, we are proud that our hard work was rewarded; we have received both local and international awards, as well as welcomed new partners to our community‘‘ said Mrs. Gokman. Four airlines and a ground handling company have chosen Hitit as their IT partner in 2017: Air Tanzania (Tanzania), Royal Wings (Jordan), Arik Air (Nigeria), Chalair (France), Global GSRM (Germany). Nowadays, airlines from 5 continents are using Hitit solutions and services.

Only this year Hitit’s reservation system processed more than 60 million passenger bookings, which is a significant growth in this sector.  Hitit’s agency platform is being used by more than 70,000 agencies worldwide. In 2017 Hitit has joined Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association – ALTA, the largest airline organization in the region. The ALTA membership underlines Hitit's commitment to this quickly growing market. “We are looking forward to strengthening our position by bringing new solutions to meet the needs of the growing Africa, Asia-Pacific and Latin America regions in 2018,” said Mrs. Gokman.

An important part of Hitit’s international growth strategy is the constant development of its solutions and services. In 2017 the company introduced its innovative Crane Business Performance Index (Crane BPI), a new compact and comprehensive reporting tool which provides accurate and relevant information about an airline's performance. The system tracks and analyses revenue data, load factor, yield and ancillary indicators both for historical and forward-looking periods. Crane BPI can measure the effectiveness of revenue management and pricing operations. In addition, Crane BPI provides a daily checklist based on pre-defined criteria to be processed by revenue management, inventory and pricing teams for critical flights.

Hitit’s efforts in development and operations were awarded by two different award contests. Hitit was recognized by the 2017 Aviation, Aerospace & Defence Awards in two categories: Best for Aviation Business IT Solutions Eastern Europe and Best Commercial Airline Reporting System for Crane BPI. Likewise, the 12th Annual ACQ5 2017 Global Awards awarded the company with the International Niche Technology Company of the Year award in the Aviation Category and Hitit’s CEO Mrs. Nur Gokman received the Gamechanger of the Year title.

Founded in 1994, Hitit is a provider of new generation airline, airport and travel industry software products and services that support the most complicated and demanding needs of fast growing industry players. While Crane PAX/DCS address reservation, ticketing, check-in, departure control and loyalty management needs, Crane RA, Crane CA, Crane SP, Crane OCC, Crane CREW and Crane ALM address, respectively, revenue accounting, cost accounting, schedule planning, operation control, crew management and tour operator/charter management services. Renowned for its close partnership with its customers, Hitit receives excellent reception for its products and services as well as its excellent customer care.

Tatiana Rokou

Tatiana is the news coordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes monitoring the hundreds of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skimming the most important according to our strategy.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.

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