LAGOS, NIGERIA – 10 October 2019
Green Africa announced today it has selected Navitaire, an Amadeus company, as its passenger reservation system provider. Navitaire’s New Skies platform is a leading reservation and retailing system working with a large customer-base of airlines in high growth markets around the world.
“Green Africa seeks to bring the joy and value of safe, reliable and affordable air travel to a much broader group of people across Nigeria and Africa,” said Babawande Afolabi, Founder & CEO. “Our partnership with Navitaire will be at the center of our digital strategy aimed at giving customers affordable fares, opportunity to make secure reservations on multiple platforms, an unprecedented ancillary option and a much more valued experience.”
“We are honored that Green Africa has selected Navitaire for its reservation platform and as its long-term partner on this unique journey,” said David P. Evans, Navitaire CEO. “Navitaire is excited to join hands with the very impressive Green Africa team to unlock the market opportunity in Nigeria. We look forward to Green Africa’s success as it embarks on its new journey to use the power of air travel to create a better future in the region.”
About Green Africa
Green Africa is a value airline based in Lagos, Nigeria. The new airline will offer safe, reliable and affordable air travel to a much broader group of customers and be a significant contributor to the economic development of Nigeria and the African continent. Founded by Babawande Afolabi, Green Africa Airways has received its Air Transport License from the Nigerian Government. Green Africa Airways is anchored by a group of senior industry leaders led by Tom Horton, former Chairman & CEO of American Airlines, Wale Adeosun, Founder & CEO of Kuramo Capital, William Shaw, CEO of InterJet, Virasb Vahidi, former CCO of American Airlines and Gbenga Oyebode, Founder & Chairman of Aluko & Oyebode.
Navitaire (www.navitaire.com), an Amadeus company, delivers industry-leading technology services supporting growth, profitability and innovation to more than 60 airlines and rail companies worldwide, carrying a total of 750 million annual passengers, including many of the world’s most successful low-cost and hybrid airlines. Navitaire offers a full suite of proven solutions focused on revenue generation and streamlining costs in the areas of reservations, ancillary sales, loyalty, revenue management, revenue accounting and business intelligence. Navitaire has offices in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Amadeus Group.
“Our partnership with Navitaire will be at the center of our digital strategy aimed at giving customers affordable fares.”