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New revenue streams for airlines and airport businesses: Travel tech start-up QUICKET.io relaunches mobile app PassWallet

Dynamic boarding passes enable offerings of ancillary services to one million users

New revenue streams for airlines and airport businesses: Travel tech start-up QUICKET.io relaunches mobile app PassWallet

After the relaunch, QUICKET.io’s PassWallet app now enables service providers to offer ancillaries.

Following the recent acquisition of the mobile wallet app PassWallet, Software-as-a-Service company QUICKET.io relaunched the app today. The Munich-based start-up hereby takes an important step towards opening up a new channel of distribution for ancillary air travel services, lifting the existing wallet technology to a new stage with dynamic wallet items. Airlines for example now are not only able to update tickets and boarding passes as needed, but also to offer upgrades, meals and other services to their passengers directly from within the app.

Today, virtual wallets are mostly used to statically store tickets and itinerary information. Building on the widely accepted industry protocol for virtual wallet items developed by Apple, QUICKET.io now enhanced the existing PassWallet app with its capabilities regarding ancillary services sales in air travel. The company which supplies airplane data to partners like Kayak, Kiwi.com and others thus enables airlines and other service providers in and around airports like hotels, shops, restaurants or parking to offer their services dynamically to one million already existing users.

Bettina Schneider, QUICKET.io“s Vice President of Business Development and travel veteran, is convinced by the idea: „The new PassWallet will dramatically enlarge the timeframe that airlines and service providers have to present their fantastic offers to future buyers. The value of their offers to the customer is insured by geo-location, smart timing algorithms and AR/VR representation that increase passengers“ engagement and satisfaction as well as ancillary revenue for our partners. With our technology, we not only open new revenue streams for airlines and other service providers, but also create the integrated, paperless experience travelers expect today.“

QUICKET.io is a Munich-based Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider, specialized in the supply of reliable data about airline extra services in the travel industry. The company implements technologies from the fields of big data, augmented reality, virtual reality and connected mobility and provides an API that enables QUICKET.io“s customers to flexibly obtain information for example on seating, WiFi, catering, luggage or priority boarding and present this information to end customers in a user-friendly form via numerous platforms. QUICKET.io was founded in 2012 by the former Microsoft manager Djois Franklin as well as Fred Finn, who holds the Guinness World Record for the most covered air miles. Employees of their international team have gained work experience for example at Travelport, Intel, IDEO, Mercedes-Benz, Facebook.

Company-Contact
Quicket
Bettina Schneider
Leopoldstraße 244
80807 München
Phone: –
E-Mail: info@quicket.io
Url: http://www.quicket.io

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Claasen Communication GmbH
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Phone: +49(0)6257 68781
E-Mail: quicket@claasen.de
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