API and iCoupon Digital Solutions to Further Automate the Passenger Experience
MELVILLE, N.Y. USA– Accommodations Plus International (API), the worldwide leader of crew accommodations technology and service solutions, is pleased to announce that it has established a strategic partnership with iCoupon to provide a digital integration between API and iCoupon’s contactless digital vouchering solution.
iCoupon provides a streamlined, automated, digital platform for issuing, redeeming, and administrating electronic vouchers, providing a seamless solution for travelers in the case of flight delays. This technology will be implanted into API’s operations to simplify management of the disruption processes. Airlines can remotely issue instant digital vouchers to any unique barcode for flight compensation, staff meals, promotions, loyalty, and rewards. iCoupon eliminates manual airport vouchering, reduces costs, and improves airport processes.
The collaboration between API and iCoupon delivers significant benefits to airlines when time-sensitive, critical decisions must be executed, and downline impacts are managed efficiently. The solution eliminates the need for traditional paper vouchers, with the compensation transferred directly to the passenger’s boarding pass, allowing for a faster, sustainably credible, and cost-effective system which supports customers in a matter of seconds.
“API’s partnership with iCoupon is a major step forward to continue streamlining operations and making things more efficient for our clients who are always operating in crunch time,” Ramzi Kamel, Chief Commercial Officer said. “Leveraging this collaboration results in a paperless solution that is saves time and money, while improving the customer experience.”
About Accommodations Plus International
Accommodations Plus International is the leading provider of crew accommodations and logistics services to airline industry and other commercial travel clients. API offers an innovative and powerful combination of crew accommodation services delivered through a state-of-the-art technology platform, unique software solutions, and a highly experienced team of service professionals. Additional information is available at www.apiglobalsolutions.com
iCoupon is the leading provider of digital vouchering in airports worldwide. Working with more than 125+ airlines, across 220+ airports and 2,300+ retail units, iCoupon’s technology enables airlines, airports, and ground handlers to remotely issue digital vouchers directly to passenger boarding passes for use in iCoupon-integrated retailers.
iCoupon’s automated solution eliminates the need for physical vouchering in airports, enabling vouchers of any value to be issued directly to mobile or printed boarding passes for compensation, promotions, loyalty, and rewards, as well as to staff or crew cards for meal entitlements. iCoupon’s unique technology has become the standard for digital vouchering in airports, offering a queue-free, contact-free, and paper-free alternative to other vouchering methods.
Established in 2015 in Manchester, United Kingdom, iCoupon works with partners across all continents to deliver a streamlined airport vouchering process. To date, the company has issued more than one billion vouchers for the leading airlines, airports, partners, and retailers, including the Lufthansa Group, SAS, Wizz Air, Menzies Aviation, Ryanair, Aer Lingus, Norwegian, AirFrance KLM, Swissport, SSP Group, and Lagardère.
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