PATA and OAG strengthen Organisational Partnership

PATA and OAG strengthen Organisational Partnership - TRAVELINDEX - - TOP25AIRLINES.comSingapore, Singapore, June 17, 2023 / TRAVELINDEX / The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is pleased to announce a new preferred partnership with OAG, a leading data platform for the global travel industry.

The new agreement will provide PATA members with continued access to unique and reliable aviation data through the PATAmPOWER platform. It will also enable both organisations to provide wider insight and intelligence to the Asia Pacific visitor economy, through events, analysis, and further data collaboration.

OAG has the world’s largest network of flight information, covering the whole journey from planning to customer experience. The data helps businesses achieve many goals, principally by finding new revenue streams, driving growth across operations, and deepening the relationship with customers.

Its customers include search engines, metasearch, tech start-ups, travel booking sites, international government organisations, global financial institutions, airlines, airports, and travel operators.

“Strengthening our partnership with OAG ensures we can provide members with the highest quality, most reliable aviation data including historical data (back to 2018) and 12-month forward frequency and seat capacity data. This will enable them to make smarter and more insightful decisions as they plan their recovery strategies,” said Santosh Kumar, Director of Business Development, PATA. “I look forward to leveraging OAG’s data and insight to assist us in our mission for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region.”

“Our deeper partnership with PATA will provide richer data insights to facilitate market recovery and future investment in the region” said Mayur Patel, Head of Sales, Asia. “As Asia Pacific air travel embarks on its own come back journey, having access to data, networks and knowledge through this collaboration will equip PATA members will vital insight to get ahead of the curve”.

About PATA
Founded in 1951, the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) is a not-for-profit membership association that acts as a catalyst for the responsible development of travel and tourism to, from and within the Asia Pacific region. The Association provides aligned advocacy, insightful research and innovative events to its member organisations, which including government, state and city tourism bodies; international airlines and airports; hospitality organisations, and educational institutions, as well as thousands of young tourism professional (YTP) members across the world. The PATA network also embraces the grassroots activism the PATA Chapters and Student Chapters, who organise numerous travel industry training programmes and business development events across the world. Thousands of travel professionals belong to the 32 local PATA Chapters worldwide, while hundreds of students are members of the 28 PATA Student Chapters globally. The PATAmPOWER platform delivers unrivalled data, forecasts and insights from the PATA Strategic Intelligence Centre to members’ desktops and mobile devices anywhere in the world. PATA’s Head Office has been in Bangkok since 1998. The Association also has official offices or representation in Beijing, India and London.

About OAG
OAG is the leading data platform for the global travel industry, powering the growth and innovation of the air travel ecosystem since 1929. We provide frictionless access to high-quality travel data, helping businesses make smarter decisions and create exceptional customer experiences. Headquartered in the UK, OAG has operations in the USA, Singapore, Japan, China and Lithuania