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                Adapt to the connected traveler by preparing your airline to meet new technology requirements and changing traveler needs with solutions from SAP.

                Year-over-year profit margin growth is tied to best-in-class experiences

                Traveler demands, financial pressure, technology advancements, and global growth are changing the rules. SAP empowers airlines to stay ahead of the game and provide exceptional experiences by becoming intelligent enterprises.

                See how customers are succeeding with SAP

                SAP Road Map for Airlines

                Explore our airlines road map to learn about current industry solutions, planned innovations, and future direction.

                Current release highlights

                • Travel accelerator upgrade to IATA’s newest industry standard for NDC (v18.2) and ONE Order certification
                • Integration with Gigya technology for customer and consumer profiling in SAP Marketing Cloud
                • Unified predictive analytics and demand-driven material requirement planning
                • Airline industry content in SAP Profitability and Performance Management

                Upcoming innovations

                • Extensibility capabilities for machine learning scenarios in marketing data management
                • New interfaces to Google Analytics to analyze what drives people to a Web site
                • Enhancement of the material requirement planning cockpit to improve capacity planning and supply handling
                • Creation of a cockpit to manage financial plans

                Future plans

                • Implement customer journey management capabilities, such as check-in, boarding, and disruption
                • Develop the holistic marketing automation platform for contextual marketing, leveraging machine learning and AI
                • Support predictive maintenance planning and scheduling with connected assets and a connected workerforce
                • Enhance fuel management with the ability to expose risks

                Get the facts

                64 %

                less unplanned downtime where organizations optimize asset performance levels.

                SAP Performance Benchmarking

                76 %

                increase in operating margins with historical and forward-looking views into finances and operations.

                SAP Performance Benchmarking

                Ensure a reliable, personalized air travel experience in a digital world

                Optimize experiences with intelligent technologies

                Integrate and increase transparency of end-to-end processes and operations and leverage real-world awareness to make decisions and solve problems in innovative ways.

                Find airlines software tailored to your needs

                Transition from services provider to traveler partner by gaining the insight and flexibility needed to provide a consistent, personalized experience.

                SAP S/4HANA

                Become a best-run business by connecting people, business networks, the Internet of Things, and Big Data with our real-time enterprise resource management suite for digital business, deployed in the cloud or on premise.

                SAP Marketing Cloud

                Deliver personalized experiences on every channel by using the SAP Marketing Cloud solution to understand the customer context, such as what customers have done and what they are likely to do in the future.

                What are leading analysts saying about trends in airlines?

                Increasingly, airline companies are looking to solutions, such as SAP S/4HANA Finance, to help simplify the data picture, provide greater accuracy, and deliver real-time insights that can enhance decision-making, according to a?Deloitte?white paper.

                Get the latest news and trends from experts

                Anja Engelhardt
                Go-To-Market Lead, Travel and Transportation

                Outlast change with intelligent order management

                Learn how airlines can?support end-to-end visibility and simplify business models for unprecedented?ROI with digital solutions setting a new industry standard.

                Communities and Events

                SAP for Travel and Transportation Community

                Stay up to date on the latest innovations, trends, and solutions by joining other travel and transportation stakeholders. Learn and share insights through blogs, discussions, and events – and find out how SAP can help your travel and transportation business run better.

                Manage your airlines business enterprise-wide

                Explore our comprehensive solutions for all business processes across all industries to find the solutions you need to build a connected business.

                Human Resources

                Simplify HR processes and engage your workforce to drive better business results, empower your workforce, and develop your talent.


                Bring together financial processes with automated, real-time analytics, and translate them into forward-looking business insight across the entire organization.

                Procurement and Networks

                Streamline procurement processes across your organization, driving compliance and control while cutting costs and risks.


                Take advantage of in-depth data analysis, predictions, and processing of complex events, and combine data from a variety of sources into one, integrated platform.

                Database and Data Management

                Leverage business applications that use the latest technology advancements – including the SAP HANA platform, cloud, mobile, and more.

                Application Development and Integration

                Deploy high-velocity, intelligent edge applications using business and technology services.

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