Oracle Corporation, today announced that Qatar Airways, one of the world's fastest-growing aviation companies, has completed the implementation of Oracle e-business suite as part of its expansion strategy.The 10-year old, Qatar Airways is currently working on expanding its fleet from 27 to 52 aircrafts in the next five years, besides launch new destinations and invest US$2 billion for developing the Doha International airport. Other regional airlines like Emirates, Gulf Air, and Royal Jordanian have deployed similar e-business solutions to fuel their expansion plans."Having immediate access to accurate information is imperative for Qatar Airways as we embark upon the most comprehensive growth initiative ever in the history of Qatar's transportation sector," says Akbar Al Baker, CEO of Qatar Airways. With plans to expand its network to 60 destinations in the next couple of years, the airline believes the new Oracle implementation would help it to be competitive and improve efficiency for its 4000 employees."Qatar Airway's e-business strategy is on course to increase the organisation's profitability by reducing expenses, benefiting the bottom line at a critical time within Qatar Airway's corporate evolution," says Husam Dajani, vice president, Oracle Middle East.
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