HiQ embarks on an exciting collaboration with SAS, in which HiQ helps the airline company with the development, support, management and operation of business critical systems.
HiQ becomes strategic partner to SAS and the agreement is signed for four and a half years with an option to extend.
28 million travellers yearly. 1,100 flights every day. Having the right crew at the right place is completely business critical for SAS. In the new agreement with SAS, HiQ has much use from the company’s vast experience in this type of systems.
“We are already established in parts of the aviation industry and are now taking the next big step in this exciting segment as we help SAS to streamline their operations. We will use our expertise from many segments and industries when we help SAS with application management of these business critical systems,” says Jerker Lindstén, Managing Director of HiQ in Gothenburg.
In the initial phase of the collaboration, HiQ takes over some personnel in Denmark, as well as affected systems. Thereafter, development, support and management will be under HiQ’s direction.
“SAS constantly works with becoming more efficient. With HiQ’s help we hope to become even better at planning our operations, decreasing costs and creating further value for our customers,” says Hans-Petter Aanby, CIO at SAS.
“We are an innovative high-quality partner to any company who wants to be at the forefront regarding technology and communication. We are very proud of the confidence from SAS and are eagerly looking forward to all the good things we will do together in the future”, concludes Lars Stugemo, President and CEO at HiQ.