After Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), K2 Airways has become the second Pakistani carrier to partner with HITIT.
HITIT is one of the top five companies in the world that sells communication systems to the travel industry while K2 Airways is a start-up carrier that is going to start operations in Pakistan from May this year.
The two companies have reportedly signed a contract in K2 Airways’ Dubai head office on Tuesday. Experts from the aviation industry believe that the move will strengthen HITIT’s presence in the country.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of HITIT, Nur Gokman lauded the ‘economy-boosting step’ by K2 Airways and hoped that the contract would help the airline in competing against other airlines.
“After PIA, this partnership with K2 Airways is a significant step to boosting economic relations between the two countries which have supported each other over the years. This agreement is another remarkable example of how Hitit’s experience and expertise can embrace all industry players from start-ups to legacy airlines.”
He vowed to provide quality services to the carrier and promised to build a customer-friendly website for the private airline.
Thanks to our solutions, K2 Airways will be receiving a fully functional PSS including reservation and ticketing solution system, online and mobile booking, and departure control system and loyalty management. We will also prepare a customer-friendly website for the airline.
Speaking on occasion, CEO K2 Airways Tariq Raja said his airline was ‘very excited’ to have partnered with HITIT for PSS system.
“We at K2 Airways are very excited to award our requirement for PSS system to Hitit Turkey after a lengthy evaluation of several comparable PSS Systems in the market.”
He said the K2 Air will be the first private sector operator in Pakistan to use this system besides the National flag carrier.
Tariq also announced that the new startup airline is going to launch its operations from May 2019 making use of state of art Turbo-Prop aircraft.