MIAMI, FL JANUARY 08, 2020 – PSA Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines flying under the American Eagle brand, has selected Hotel Connections (HC) as its partner for crew logistics management following a comprehensive RFP process. By adding PSA to its client portfolio, Hotel Connections has cemented its place as the dominant provider in the regional airline space, now managing the majority of regional room nights in the United States.
“We are super excited to have PSA join the HC Family. We believe our core values and theirs as well as their view of the industry and what to expect from a Crew Logistics provider matches and aligns perfectly,” said Hotel Connections’ CEO, Mike Appleton. “PSA Airlines is committed to ensuring the highest level of safety, comfort and transparency for all team members when traveling for the company,” said Lourdmareddy Gumireddy, Vice President, Operations Planning and Performance – PSA Airlines. “Hotel Connections provides the technology tools necessary to provide our team members a better travel experience.”
On the factors that influenced PSA’s decision, Appleton attributed Hotel Connections’ recent success to the technological advancements that the company has initiated within the market. “We believe that technology is ultimately the future, and they have chosen that path. We know they are very sophisticated, and they expect to use our full suite of artificial intelligence and data analytics to allow them to make better decisions in real time.”
PSA certainly seems to share HC’s bright optimism for the future of intelligent crew logistics management, as Gumireddy noted “Hotel Connections’ capabilities in managing and optimizing crew travel is what our airline needs as we continue to grow and scale our business.”
About PSA Airlines:
PSA Airlines is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines. Flying as American Eagle, PSA Airlines operates more than 140 Bombardier regional jets with 800 daily flights to nearly 100 destinations on behalf of American Airlines.
About Hotel Connections:
Hotel Connections (HC) is a Miami-based technology company specializing in strategies for crew logistics management. The HC suite of Intelligent CLM solutions makes travel management easier and less expensive, while ensuring professional travelers worldwide remain connected, comfortable and secure throughout their journey. Hotel Connections is transforming the way air and cruise lines manage operations by delivering innovative tools that enable them to make smarter, data-driven decisions while delighting the world’s most mobile workforce.