October 24, 2019
Green Africa announced today it’s partnering with Newshore after an extensive website vendor-selection process. Newshore will build Green Africa’s Internet Booking Engine, its website and its corporate and customer portals. Newshore has a strong track record of working with some of the most successful airline start-ups in the industry that grew to become the dominant players in their respective markets.
Green Africa is currently forming its commercial execution plan of which one of the most crucial elements will be the tailoring of its digital customer experience. Technical innovation will be a key driver for Green Africa in improving the booking process online and in differentiating its product to appeal to a wider group of customers across the African continent.
“Being able to empower our customers to choose from a range of tailormade options has been crucial in our selection of Newshore”, said Babawande Afolabi, Founder & CEO. “We are starting to ramp up our efforts to ensure we are well on the way to launching in 2020”.
“Green Africa has been crystal clear about having a world-class airline website with innovative technology at its core”, said Enric Puig, CEO & Co-Founder of Newshore. “The entire team at Newshore is beyond thrilled to work with the Green Africa team to bring innovative airline technology to customers in Nigeria and across the broader region”.
Green Africa (greenafrica.com) is a value airline based in Lagos, Nigeria. The new airline will offer safe, reliable and affordable air travel to a much broader group of customers and be a significant contributor to the economic development of Nigeria and the African continent. Founded and led by Babawande Afolabi, Green Africa has received its Air Transport License from the Nigerian Government. Green Africa is anchored by a group of senior industry leaders led by Tom Horton, former Chairman & CEO of American Airlines, Wale Adeosun, Founder & CEO of Kuramo Capital, William Shaw, CEO of InterJet, Virasb Vahidi, former CCO of American Airlines and Gbenga Oyebode, Founder & Chairman of Aluko & Oyebode.
Newshore was founded in Barcelona in 2008 by a team of experienced technology consultants. With a team of over 170 business and IT professionals and offices in Europe, South America, and Asia, Newshore delivers e-commerce solutions to some of the largest value airlines, low cost carriers and hybrid airlines all over the world, boosting their revenues while keeping their costs low.
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