Airports become more sophisticated with Air Service Development

Halifax Stanfield signs a contract with Lift Airline Planning Solutions to fuel the passenger growth

Halifax, N.S. – Lift Airline Planning Solutions is delighted to announce its newest LiftPlan customer, Halifax Stanfield International Airport.

“We are so pleased to begin this partnership with Halifax Stanfield International Airport,” says Marc Mapleston, Lift Airline Planning Solutions President & CEO. “Halifax airport has seen its busiest year yet in 2012 and is poised to grow further. They have recently announced upgrades and expansion of its facilities. LiftPlan will allow the airport to attract more airlines to use the airport.”

 “We believe working with this Canadian Company provides us with an improved competitive advantage,” says Jerry Staples, Halifax International Airport Authority Vice President Air Service Marketing & Business Development. “Not only are we are using the same models and methods used by the world’s largest and most advanced airlines, we are receiving timely and professional guidance on how to best use the system to benefit our business. This is extremely beneficial when providing analysis to potential airline partners.”

LiftPlan customers attract more than 20 million annual passengers globally. The solutions allow airports to attract new airline and retail partners by using capacity and customer modeling intelligence provided by the tools.

About Halifax Stanfield Halifax Robert L. Stanfield International Airport is Atlantic Canada’s principal full-service airport providing passengers and cargo clients with access to markets across Canada, the United States, the Caribbean Basin, and Europe. It’s the only airport in Atlantic Canada to offer Canada Customs services on a 24 hour, seven day a week basis, and U.S. preclearance. The Airport, a major economic generator valued at over $1.26 billion to the provincial economy, welcomes 3.6 million passengers annually; gives back through its Community Outreach Program and its Signature Partnership with Parker Street Food and Furniture Bank; and is an internationally recognized leader in customer service, having been rated the Best Airport in the World in its class for seven of the past ten years and certified as Airport Service Quality Assured – an industry benchmark of service excellence.

About Lift Airline Planning SolutionsLIFT Airline Planning Solutions is a highly specialized Network Planning Technology company serving airlines and airports of all sizes. Our experts are the industry’s leading network planners with a focus on applying the use of sophisticated tools and data analysis using robust processes