By Emmanuel Oluebube, Correspondent UK
A leading provider of air travel data and insights, OAG has announced the availability of its Flight Info API in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace, an online store that provides applications and services for use on Azure. OAG customers can now take advantage of the productive and trusted Azure cloud platform, with streamlined deployment and management.
Flight Info API is the latest product launch for OAG Metis, the company’s Azure-powered open platform for enabling a combined and configurable view of high-value flight information. The API holds the richest version of OAG’s schedules data, including unique seats data derived from a new data model. The API provides travel technology companies, online travel agencies (OTAs), metasearch, and other stakeholders in the travel management ecosystem access to data that can help them differentiate, react faster, and scale quicker.
“OAG’s solutions—directly sold and marketed by Microsoft resellers around the world—provide broad-scale access to reliable flight information to our customers,” said Chief Technology Officer at OAG, Nick Dearden. “OAG continues to deliver innovative solutions that help our customers access the most current flight information, now available in the Microsoft Azure cloud.”
“Through Microsoft Azure Marketplace, customers around the world can easily find, buy, and deploy partner solutions they can trust, all certified and optimized to run on Azure,” said Senior Director, Microsoft Azure Platform at Microsoft Corp, Sajan Parihar. “We’re happy to welcome OAG solutions to the growing Azure Marketplace ecosystem.”
The Azure Marketplace is an online market for buying and selling cloud solutions certified to run on Azure. The Azure Marketplace helps connect companies seeking innovative, cloud-based solutions with partners who have developed solutions that are ready to use.