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18 Feb 2017

Vitruvian Partners backs OAG management in buyout from AXIO

The world’s leading provider of flight information (schedules and status), today announces that it has been acquired by Vitruvian Partners.

OAG serves a wide range of customers across the travel sector including airlines, airports, airport service providers, travel distribution players, government agencies, aircraft manufacturers, consultancies and corporate customers. Headquartered in Luton, UK, it has global operations in USA, Singapore, Japan and China.

With the world’s largest network of air travel data, OAG provides unprecedented insight into scheduling and planning, flight status and day-of-travel updates, post-journey analysis and on-time performance. Its flight information databases hold future and historical flight details for over 900 airlines and more than 4,000 airports, providing unprecedented insight into scheduling and planning, flight status and day-of-travel updates, post-journey analysis and on-time performance.

OAG is an industry success story. It has redefined its strategy, has a laser-focused approach and has become digitally transformative, leading to unprecedented growth in recent years. All of which has been underpinned by an experienced executive leadership team led by CEO, Phil Callow.

Phil Callow, CEO of OAG, said:

“Over the last few years we have strengthened OAG by building the world’s most comprehensive flight status database, expanding our suite of analytical tools and launching a unique real-time flight schedule product. Vitruvian has a deep understanding of the travel market and a strong growth orientation. I am excited about the next phase of OAG’s growth and look forward to working with the Vitruvian team to build on our momentum.”

Source : OAG Aviation Worldwide Limited

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