Prism data is the basis for corporate deals with the big U.S. network airlines. It will be for the foreseeable future. But it has limitations. The Airlines Reporting Corp. designed new tools for corporate buyers and agencies that better detail activity and marketplace benchmarks. This can prepare them for contracting. In an early use case of ARC Corporate BI, a company used the tool to tweak some policies, reinforce others and secure more favorable contract terms.
"The data sources that most companies negotiate on — TMC data and Prism — are decent sources," said KesselRun Corporate Travel Solutions vice president Krissy . . .