Unique Analysis & Research

T2RL provide a holistic view of the Airline IT Landscape for commercial and operations systems

T2RL have many years of experience in the travel research space and this is applied within our data collection processes. Our data is used by government bodies, investors and industry associations as well as airlines and IT providers alike as a reliable source to understand the dynamics of the global airline IT market.

Based on data gathered and analysed since the year 2000, T2RL have defined and tracked classifications of airlines and their IT providers.

Our subscription services can be consumed on a per seat or enterprise basis.


Our research is used by Airline IT vendors to help them develop products that best meet the needs of the airline industry.

  • Save time: Quick, easy access to T2RL.NET helps vendors to source target airline markets.
  • Save money: Help sales and marketing teams understand their target market more effectively and efficiently.
  • Trust: T2RL.NET is a reliable source of data helping vendors understand the dynamics of the airline market.
  • Competitive: Find out where the competition is focussing.

Our research is used by airlines to enable them to make informed choices of systems and vendors.

  • Know the market within which you operate.
  • Know which vendors are supplying which airlines.
  • Save time and effort by quickly accessing vendor information.
  • Stay competitive: Find out where the competition is focussing.
  • Keep in touch: Industry insight from experts who understand implications of changing markets.

We help investors understand the dynamics of the Airline IT market.

  • Understand who are the major players and potential partnerships.
  • Measure market share per vendor over time.
  • Measure market growth per airline over time.
  • You heard it here first: Stay in tune with industry news using reliable T2RL.NET research.
  • Keep in touch: Industry insight from experts who understand implications of changing markets.

T2RL publish their research, sorted as follows, on the subscription website www.t2rl.net

T2RL track over 200 vendors specialised in the Airline IT space. T2RL have tracked the IT strategies of the world’s airlines since the start of the 21st century. T2RL’s perspective on the key Airline IT vendors including ownership, customers, market share, platforms, functionality, history and analysis presents the most correct outlook of the vendor. more…

T2RL track over 1,400 airlines globally. Airline data including T2RL-defined business models, distribution channel splits, schedules summary, weekly flight, yearly airline passenger boarded traffic data, airline groups and alliances, franchise splits, e-commerce capabilities, frequent flyer membership, member numbers and capabilities. more…

Develop an informed pipeline around startup airlines. New airlines are starting up all the time. Despite often being unable to return the cost of capital there are investors willing to fund new airline ventures. T2RL list startups by region with information on location, investment, planned operational dates, fleet, routes and staff. more…

Understand the high level architecture of an Airline’s IT systems. View graphical representation of an airline’s commercial and operational architecture. Identify the relationships between an airline’s different IT systems including reservations, inventory, departure control, operational systems, revenue integrity, frequent flyer, revenue management, merchandising, accounting and business intelligence. more…

Understand the market split in terms of airline distribution. We offer detailed graphical and statistical views for breakdown of distribution channels of airlines by region and by channel. This data along with the reports prepared by T2RL on the subject, allow you to understand distribution on the global scale. We currently track 1428 airlines, that boarded 3,901,280,942 passengers in 2016. more…

Target the right airlines. It is critical to understand the addressable market and how it will evolve over time. In addition to its extensive database of airlines and which vendor’s products they use, T2RL have contract start and end dates which can provide vendors with a clear picture of the addressable market, which airlines it comprises and when the likely window of opportunity for each airline will be. more…

Subscriptions are available to all categories of clients and are based on a per seat, per year charge.


Dynamic Pricing for Airlines and the Implications for the Systems Landscape Whitepaper

The airline industry has some very specific characteristics that drive its commercial and operational practices. In some respects it is highly regulated and in others it is “regulated” by public opinion and expectations… Download the PDF

Airline Disruption Management Whitepaper

Jointly produced with Amadeus and presented at the recent New Generation of Airline Passenger Service Systems Conference, the Airline Distribution Management paper takes an in-depth look at the current state of Irregular Operations (IROPS). Download the PDF…


Keeping in touch: Industry insight from experts who understand the implications of changing markets. T2RL publish relevant analysis on industry developments to help keep airlines and vendors alike up-to-date on what market changes mean for them.


Reporting on the airline industry is a very challenging activity. Reporting on the supply of IT services to the industry just adds to the complications. At T2RL we have a well-established process to ensure that we track numbers that are consistent and provide an accurate representation of the state of the industries we follow. more…

Most recent analysis & news from T2RL.net

Dedicated Research

T2RL are able to create dedicated research artefacts for clients seeking a deeper understanding of specific areas of our coverage. We can work independently, under our own name, or in conjunction with the client’s own resources to produce bespoke reports and datasets to tight specification and short time scales.