Mercator News

Finnair Cargo Signs Strategic Agreement with Mercator for New Air Cargo Management System

Helsinki, 4 February 2016: Finnair Cargo has signed an agreement with Mercator, a leading provider of software and technology-led solutions to the global aviation industry, for its air cargo management solution, SkyChain. The solution is scheduled to be implemented by October 2016, six months ahead of the opening of Finnair's new cargo terminal in spring 2017.  "We are very pleased to have Mercator as our partner in this important project. SkyChain will be an essential tool for us for years to come,” said Janne Tarvainen, Finnair's VP Head of Cargo. “The new system, alongside our investment in a new cargo terminal, will ensure we revolutionize Finnair’s cargo capability for our customers and partners.”

Warburg Pincus Appoints Cormac Whelan as Mercator CEO

Dubai and London, 3 February 2016: Mercator Solutions (“Mercator”), a leading provider of technology-enabled solutions to the travel, transportation and logistics industry, backed by Warburg Pincus, a leading private equity firm focused on growth, today announced that Cormac Whelan has joined as Chief Executive Officer. 

Mercator Acquires Catapult International, Leading Provider of International Transportation Management Solutions

Dubai and Kansas City, 24 June 2015: Mercator, a leading provider of solutions to the global travel, transportation, and logistics (TTL) industry, backed by a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing, Warburg Pincus, today announced that it has acquired Catapult International a technology-enabled solutions provider for freight forwarders, shippers, and carriers worldwide. Catapult will retain its management and brand under its new name: Catapult, a Mercator company.

Mercator Executive Chairman Comments on How Technology is Shaping the Future of the Aviation Industry

Dubai -  June 2015 - Aviation Business, the magazine for aviation executives in the Middle East, recently published an interview with David Tibble, Executive Chairman, Mercator. (As printed in Aviation Business Magazine)

Air Canada Selects Mercator to Optimize Air Cargo Revenue Accounting Processes

Dubai and Toronto-  26 May 2015 - Air Canada, Canada's largest domestic and international airline serving more than 190 destinations on five continents, has signed an agreement with Mercator, a leading provider of software and technology-enabled outsourcing solutions to the global aviation industry, to manage and optimize its revenue accounting system for cargo operations using Mercator’s RAPID Cargo solution.

Aer Lingus Selects Mercator’s RAPID Passenger Revenue Accounting Solution

Dubai and Dublin - 7 May 2015 - Mercator, a leading provider of software and technology-enabled outsourcing solutions to the global aviation industry, today announced that Aer Lingus Group plc (“Aer Lingus”), Ireland’s value carrier airline, has selected Mercator’s RAPID Passenger solution to accelerate Aer Lingus’ automation and optimization of passenger revenue accounting.

Mercator Joins Growing ALTA Affiliate Members Base

Dubai and Miami - 5 February 2015 - Mercator is the latest organization to join the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) as an Affiliate Member, effective today. ALTA safeguards the interests of the region's industry by facilitating the development of safer, more cost-efficient and environmentally friendly air transport in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

Warburg Pincus to Acquire Majority Stake in Mercator, the Software and Technology Solutions Business from dnata

Dubai, UAE; London, UK - 08 April 2014 - Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement with dnata, one of the world's largest air services providers, to acquire a majority stake in Mercator, a leading provider of software and technology-enabled outsourcing solutions to the global aviation industry. dnata will retain a minority stake.

Mercator’s New and Improved RAPID 3.0 to Support Biman Bangladesh Airlines’ Growth

DHAKA, BANGLADESH and DUBAI, UAE - 05 December 2013 -Mercator will now provide its market leading revenue accounting services, RAPID, to the national flag carrier of Bangladesh, Biman Bangladesh Airlines. The agreement was announced during IATAs 2nd Integrated Settlement Week, the largest annual event for the international revenue accounting community, which was held from 2-6 December in Montreal, Canada.
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