PALO ALTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, Palantir Technologies announced a long-term relationship with United Airlines to deploy Palantir Foundry to accelerate enterprise-wide data initiatives across a range of critical business units as their central platform.
United and Palantir have been working on a wide range of projects for the past year to bring together United’s data sources in an integrated platform. United is the first major US airline to deploy Foundry across its enterprise as part of its broader digital transformation effort.
“By utilizing Foundry, we are making the most of our data and providing actionable insights that help us to continue our efforts to improve the overall travel experience for our customers,” said Praveen Sharma, vice president of digital products and analytics at United Airlines.
“We try to ensure our software is helping transform the world’s most important institutions. We’re excited that United is the first airline in the US to deploy the Foundry platform enterprise wide and to be working with such innovative partners that are eager to leverage data to transform the travel experience.” - Josh Harris, EVP, Palantir.
Palantir Technologies is a software company that builds enterprise data platforms for organizations with highly complex and sensitive data environments. From building safer cars and planes, to discovering new drugs and combatting terrorism, Palantir helps customers across the public, private, and nonprofit sectors transform the way they use their data. Palantir is headquartered in Palo Alto, with major offices in New York, Washington, D.C., London, and Paris http://www.palantir.com.
United Airlines and United Express operate approximately 4,600 flights a day to 357 airports across five continents. In 2017, United and United Express operated more than 1.6 million flights carrying more than 148 million customers. United is proud to have the world's most comprehensive route network, including U.S. mainland hubs in Chicago, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Newark/New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. United operates 757 mainline aircraft and the airline's United Express carriers operate 551 regional aircraft. The airline is a founding member of Star Alliance, which provides service to 193 countries via 28 member airlines. For more information, visit united.com, follow @United on Twitter or connect on Facebook. The common stock of United's parent, United Continental Holdings, Inc., is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "UAL".