Skailark customer voices: jetBlue partnership

The true value our products delivered to our clients is both wide and deep, however, the best viewpoint comes directly from our user community.

Derek Kilnka, Director Strategy & Business Development at jetBlue, shares his experiences of working with the Skailark products, listing a variety of valuable use cases executed through various teams across the commercial part of the organization, which include the Integration Management Office, FP & A, Investor Relations, Revenue Analytics and Network Planning.

jetBlue uses Skailark’s Airline Economics platform to deliver quicker insights into the Board, including competitive analysis, cost optimization, and fleet analysis. In the most competitive aviation market in the World, it has helped jetBlue become more efficient and lower operational costs in its back-office commercial units. It has also contributed to helping the business streamline its Executive strategy reporting, bringing a degree of standardization to how each business unit communicates financial change and transformation.

Derek’s tenure at B6 is approaching 7 years, having worked in various corporate strategy and business development roles at the NYC-based airline.