History


  • ITA Software founded by computer scientists from MIT.

      1990s
  • QPX™

    ITA Software launches low fare shopping, attracting over a million users.
    11/99

  • ITA Software provides live demo of QPX™ at the Windows 2000 launch event in SFO.

    2/00

  • Orbitz launches ITA Software's QPX™ - credited with the biggest e-commerce launch.

    6/01

  • America West becomes first airline to launch QPX™.

    3/02

  • ITA Software launches calendar shopping with Orbitz.

    3/03

  • Continental Airlines becomes the first airline to launch QPX™ international pricing & shopping.

    4/03
  • DACS®

    ITA Software launches DACS® (dynamic availability calculating system).
    1/04

  • Alaska Airlines launches QPX™, shattering previous online sales records.

    1/04

  • Alitalia becomes first international point-of-sale customer, immediately increasing its internet sales by over 225%.

    1/04

  • ITA Software launches Reward Shopping with Continental Airlines.

    8/04
  • ITA Software announces $100 million in equity financing.

    1/06

  • ITA Software partners with customers such as Aeroplan, Farecast, Hotwire, and Kayak to foster new & innovative business models.

    2006

  • ITA Software receives Technology Fast 50 New England and Fast 500 North America awards from Deloitte.

    4/06

  • Jeremy Wertheimer recognized by Travel + Leisure Magazine as a Top 35 Innovator who is changing travel in the 21st century.

    4/06

  • ITA Software named one of the Best Places to Work in Boston by the Boston Business Journal.

    6/06

  • ITA Software announces plans to develop a new passenger reservation management system with Air Canada as launch partner.

    9/06

  • United Airlines launches QPX™ on united.com.

    10/06

  • ITA Software receives the 2007 TravelCom Innovator of the Year award.

    4/07

  • ITA Software named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal two years running.

    5/07

  • Jeremy Wertheimer received the 2007 Entrepreneur of the Year for Vertical Market Software in the New England region.

    6/07

  • United States Department of Defense selects ITA Software for its online travel portal.

    7/07

  • Alaska Airlines becomes first airline to launch ITA Software's ReShop™.

    9/07

  • US Airways selects ITA Software's ReShop™ for its customer call centers, airport kiosks, and usairways.com.

    4/08

  • TAP Portugal launches QPX on www.flytap.com.

    6/08

  • All Nippon Airways becomes ITA Software's first customer in the Asia Pacific market.

    11/08

  • ITA Software named one of the Best Places to Work in Boston by the Boston Business Journal 3 out of 4 years.

    6/09

  • Southwest Airlines launches QPX™ on southwest.com.

    9/09

  • ITA Software opens its first international office in Amsterdam.

    10/09

  • ITA Software celebrates 10 year anniversary of QPX™.

    11/09

  • ITA Software launches Needlebase, a smarter way to collect and organize data on the web.

    1/10

  • ITA Software recognized by Fast Company as a Top 10 Most Innovative Transportation Company.

    4/10

  • Virgin Atlantic launches QPX™ on virgin-atlantic.com.

    5/10

  • Google & ITA Software sign acquisition agreement.

    7/10

  • ITA Software launches OnTheFly™, a mobile application for the iPhone.

    7/10

  • ITA Software launches OnTheFly™ mobile app for Android.

    10/10

  • StudentUniverse launches QPX™ on StudentUniverse.com.

    10/10

  • Hipmunk launches QPX™ on hipmunk.com.

    11/10

  • American Airlines announces use of ITA Merchandising which allows them to offer customized travel options through all channels.

    1/11

  • StarAlliance launches FareFinder, a mobile app developed and powered by ITA Software.

    8/11

  • Google launches Flight Search to provide faster, more flexible, and more useful results for online travel searches.

    9/11

  • VEGAS.com launches QPX™.

    11/11

  • Cape Air becomes first airline to launch ITA's new airline platform.

    3/12

  • Club Premier launches QPX to convert kilometers into miles.

    3/12

  • Air France-KLM uses ITA's pricing and shopping technology to allow travelers to search their combined global network for the best deals, instantly.

    6/12

  • Turkish Airlines launches QPX in their call centers.

    11/12

  • Redtag launches QPX to power global airfare shopping on redtag.ca.

    2/13

  • American Airlines launches new Award Map powered by QPX Reward Shopping.

    3/13

  • China Southern selects QPX, Reward Shopping and ReShop to power online airfare pricing and shopping.

    1/14