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Dubai Airports takes to Azure Cloud for Digital Transformation journey

Dubai Airports has announced, at GITEX Technology Week 2018, that it has migrated to the trusted Microsoft Azure Cloud platform as part of an ongoing strategy to drive Digital Transformation across the organisation – engaging customers, empowering employees, optimising operations and reinventing products and services. As a regional and global hub for leisure and business […]


STC and Nokia announce region-first LTE air-to-ground trial network

At GITEX Technology Week 2018, Nokia and STC Business signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on the launch of the air-to-ground pilot network in Saudi Arabia. The two companies have already conducted a successful trial of Nokia’s LTE-based air-to-ground solution in a flight from Riyadh to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia. This trial network […]


Future of travel technology unveiled by Amadeus at GITEX 2018

As the Middle East’s travel and tourism industry continues to move into the digital age, Amedeus is bringing to life new solutions to help businesses improve the travel experience for customers anywhere in the world. During GITEX Technology Week, visitors can explore how Amadeus is supporting airlines and airports, hotels, search engines, travel agencies and […]


Qatar Airways adopts Virtual Reality tool for aviation training

Qatar Airways has become the first enterprise in the world to adopt Virtual Reality for aviation training purposes. The airline is leading the adoption of Virtual Reality for aviation ground operations training by becoming IATA’s global launch partner for RampVR. The RampVR system is being used by Qatar Airways’ Talent Development Department to train its […]


SAP expert on how digital transformation is driving growth in aviation

With airlines on the brink of a transformative digital era, aviation businesses will be required to adjust or lose out to their competitors. Dr Hichem Maya, Head of Industries, SAP MENA, tells Intelligent CIO how the company is helping the sector get up to speed with digital transformation. What is driving the Middle East’s aviation […]


Oman Airports signs MoU with Microsoft

Oman Airports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Microsoft to explore the opportunities for Digital Transformation. The purpose of the MoU is to set Oman Airports as a hub of technology innovation in the region. The MoU was signed by Dr. Moaman bin Mohammed Al Busaidi, Chief Information Officer of Oman Airports, and Shaikh Saif […]


GACA selects SITA for tech transformation at Saudi airports

Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernisation of the country’s biggest airports, implementing a sweeping transformation of airport and communication technology across 26 airports. The new implementation marks another major milestone in the decade-long partnership between GACA and SITA. The new technology is vital […]


Dubai HeliShow to explore adoption of technology

Dubai HeliShow 2018 is set to host two exclusive conferences, Helicopter Technology and Operations Conference and Military and Homeland Security Conference, during its seventh edition. This will run from November 6 to 8 at the Royal Pavilion, Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai South. The two conferences, which are being held under the patronage of H.H. […]


Dubai Technology Partners and Quintiq announce partnership for MENA

Dubai Technology Partners LLC (DTP), the region’s leading business consultancy and systems integrator for the aviation industry, has announced that it is has signed a partnership agreement with Quintiq, a Dassault Systèmes company and global leader in supply chain planning and optimisation (SCP&O). Since 2004, DTP has acquired extensive knowledge and skills to cater to […]


Saudi company partners with Ramco Systems to provide software support

When the Saudi Rotorcraft Support Company (SRSC) needed to make its operations more efficient it secured the services of Ramco Systems. The company deployed Ramco’s Aviation Suite V5.8, already trusted by 21,000 users globally and accessible on cloud and mobile, to digitise and streamline its aircraft management processes across Saudi Arabia. The integrated ERP system’s […]