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Fraport uses Cisco ACI Automation capabilities for cloud environments

Fraport – the biggest airport service operator in Germany – has used Cisco solutions for over 20 years, and now builds future proof platform using Cisco ACI and automation capabilities for cloud environments.


R&M provides structured cabling network to largest airport in the world

R&M supplied copper cables to the largest airport in the world, Istanbul Grand Airport, Turkey. The implementation enabled innovation, capability and flexibility throughout the airport.


SITA provides key systems to support smooth opening of Israel’s new airport

SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, played a key role in supporting the smooth opening of Ramon Airport, Israel’s newest airport, which began operations early this year. SITA provided key communications systems as well as the airport’s common-use check-in and boarding gates. All SITA’s systems were tested and put into full […]


Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen Airport turns to SITA for technology upgrade

Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen International Airport, one of the fastest-growing airports in the world, has contracted global IT provider, SITA, to deliver a technology revamp that will allow the airport to better manage every aspect of its vast operation. SITA will upgrade its existing Airport Management Solution (AMS) – a suite of integrated software applications designed […]


Skyguide and Indra improve runway safety at Zürich airport

Airports around the world may benefit from an innovative solution developed by Skyguide, Indra, SkySoft-ATM and Zürich Airport in the Advanced Runway Safety Improvement (ARSI) project. The objective of the project has been to increase runway safety and traffic capacity during certain arrival and departure configurations at Zürich Airport, but the solution has implications reaching […]


University of Manchester-Middle East Centre signs MOU with DTP

The University of Manchester-Middle East Centre (the University) in Dubai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a ‘Strategic Talent Partnership’ programme to help recruit, develop and retain talented professionals for Dubai Technology Partners LLC (DTP), one of the region’s leading business consultancy and systems integrators for the aviation industry. Under the new agreement, […]


Lufthansa Technik builds digital foundation with Red Hat

Flexibility and efficiency are key to customer satisfaction within the aviation industry. Lufthansa Technik aimed to improve its operation and passenger experience with a hybrid cloud infrastructure and utilised a Red Hat solution to make this possible. Lufthansa Technik, the world’s largest independent provider of airline maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, sought to create […]


Air France creates first of its kind AR-based event experience

Air France is engaging event participants with the new mobile application, ‘Air France AR world’, letting them discover a new digital and interactive layer to their physical worlds. The app digitally displays a map of the world and visualises key destinations with AR technology. The experience is interactive, informative, engaging and users can also participate […]


Air France launches its digital factory for innovation

On November 8, 2018, Air France inaugurated its Digital Factory, located at the heart of the company’s Head Office in Paris-Charles de Gaulle. The Digital Factory is a project launched in December 2017 to accelerate innovation projects and now has 700 sq. metres of office space with tools, methods and expertise to support staff in […]


Heathrow appoints SITA to transform management of communication network

Heathrow has signed an innovative outsourcing agreement with global IT company, SITA, to transform the management of the airport’s vast communication network into a smarter, automated service. Heathrow’s network tower supports every aspect of the network, telephony and radio infrastructure, while keeping all network and communications systems secure. The new service contract includes the support […]


The Holiday Inn Express at Roissy CDG Airport deploys Scale Computing

The Holiday Inn Express brand, part of the IHG Group, recently opened a 305 room hotel located in the heart of the largest international airport in France, Roissy CDG Airport. The hotel is set to see hundreds of visitors each day and is in a prime location near Terminal 1, while a free shuttle service […]


Air France awards in-flight solution to Global Eagle and Orange

Global Eagle Entertainment Inc. has announced that Air France has awarded a long-term contract for in-flight connectivity systems and services to a collaboration between Global Eagle and Orange Business Services. The contract initially includes 113 Airbus A320 family aircraft operated by Air France. Installations are already underway. Air France’s Airbus A320 family includes A318, A319, […]


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