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Kuwait Airways leverages Honeywell Advanced Software to cut fuel costs

Kuwait Airways is reducing fuel use through its utilisation of Honeywell Forge Flight Efficiency software. The technology is also being deployed at Nippon Cargo Airlines and may reduce fuel costs by up to 3%, saving each airline potentially millions of dollars per year.    “Airlines today are trying to meet very tight margins while also […]

Kuwait International Airport to revise plans for facial recognition technology

Plans to implement facial recognition at Kuwait International Airport’s newly-built T4 are in the ‘preliminary stages’ after a proposal was received from an unnamed international firm, airport authorities have revealed. Yousef Al-Fouzan, Director General at Kuwait’s Directorate General for Civil Aviation (DGCA), said on the terminal’s one-year anniversary that the technology is currently ‘under revision’. […]

Zain Kuwait hosts NASA at its science and technological innovation centre

Zain, the leading digital service provider in Kuwait, has hosted a special talk on science and technology innovation featuring NASA. The talk was held at the Zain Innovation Center (ZINC) in the company’s main headquarters in Shuwaikh. It was hosted in collaboration with the Embassy of the USA in Kuwait. Zain hosted the special talk […]

SITA: We need complete confidence in data security for aviation

Tim Strong , Senior Security Manager for SITA Global Services, says with a growth in information and increasing security threats the aviation industry has a growing reliance on data.   Information security and air transport are inextricably linked. That is not only because of the mission-critical nature of much of the industry’s data but also because of […]

Kuwait International Airport adopts Microsoft Azure

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) adopts Microsoft Azure to transform data into actionable business intelligence and streamline airport operations. Kuwait International Airport, an entity managed by the government’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has announced that it has adopted Microsoft Azure cloud solutions to streamline the airport’s operations. The move enables DGCA to […]

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 […]

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