Passengers flying with any airline from Vienna International Airport will enjoy faster and more efficient boarding as the world’s first common-use self-boarding gates go into operation there. The gates, provided by air transport IT specialist SITA, are being installed throughout Vienna’s terminals, including the new terminal Skylink, which will open mid-2012.
Amadeus is working with SITA, the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions, to empower Amadeus Altéa customers to offer real-time baggage tracking information and worldwide baggage reconciliation to passengers.
Amadeus has confirmed it is working with air transport communications specialist SITA to empower Amadeus Altéa customers to offer real-time baggage tracking information to passengers. The travel technology partner hopes to offer worldwide baggage reconciliation to passengers, while reducing the costs associated with mishandled baggage.
The leading specialist in air transport communications, SITA, today announced that it is now processing two million messages per day for more than 10,000 user aircraft, airline operations centres, air traffic control, and aircraft and engine manufacturers.
Airlines carrying 57% of the world’s passenger traffic have reported a real increase in IT and Telecommunications (IT&T) expenditure and are ready to spend big on passenger mobile services and other transformative technology, according to results published today in the 13th annual SITA/Airline Business Airline IT Trends Survey.
SITA today announced that it has become the world’s first global mobile data services provider dedicated to the air transport industry. Through a partnership agreement with Orange Business Services, the air transport communications specialist is providing global data connectivity to airlines enabling the secure use of mobile data, machine-to-machine (M2M) and application to person (A2P) technologies worldwide.
PT Angkasa Pura 1, Indonesia’s state-owned airport operator, announced the signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation with SITA to provide IT solutions to improve services to the more than 49 million passengers at the 13 airports under its management.
SITA today announced that within minutes of the new IATA resolution regarding automated baggage rules coming into effect on April 1st, the IT provider went live with its automated baggage fees pricing solution.
SITA, the airline IT specialist, today announced that China Eastern Airlines has gone live with a worldwide corporate network solution to support its global expansion plans as it merges with Shanghai Airlines and prepares to join the Skyteam alliance.
The global SITA/Air Transport World Passenger Self-Service survey of the world’s leading airports includes Beijing International Airport for the first time this year and reveals the Chinese traveller to be one of the world’s most environmentally conscious and an enthusiastic user of self-service technology.
SITA today announced that Etihad Airways, the national carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has introduced the IT provider’s innovative new fare pricing software in a move to ensure the best fares for its passengers.