SITA’s ONAIR provides highly personalized internet connectivity to Corsair loyalty program members

Travelers will be offered personalized plans based on loyalty program tier and class of travel. Paris, France, 2021-Jun-08 — /Travel PR News/ — French long-haul airline Corsair is offering members of its loyalty program, Le Club Corsair, flying aboard the airline’s new Airbus A330neo fleet, a highly personalized internet connectivity package based on their tier… Read the full press release

SITA Smart Path PoC shortens lines, and boosts operational efficiency at Istanbul Airport

SITA Smart Path PoC at Istanbul Airport (iGA) shortens lines, enables a low touch passenger experience, and boosts operational efficiency. Istanbul, Turkey, 2021-Apr-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today (19 Apr, 2021) announced the results of its biometric-enabled Proof of Concept (PoC) designed to support a… Read the full press release

SITA launches AI-enabled solution that quickly return lost items on aircraft or in airports to their owners

New solution cuts cost by 90% and significantly reduces repatriation time Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA has launched WorldTracer Lost and Found Property, an artificial intelligence-enabled solution that solves a million-dollar headache for the air transport industry: how to quickly return items left behind on aircraft or in airports to their owners. Every… Read the full press release

Hapag-Lloyd employs SITA Omnichannel Services to improve collaboration and communication with customers

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Global ocean carrier Hapag-Lloyd has placed SITA’s Contact Center platform at the heart of its ambitious plan to be ranked number one for customer service in the freight and shipping sector within the next five years. Hapag-Lloyd also wants to increase the collaboration between employees during and… Read the full press release

SITA supports Cyprus with the implementation of EU-mandated air traffic control (ATC) standard

Cyprus is the first country in southeastern Europe to implement mandatory Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC), an alternative to traditional ATC voice communications. Nicosia, Cyprus, 2021-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, is helping Cyprus comply with an EU-mandated air traffic control (ATC) standard that… Read the full press release

SITA expands its Agile DevOps teams by hiring 55 people to develop its SITA AT AIRPORTS portfolio

Letterkenny identified as a key location for software development Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, is significantly expanding its Agile DevOps teams by over 55 people in Letterkenny, Ireland to develop the next generation of its highly successful SITA AT AIRPORTS portfolio. These… Read the full press release

SITA helps Bahrain International Airport enhance operational efficiency to meet new standards required during COVID-19

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Bahrain International Airport’s new Passenger Terminal includes SITA Smart Path biometrics, SITA Flex, and a sophisticated airport management system. Backed by SITA’s state-of-the-art technology, Bahrain International Airport’s (BIA) newly opened Passenger Terminal is better prepared to respond to the changing demands of travel during the COVID-19 pandemic…. Read the full press release

AeroLogic implements SITA eWAS Pilot weather monitoring solution

Pilots receive real-time weather and flight optimization information with SITA’s eWAS Pilot to fly safer, more cost and time-efficient routes Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — AeroLogic has become the first European cargo airline to implement the SITA eWAS Pilot weather monitoring solution, minimizing the associated cost of weather-related flight disruption. Weather phenomena are a… Read the full press release

SITA launches new industry solution to help airlines, airports and passengers securely share health information during travel

The proven solution seamlessly integrates with multiple travel pass schemes (such as AOK, CommonPass, IATA, SimplyGo). Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (4 Feb, 2021) announces the launch of Health Protect – an industry solution, to help airlines, airports, governments, and passengers safely and securely share information on health tests or vaccinations… Read the full press release

SITA boosts Etihad Airways’ efficiency through its next-generation biometric technology

Geneva, Switzerland, 2021-Jan-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The impact of COVID-19 has tipped the air transport industry into turmoil with planes grounded for much of 2020 and significant economic and operational challenges to solve. The industry has moved quickly to find new solutions to meet the new health measures required by the pandemic. From… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group launches contactless way to report and track delayed baggage through SITA’s WorldTracer® Self Service

Two-thirds of passengers opt to use SITA’s service rather than visit a baggage counter. Frankfurt, Germany, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Lufthansa Group has launched a completely contactless way for passengers to report delayed baggage from their mobile device, avoiding long queues at busy baggage service counters or offices. SITA’s initial trials of WorldTracer® Self Service showed… Read the full press release

SITA partners with start-up Safety Line to make airline operations more efficient and environmentally friendly

Saving aircraft fuel during the climb and cruise phases of a flight is a major opportunity to reduce aviation CO2 emissions Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Sep-24 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the global IT provider for the air transport industry, is partnering with start-up Safety Line to help pilots and airlines limit carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions and… Read the full press release

SITA’s mobile-enabled kiosks deliver contactless passenger check-in at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

SITA’s technology enables passengers to use their smart phones to operate check-in kiosks Mumbai, India, 2020-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport has introduced nearly 50 of SITA’s mobile-enabled kiosks, becoming one of the first airports in India to deliver a completely contactless way for passengers to check-in for their… Read the full press release

SITA Smart Path biometric technology deployed at Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA)

Biometrics and contactless technologies mean passengers can now glide through the airport in an entirely touchless experience. Beijing, China, 2020-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today (20 August 2020) announces its most extensive biometric deployment to date and a new completely contactless experience for passengers traveling… Read the full press release

SITA and NEC Corporation partner to develop secure walk-through travel experience at airports

Tokyo and Geneva, 2020-Jul-23 — /Travel PR News/ — NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) and SITA today (21 July 2020) announced a global partnership to develop market-leading solutions that enable a secure walk-through travel experience at airports, leveraging NEC’s I:Delight identity management platform together with SITA Smart Path and SITA Flex. The partnership comes as airports and airlines increasingly look… Read the full press release

SITA’s ‘Runway for Future Operations’ report outlines its vision for the immediate future of air travel

SITA’s Runway for Future Operations paper maps out the critical steps needed for the air transport industry to recover Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-22 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today (21 July 2020) released a new paper outlining the company’s vision for the immediate future of air travel…. Read the full press release

SITA secures ISO14001:2015 re-certification for six offices globally

This latest sustainability achievement supports SITA’s ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, has taken another step towards its ambition to be carbon neutral by 2022 by securing ISO14001:2015 (Environmental Management Systems – EMS) re-certification for six SITA… Read the full press release

Condor deploys SITA’s eWAS to enhance its fuel optimization

Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jul-15 — /Travel PR News/ — German leisure airline Condor is making significant enhancements to fuel optimization through the deployment of eWAS to more than 700 pilots and dispatchers. The signing with SITA’s aircraft domain of expertise – which includes the provision of eWAS Pilot and eWAS Dispatch applications – brings several major benefits for the popular… Read the full press release

SITA: Technology is key to help airports and airlines safely resume operations

Flexible border solutions and low-touch experiences to aid compliance and confidence in travel Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-Jun-12 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the technology provider for the air transport industry, today (11 June 2020) sheds new light on how technology is helping airports and airlines safely resume operations and help implement new hygiene measures to… Read the full press release

SITA becomes a Premium Donor of the Sovrin Foundation

SITA becomes a more active member and supporter of the Sovrin Foundation Geneva, Switzerland, 2020-May-22 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA has stepped up its commitment to developing a permanent digital identity for air travel by becoming a Premium Donor of the Sovrin Foundation, the international non-profit organization focused on the advancement of self-sovereign digital… Read the full press release

Fraport Brasil installs SITA’s passenger processing technology at Fortaleza Airport and Porto Alegre Airport

SITA provides self-service gates for bar-coded boarding passes at Fortaleza and Porto Alegre Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2020-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Fraport Brasil has installed SITA’s passenger processing technology at the two airports it manages in Brazil, Fortaleza Airport (FOR) and Porto Alegre Airport (POA). New self-service gates provide passengers with automated entry to the… Read the full press release

SITA 2019 China IT Insights: Airlines and airports in China embrace artificial intelligence and automation to provide next level of passenger service

Investments in chatbots, biometrics and blockchain to boost passenger experience Nanning, China, 2019-Nov-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines and airports in China are moving to another level of passenger service. They are embracing artificial intelligence and automation to provide the hyper-personalized self-service experience their passengers are demanding. According to the SITA 2019 China IT… Read the full press release

SITA acquires main IT service provider to Naples Airport

Italian company specializes in tailor-made software solutions for airports and is the main IT provider for Naples Airport Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, today (06 November 2019) announced that it had acquired 100% of Software Design, an Italian software and solution integrator tailored… Read the full press release

SITA: Investment made by airlines and airports significantly improved both satisfaction levels for passengers and average processing time

Investment has resulted in significantly higher passenger satisfaction and shorter queues. Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Nov-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines and airports spent a record US$50 billion in 2018 on IT to support improvements to the passenger journey and are now beginning to enjoy the benefit of that investment. Figures published by SITA for the first… Read the full press release

SITA to manage and support all key systems across Kotoka International Airport’s newly commissioned Terminal 3

Accra, Ghana, 2019-Oct-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Ghana Airports Company Limited has extended its agreement with SITA to manage and support all airport passenger processing, baggage management, and airport operations systems across Kotoka International Airport’s newly commissioned Terminal 3 for the next five years. SITA’s technology will be vital in positioning the airport as the… Read the full press release

Krabi Airport rolls out world-class passenger technology, from global IT provider SITA

Krabi, Thailand, 2019-Sep-10 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of Krabi Airport’s development to become a regional aviation center under Thailand’s Department of Airports’ four-year strategic plan, the airport announced it will be rolling out world-class passenger technology, from global IT provider SITA. The systems include AirportConnect® Open, SITA’s common-use passenger processing (CUPPS) platform, along with self-service… Read the full press release

SITA report reveals tech-savvy travelers demand more automated, seamless journeys

New SITA report shows tech-savvy travelers demand more automated, seamless journeys World Aviation Festival, London, 2019-Sep-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Airport and airline IT executives believe that the growing number of tech-savvy travelers will have the biggest impact on their digital plans over the next six years to 2025. This is revealed in a new… Read the full press release

Malaysia Airports kicks off digital airport initiative with SITA at KL International Airport

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 2019-Aug-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Malaysian Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, tested new biometric passenger processing at the KLIA Main Terminal as part of its 21st anniversary celebration held recently. SITA, the global IT provider to the air transport industry, and Malaysia Airports have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for… Read the full press release

Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacífico moves its 11th airport onto the SITA AirportConnect Open platform

Mexicali International latest airport managed by GAP to move to SITA’s common-use platform Mexico City, Mexico, 2019-Aug-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacífico, S.A.B. de C.V or “GAP”, which operates airports in the Pacific region of Mexico, has moved its 11th airport onto the SITA AirportConnect Open platform. By using this world-class technology, GAP plans to… Read the full press release

SITA’s self-service kiosks and bag-drop solutions installed at Buenos Aires Ezeiza International Airport

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2019-Jul-27 — /Travel PR News/ — When the new departures terminal opens at Buenos Aires’ main airport in October, passengers will be able to check in and drop off their baggage in record time, without having to queue for an agent. This is thanks to technology from SITA, the global IT provider to… Read the full press release