SITA selected to transform the management of Heathrow’s vast communication network

New outsourcing agreement leverages innovative technologies and a strong support service  LONDON, UK, 2018-Nov-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Heathrow has signed an innovative outsourcing agreement with SITA, the global IT company, 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,… Read the full press release

SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights for China: Airports in China are increasingly investing in technology

Survey shows increased investment in IT to manage China’s fast-growing industry Beijing, China, 2018-Nov-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Airports in China are increasingly investing in technology to equip new airports and terminals and manage rising passenger numbers. The SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights for China show that as airline passenger numbers in China rose nearly 13%… Read the full press release

SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates make airport journey smooth at Punta Cana International Airport

SITA’s automated immigration technology processes passengers in seconds Punta Cana, 2018-Nov-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic, is using SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates to automate the border process for passengers from the US and Canada, as well as Spain, UK, and France, as they leave… Read the full press release

SITA 2018 Air Transport IT Insights: airports are investing in technology to banish waiting in lines and better manage rising passenger numbers

Miami, Florida, 2018-Nov-14 — /Travel PR News/ —As more than 350 airport leaders gather in Miami for the annual ACI-LAC Annual Assembly Conference and Exhibition, global IT provider SITA revealed that airports are investing in technology to banish waiting in lines and better manage rising passenger numbers. Passenger flow management, self-service at every step, and… Read the full press release

SITA enhances its airport operations and passenger flow management solutions with the acquisition of MEXIA Interactive

Acquisition will enhance SITA’s passenger flow and queue management capabilities Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the world’s leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions, today (06 November 2018) announced the acquisition of private company MEXIA Interactive (“MEXIA”), a leading global provider of curb-to-gate passenger analytics for the air transport industry. The… Read the full press release

ATPCO and SITA welcome leading global travel search site Skyscanner to its NDC Exchange platform

Community platform enabling robust airline offer creation continues to see rapid industry adoption Dulles, VA, 2018-Oct-29 — /Travel PR News/ — ATPCO and SITA today (26 October 2018) announced that the leading global travel search site Skyscanner has joined NDC Exchange, a platform that enables content interoperability across the airline distribution ecosystem and is a trusted… Read the full press release

SITA to deploy further 15 Scan&Fly units at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2

SITA Scan&Fly halves baggage processing and cuts check-in wait times for AirAsia passengers Singapore, 2018-Oct-18 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (16 October 2018) announced that it will deploy a further 15 Scan&Fly units at Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 2 (klia2), following the successful implementation of 15 units earlier this year. Baggage processing time has… Read the full press release

Moscow Domodedovo Airport and S7 Airlines have implement SITA’s Scan&Fly self-bag drop technology

SITA’s Scan&Fly allows passengers to check-in their bags in under a minute Moscow, Russia, 2018-Oct-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Moscow Domodedovo Airport and S7 Airlines have implemented SITA’s Scan&Fly self-bag drop technology, providing passengers with a faster, more efficient process to check-in their own bags. The process takes less than a minute. The technology was developed by… Read the full press release

ATPCO & SITA see exponential growth ahead for NDC Exchange

ATPCO & SITA see exponential growth ahead for joint exchange leveraging IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) Dulles, VA, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — ATPCO and SITA today (09 October 2018) announced that British Airways, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, the airlines of the LATAM Group, and Finnair will participate in NDC Exchange, a platform that… Read the full press release

Indonesia’s busiest airports to take advantage of SITA’s world-class technology

World leader in airport technology continues partnership with PT Angkasa Pura Supports, subsidiary company of PT Angkasa Pura I (Persero) Mangupura, Bali, 2018-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ — As world leaders gather in Bali for the IMF-World Bank Group meetings, PT Angkasa Pura I Persero (AP1), which operates 13 airports across Central and Eastern Indonesia,… Read the full press release

SITA and Wipro to deliver airport collaborative decision making (A-CDM) solution for Toronto Pearson International Airport

Project will facilitate the first-ever deployment of Airport Collaborative Decision Making (A-CDM) in North America Toronto, Canada, 2018-Oct-02 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA, the air transport industry’s technology provider, today (01 October 2018) announced that it is delivering an airport collaborative decision making (A-CDM) solution for Toronto Pearson International Airport, in partnership with Wipro Limited, a… Read the full press release

SITA: Airlines and airports are investing to deliver secure and easy travel for passengers, with biometric technology a key priority

SITA CEO says collaboration is key to deliver secure and easy travel Budapest, Hungary, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines and airports are investing to deliver secure and easy travel for passengers, with biometric technology a key priority. This is according to research released today by global IT provider SITA. The SITA 2018 Air Transport IT… Read the full press release

Wizz Air introduces SITA WorldTracer® to speed up the repatriation of mishandled bags to passengers

WorldTracer remains the most widely used system to track mishandled bags globally.  Budapest, Hungary, 2018-Oct-01 — /Travel PR News/ — In a commitment to improve baggage services, Wizz Air, the fastest growing airline in Europe and the leading low cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, has introduced SITA WorldTracer® to speed up the repatriation of mishandled… Read the full press release

Virgin Atlantic introduces augmented reality to familiarize cabin crew with new aircraft as part of an innovation collaboration with SITA

New app part of joint exploration with SITA into the future benefits of AR for air transport London, UK, 2018-Sep-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Virgin Atlantic is introducing innovative training technology – as part of an innovation collaboration with SITA, the leading global IT provider – that allows the airline’s cabin crew to use… Read the full press release

Brazil’s largest airline GOL introduces SITA’s new self-service bag-drop technology

GOL passengers to enjoy checking in bags in half the time with new Scan&Fly Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — GOL, Brazil’s largest airline, is introducing new self-service bag-drop technology to speed up the airport experience. Passengers of the carrier, can now use SITA’s Scan&Fly to check in their bags when flying domestically from Rio de… Read the full press release

SITA: Air Canada implements NDC (New Distribution Capability) production transaction via NDC Exchange

NDC Exchange enables airline to connect directly to a new distribution ecosystem Geneva, Switzerland, 2018-Aug-27 — /Travel PR News/ — ATPCO and SITA today (23 August 2018) announced that launch customer Air Canada processed its first NDC (New Distribution Capability) production transaction via NDC Exchange, a platform that simplifies the adoption of the International Air Transport… Read the full press release

SITA selected to support the modernization of Saudi Arabia’s biggest airports

New solutions key to supporting GACA’s transformation of 26 airports Jeddah,Saudi Arabia, 2018-Aug-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Saudi Arabia’s General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) has selected global IT provider SITA to support the modernization of the country’s biggest airports, implementing a sweeping transformation of airport and communication technology across 26 airports. The new… Read the full press release

SITA to continue its world-class technology with round-the-clock service support to Brisbane Airport

SITA technology drives Brisbane commitment to service as it connects Queensland 24/7 Brisbane, 2018-Aug-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Brisbane Airport, the premier gateway to Queensland and the third busiest airport in Australia, has again selected SITA as its technology partner as the airport continues its growth and transformation plans. The new agreement will see SITA… Read the full press release

Incheon International Airport deploys SITA’s self-service bag drop technology at its new Terminal 2

Award-winning airport selects award-winning bag-drop solution Incheon, South Korea, 2018-Jun-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Incheon International Airport has deployed SITA’s award-winning self-service bag drop technology at its new Terminal 2, effectively serving the influx of visitors to the recent Winter Olympics and in preparation for the 100 million passengers projected by 2030. Drop&Fly simplifies the bag… Read the full press release

Swissport implements new departure control system by Amadeus Altea and selects SITA as telex messaging provider

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2018-Apr-24 — /Travel PR News/ — After a successful migration process, the market-leading departure control system by Amadeus Altea is now implemented at 30 airports in 10 different countries within the Swissport network, supporting the handling process of seven million passengers. It replaces Swissport’s existing departure control system axsControl DCS by DXC at… Read the full press release

SITA rolls out 100 Automated Border Control kiosks across three major airports in Mexico

Mexico City, 2018-Apr-11 — /Travel PR News/ — New SITA kiosks to speed passenger processing at airports while boosting national security The Federal Government of Mexico is strengthening border control by automating the entry process with the introduction of SITA’s Automated Border Control kiosks. The new kiosks will use biometric technology to capture fingerprints to… Read the full press release

SITA named Service Provider of the Year at the 2018 Air Transport Industry Awards

SITA recognized for providing IT and communication solutions to the air transport industry at 2018 Air Transport Industry Awards DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA has been named Service Provider of the Year in the prestigious annual Air Transport Industry Awards held in Dubai. The winners are voted for by the readers… Read the full press release

Beijing Capital International Airport selects SITA’s self-service kiosks for Air China passengers

Beijing,  China, 2018-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Beijing Capital International Airport (BCIA), which handles more than 95 million passengers a year, has chosen air transport IT specialist, SITA, to provide technology to boost capacity. Asia’s busiest airport is using SITA’s self-service kiosks for passenger check-in services on all Air China domestic flights departing from Terminal… Read the full press release

SITA report outlines how biometrics in identity management will transform passenger processing

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Biometric technology is emerging as the top solution for airlines and airports to automate identity checks amid rising passenger numbers. This is according to Biometrics for Better Travel: An ID Management Revolution, a report published today by SITA. It outlines how using biometrics to check passenger’s identity will… Read the full press release

Kansai International Airport trials SITA’s intelligent check-in kiosk KATE

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Kansai Airports, the operator of Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Osaka International Airport (ITAMI), is working with SITA on a trial of KATE – SITA’s intelligent check-in kiosk. KATE will autonomously move to congested areas in the airport with the aim to reduce check-in queues, promising to relegate check-in queues… Read the full press release

SITA provides wireless connectivity on the ground to Air Mauritius’ new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft

Wireless connectivity at the gate will allow the aircraft to connect to vital aircraft, airline systems GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA is providing wireless connectivity on the ground to Air Mauritius’ new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft, keeping the new-generation aircraft connected to the vital back-end systems no matter where they… Read the full press release

Cancun International Airport deploys technologies from SITA

CANCUN, Mexico, 2017-Nov-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA’s tech to provide great passenger experience and efficient operations at Mexico’s busiest international destination Flights are now operating at Terminal 4, Cancun International Airport, Mexico’s newest airport terminal. The airport’s operator, ASUR, has used innovative technologies from SITA, the global provider of IT to the world’s airports,… Read the full press release

SITA appointed to deliver the most advanced airport experience at Istanbul New Airport

SITA will deliver the most advanced airport experience when the world’s largest airport opens in 2018. Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Nov-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Istanbul New Airport, one of the world’s most ambitious airport projects, has appointed global IT provider SITA to bring the region’s most advanced airport to life. SITA will deliver a wide range… Read the full press release

SITA announces the appointment of Jacques Demaël as SVP Strategy & Business Support

SITA announces the appointment of Jacques Demaël as SVP Strategy & Business Support   Demaël will steer strategy, transformation and innovation aimed at accelerating SITA’s growth. Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-Aug-30 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA today (29 August 2017) announced that Jacques Demaël has joined the organization as SVP Strategy & Business Support. Reporting directly… Read the full press release

SITA launches first payment solution for airlines to accept payments securely at airports

SITA launches first payment solution for airlines to accept payments securely at airports   First payment solution to support secure payments on common-use platforms now available Geneva, Switzerland, 2017-May-26 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA has launched the first payment solution which addresses the need for airlines to be able to accept payments securely at… Read the full press release