Air transport IT specialist SITA has won a contract to supply end-to-end passenger and airport management solutions for the new Midfield Terminal at Abu Dhabi International Airport in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The new terminal is scheduled for completion in July 2017.
The range of services to be supplied by SITA includes: its next generation airport management solution; the common-use AirportConnect Open passenger-processing platform; AirportVision flight information display systems; the BagManager baggage management solution; and several automated boarding gates.
Mohamed Mubarak Al Mazrouei, CEO of Abu Dhabi Airports, the airport operator, said, “We are building the Midfield Terminal to exceed global standards for connectivity and high-tech integration. We will ensure that the very latest in every system is installed. From baggage tracking and handling to flight display systems, passengers will benefit from a highly sophisticated IT support system to ease and speed their journey through the airport.”
Hani El-Assaad, president, Middle East, India and Africa, SITA, said, “In today’s complex airport environment, it’s important to have integrated solutions that help enhance collaboration among all stakeholders. We look forward to working with the airport and its partners to deploy a connected infrastructure platform that will help streamline operations, make the airport more efficient, and create a seamless passenger experience.”