Airport Technology & IT


Korean Air Migrates Entire IT System to Cloud

Korean Air is driving a major organisational strategy by investing KRW 200 billion over the next ten years to overhaul its entire IT infrastructure. Under … More ››

Hamad Airport Completes First Phase of its Smart Airport Programme 

Hamad International Airport (HIA) has announced the completion of the first major phase of its Smart Airport programme, which it says will enable home carrier … More ››

Soft Opening for the new Istanbul Airport

Turkey’s President ErdoÄŸan led the ceremony to mark the official opening of the new Istanbul Airport (IATA: ISL) on October 29. The new facility has … More ››

Istanbul New Airport Completes ORAT Test

The Istanbul New Airport (INA) has completed its Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) programme in time for its October 29 ‘soft opening’. The INA … More ››

Heathrow Prepares for Largest Biometrics Roll out  

Heathrow Airport has announced it is launching its first end-to-end biometrics trial which will bring facial recognition to each point of a departing passenger’s journey. … More ››

dnata Achieves GDP Certification for Pharmaceutical Cargo in Switzerland

Dubai-based dnata has been awarded the Good Distribution Practice (GDP) certification for the pharmaceutical handling services at the company’s Zurich facility. GDP is a program … More ››

A World First for Frankfurt Airport

The World’s first electronic Dangerous Goods Declaration (eDGD) shipment has been processed at Frankfurt Airport. A shipment from healthcare specialist Abbott Diagnostics in Wiesbaden was … More ››

New Aviation Security Course Launched

The training arm of the UK Civil Aviation Authority (UK CAA), CAA International (CAAi), has announced a new Security Management Systems (SeMS) two-day training course. … More ››

GOL Introduces Self Bag-Drop at Rio de Janeiro

GOL, Brazil’s largest airline, is introducing new self-service bag-drop technology to speed up the airport experience.  Its passengers can now use SITA’s Scan&Fly system to … More ››

Brisbane Airport Extends Technology Partnership

Brisbane, the third busiest airport in Australia, has again selected SITA as its technology partner as the airport continues its growth and transformation plans. The … More ››