Too many airports lack visibility of the bigger picture as a result of poor information exchange between the labyrinth of airport operators, air traffic controllers, airlines and ground handlers involved in daily operations. An integrated airport control center is the best option for airports who want to bring this complex network of stakeholders together, says Nick Gates, Portfolio Director, Air Travel Solutions, SITA.
While there is always a risk that shared information will be misused by a recipient, the experience has been that the benefits of sharing security information within closed communities far outweigh the risks. Strength comes from working together – smartly and securely – utilising the digital engagement technology that exists today. Continue reading