RESEARCH. In 2017, Frost & Sullivan kicked off its “Digital Transformation in Aviation” research initiative, running a series of global airline and airport surveys, aiming to understand the current state and future digital vision of operators. This article presents an overview of the key topics covered in the discussions with airport end-users, complemented by Frost & Sullivan’s own insights from published research reports on airport IT systems and airport landside/airside services.
ACI LONDON. Our guest blogger from Momberger Airport Information spoke with Angela Gittens, Director General of ACI World and Olivier Jankovec, Director General, ACI EUROPE about the latest challenges and opportunities for airports around the world at the ACI 10th Annual Airport Economics & Finance Conference & Exhibition, London, United Kingdom. Watch the video now.
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