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SITA - Articles and news items

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport puts services at passengers’ fingertips

Airport news  •  21 September 2016  •  International Airport Review

SITA’s beacon technology delivers location-specific information through new airport app at Nice Cote d'Azur Airport...

Airport Security Week: Preview of Airport IT & Security 2016

Airport Extra, Z homepage promo  •  12 September 2016  •  International Airport Review

As part of Airport Security week looking ahead to Airport IT & Security that lands at London Heathrow on the 27-28 September, we'll be looking in detail at all things security, in arguably one of the industry’s hottest topics at the moment...

Blockchain technology: passport to the future?

Airport news  •  27 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

SITA is exploring the possibility of developing blockchain technology to provide travellers with single secure mobile or wearable travel identification through airports and across borders.

Bahrain International Airport takes steps towards realising IATA Fast Travel Initiative

Airport news  •  4 May 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Bahrain International Airport has taken its first steps to implementing IATA’s Fast Travel Initiative through the introduction of self-service check-in kiosks.

Baggage mishandling drops to lowest ever rate in 2015

Airport news  •  29 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

A report commissioned by SITA has found baggage mishandling dropped to its lowest ever level in 2015, a 10.5 percent decline compared to the previous year.

Faster cross-border passenger processing at Tijuana Airport

Airport news  •  22 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Passenger processing technology has enabled speedy border crossing at Tijuana Airport’s Cross Border Xpress, the first ever skywalk to connect a facility in the USA directly into a foreign airport terminal.

SITA appoints Barbara Dalibard as new CEO

Airport news  •  1 April 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

SITA have announced the appointment of Barbara Dalibard as its new Chief Executive Officer replacing current CEO Francesco Violante after 13 years at the helm.

China continues to invest in the Smart Airport

Airport news  •  10 March 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

A study commissioned by SITA has revealed China’s airports and airlines are continuing to invest in the Smart Airport concept despite recent economic challenges.

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport launches personalised passenger app

Airport news  •  23 February 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Nice Côte d’Azur Airport has launched a new app providing personalised information for passengers to coincide with the opening of the airport’s refurbished Terminal 1 retail area.

Air France-KLM install 765 next generation self-service kiosks

Airport news  •  14 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Air France-KLM has installed 765 next generation self-service kiosks at Amsterdam’s Schiphol and Paris’ Charles de Gaulle and Orly airports.

Sharjah International Airport to install automated baggage management system

Airport news  •  7 January 2016  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

Sharjah Aviation Services will introduce a new communication and automated baggage management system at Sharjah International Airport, United Arab Emirates.

Hybrid check-in technology installed at Perth Airport

Airport news  •  21 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

New check-in technology developed by SITA has been installed at Australia’s Perth Airport providing hybrid desks that can quickly switch from self-service bag drop mode to full-service traditional counters.

Orlando International introduces queue management technology

Airport news  •  18 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

As Orlando International records 38 million passengers annually for first time, the airport has installed intelligent queue management technology to aid growing demand.

SITA acquires self-service bag drop developer Type22

Airport news  •  3 December 2015  •  Katie Sadler, Digital Content Producer, International Airport Review

SITA has announced the acquisition of Dutch baggage handling product developer Type22 enhancing its end-to-end passenger processing portfolio.

SITA renewed as common-use technology provider

Airport news  •  1 December 2015  •  Kate Douetil

Airports Company South Africa and Aviation Co-ordination Services (ACS) have renewed SITA as the common-use technology provider, extending the coverage to nine airports.

 

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