• London Gatwick Airport (LGW) is the first to implement Amadeus’ cloud-based A-CDM portal to improve communication and operational efficiency at the airport
• Airports, airlines and ground handlers all benefit from Amadeus’ cloud-based common situational awareness solution
• LGW rolls out Amadeus’ A-CDM Portal to 300 users in just 8 weeks thanks to a quick implementation process
Written by innovation forecaster James Woudhuysen, the study examines the principles and origins of lean and shows how they can be applied to IT and operations within the travel industry
The study argues that by embracing lean, travel companies can enjoy rapid rates of new service and app development, earn more revenues from market niches, and better personalise their offers to the needs of customers as individuals
Airports are increasingly identifying the need to switch to next generation cloud systems in order to improve operational efficiencies in a challenging marketplace, according to an insight paper launched by Amadeus today. IT makes sense to share: making the case for the cloud in Common Use airport technology collects the viewpoints of over 20 senior IT leaders from the airport industry to investigate the business case for adopting cloud based Common Use systems at airports.
•Cloud based Common Use platform to save airports costs and space by eliminating on-site infrastructure dependency
•Scalable to any size airport, airline and ground handler
•Airports to improve the passenger experience, eliminating queues and frustration
•Platform allows airports to be more flexible and quicker to respond to irregular operations from anywhere
Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, today announced that it continues its expansion into the Airport IT space with the acquisition of UFIS Airport Solutions, a leading airport information technology player.
•The Dubai-based ground handler, part of the Emirates Group, handles all Emirates flights and over 100 other carriers including flydubai
•dnata handled flights will use Amadeus’ automated solution to manage the mission critical weight and balance system, helping airlines gain cost savings and other efficiencies
Amadeus today announces that it has reached agreement with Munich and Copenhagen airports to jointly work in the development and implementation of two new airport IT solutions. The products - Amadeus Airport Sequence Manager and Amadeus Airport Fixed Resource Optimiser - will form part of Amadeus’ new suite of solutions for airports.
Amadeus, a leading technology partner for the global travel industry, has secured 20 long-term IT agreements with Ground Handling companies in just 1.5 years since the launch of the Amadeus Altéa Departure Control System (DCS) for Ground Handlers. Once these 20 customers are fully migrated to the new platform by 2015, Amadeus will be processing 85+ million passengers boarded per year through this solution.
Amadeus today unveils a major new study, 'Reinventing the Airport Ecosystem', identifying consumer frustrations with today's airport experience and mapping how airports will re-invent themselves up to 2025, with new operating models, driving revenues beyond traditional aviation income.
Amadeus is working with SITA to empower Amadeus Altéa customers to offer real-time baggage tracking information and worldwide baggage reconciliation to passengers, whilst reducing the costs associated with mishandled baggage.