Baggage mishandling rates have decreased by more than 65% since 2007. This is due, in part, to the increased use of automated baggage tracking across the industry.
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems’ comprehensive suite of offerings in information, passenger and baggage-processing systems, which can be delivered as individual products or integrated solutions, meet the key business needs of airports, airlines and ground-handling agents.
Aviation and airport systems integration
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems is recognised as one of the world’s leading suppliers of airport systems integration expertise and now offers its products as fully managed services to airport, airline and ground-handler communities around the globe.
Baggage reconciliation and baggage re-flighting systems
The baggage processing systems we provide include the UltraTrak baggage reconciliation system (BRS) and the UltraReflight baggage reflighting system.
Airline passenger-processing systems
Our range of airline passenger-processing systems includes:
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems
- UltraCUSE common use platforms (CUPPS)
- UltraDCS local departure control systems (LDCS)
- UltraLoadPlan load planning systems
Aviation and airport information systems
We provide a range of airport and aviation information systems, including:
- Flight information display systems (UltraFIDS)
- Airport operational databases (UltraDB)
- Resource planning tools (UltraResource)
- Systems integration / integration broker (UltraIB)
- Building systems integration (UltraControl/BSI)
Airport, airline and ground-handling operations equipment
We have a deep understanding of airport, airline and ground-handling operations and a reputation for delivering excellent services and innovative integrated solutions. More than 100 airports around the world now benefit from Ultra’s commitment and experience.
Airport, airline and ground-handler references
The company is proud to offer as references more than 100 airports and more than 100 airlines as users of Ultra products around the world. With a regional presence in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, Ultra Electronics Airport Systems is positioned to meet the system requirements of airports, airlines and ground handlers worldwide.
Aerospace electronic and electromechanical products
Airport Systems is a division of Ultra Electronics Holdings, an international group of businesses specialising in the design, manufacture and support of electronic and electromechanical products and integrated IT solutions for aerospace and defence markets worldwide.
Advanced aviation information, passenger and baggage-processing systems
The group has over 45 years of experience as a supplier of technically advanced solutions for civil and military applications and employs some 3,500 people within over 20 businesses based in the UK and North America. It has seen a steady and considered growth to reach its current turnover of in excess of $1,019m.
Shanghai's Hongqiao International Airport, has been awarded a 5-Star Terminal Certification for its prestigious Terminal 2 by the internationally recognised SKYTRAX global airport awards for 2014.
Since opening in 2001, Incheon Airport has relied on Ultra to supply its mission-critical systems.
Ultra Airport Systems has been chosen by Basel Mulhouse Airport (EuroAirport) to deliver its advanced airport operations and information management solution.
As part of their focus on providing the highest standards of service, reliability and safety, Caribbean Airlines has acquired Ultra's comprehensive Baggage Management solution, UltraTRAK, for their entire network operation.
Following their tenth anniversary of using Ultra's baggage reconciliation and management system, Bahrain Airport Services (BAS) have chosen to renew the partnership for a further five years.
Exactly on schedule, only ten months after contract award, Ultra and BH Airport successfully cutover to their new airport management system at Brazil's Belo Horizonte International Airport.
Come see Ultra on Stand 3040 at the 2016 Passenger Terminal Expo in Cologne where we will be showcasing solutions that deliver enhanced operational efficiency through the implementation of the Ultra Equation.
JFKIAT is strengthening its relationship with Ultra Electronics Airport Systems to incorporate recent technological enhancements.
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems and Materna GmbH are pleased to announce a strengthened partnership for the provision of integrated passenger processing systems that will further assist airlines and airports in enhancing the passenger experience.
Ultra has been awarded the contract to implement UltraResource, a modern and reliable software platform for real-time gate management at Denver International Airport (DIA).
Ultra Electronics has been awarded the contract to implement their UltraAPEX airport management solution to assist the information technology division at John F. Kennedy International Airport Terminal One (JFK T1), US.
Ultra Electronics has successfully upgraded its UltraTrak baggage management system at London Heathrow Airport to create what is probably the largest single-site baggage processing operation in the world.
For the fifth year in succession Ultra is very proud to announce that the top two airports in the world, as awarded by the globally recognised SKYTRAX Awards, rely on Ultra Electronics Airport Systems to provide their mission critical systems.
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems (Ultra) celebrates first anniversary of successful operations at the new Mariscal Sucre International Airport (MSIA) in Quito, Ecuador.
Ultra has been a key player in aviation IT for over 40 years, and has always been keen on contributing to major industry events in order to exchange strategic views on market trends. The opportunity to get input from the community has always provided value to us and thereby enabled us to generate greater value for our customers.
Ultra Electronics' Airport Systems business has recently upgraded its successful UltraTrak Baggage Management System hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa, following a five-year renewal earlier in the year.
Copenhagen Airports (CPH) and Ultra Electronics Airport Systems have reached an important milestone in the delivery of the ATOS (Airport Traffic Operational Services) project with the replacement of the airport operational database at Copenhagen with the UltraDB.
Ultra Electronics to Deliver the World’s Largest Baggage Reconciliation System (BRS) at London’s Heathrow Airport
Following a competitive renewal process, Ultra Electronics is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a five-year extension to its flagship UltraTrak Baggage Management System at London's Heathrow airport.
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems has announced a key partnership with Materna, a supplier of passenger processing systems and services, to facilitate the delivery of enhanced CUPPS, CUSS, Bag Drop and Mobile solutions.
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems, the specialist provider of systems integration services, airport operational systems, passenger processing and baggage processing systems, will be using its stand at Passenger Terminal Exhibition in Vienna, 18-20 April 2012, to launch its exciting new airport management platform: UltraApex - the Airport Performance Expert System.
Following an intensive two year tender process Ultra Electronics, Airport Systems, in partnership with Oman Investment Corporation, has received a letter of award relating to an airport IT and systems integration contract in the Sultanate of Oman. The contract, worth RO127.5m, approximately &poun
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems is pleased to announce the contract award for delivery of its UltraDB platform for Copenhagen Airports (CPH). The confirmation of contract award follows an intensive period of clarification, in which Ultra and CPH worked together to refine the technical and funct
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems has raised £3,087 for the 2010 BBC Children in Need appeal with the enthusiastic help of employees and generous suppliers. In the four weeks leading up to Children in Need day on 19 November 2010, staff members donated time and effort to cooking bu
The 2010 Management Today Awards have been published and Ultra Electronics has again performed strongly, being ranked number two in the most admired company in the aerospace and defence category. Ultra scored well in most areas and was ranked in the top 40 companies in all of the below
In a project designed to allow passengers and of course Santa himself better check-in, arrivals and gate facilities at Lapland's airports, Ultra Electronics Airport Systems has extended the UltraCUSE enterprise common use check-in provision. The system, which has recently been installed at Helsin
In the Abu Dhabi desert sits the magnificent Yas Marina F1 circuit and the prestigious Yas Hotel, which is where Ultra Electronics Airport Systems held their inaugural EMEA & Asia Customer Summit. With delegates from different airlines, airport authorities, and partner organisations
Ultra Electronics Airport Systems has announced that it has won a contract to provide an integrated suite of airport operational systems at Edmonton International Airport (EIA) in Alberta, Canada. Ultra will integrate and provide on-going operational support for a new flight informati
With a 10% increase in passengers from the previous year and a large volume increase in the number of bags processed during July’s World Cup event, South Africa’s airports had to ensure that they were ready and able to provide a seamless, efficient and problem-free customer service experience, wh
The Ultra Electronics Airport Systems annual EMEA and Asia customer summit is taking place at the prestigious Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi on 13th and 14th October 2010. It promises to be an exciting and educational event. This combined strategy and user group event incorporates both CUTE and
Today's airline passengers are accustomed to self-check-in, but what happens if that flight is delayed or cancelled? The chaos caused by the eruption of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano in Iceland has put this issue into sharp focus around the world. It is not a one-off problem either. Acc
Due to strong growth in their markets and to keep pace with the latest developments in their technologies, Ultra Electronics Airport Systems is seeking to fill more than 40 permanent and contract vacancies in the coming months. The positions available include: software engineers; specia