View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you

BH Airport Goes ‘Live’ with Ultra’s Airport Management System

Ultra BH Airport

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.

"Ultra delivered as promised – on time and within the original budget. They worked side-by-side with our IT and Operations teams to support all of our planning, design and test activities. The overall result was a successful cutover," said Daniel Bircher, operations director, BH Airport.

The airport management system provided by Ultra includes an airport integration broker (IB), as well as an airport operational database (AODB), resource management system (RMS) and flight information displays (FIDS), fully integrated with over a dozen other systems that are all honed into a state-of-the-art Airport Operations Control Center (APOC).

The BH Airport APOC enables a complete, real-time vision of aircraft movements and other airport operational resource activities using intelligent alert notification and monitoring of key performance indicators to maximise safety, efficiency and passengers’ experience. At the same time, airlines take advantage by receiving accurate operational planning and being physically present at APOC. Other benefits include automated resource planning, collaborative decision-making and increased agility in response to operational changing conditions.

Paul Drury, Ultra’s vice-president, Americas stated: "This project ensures that BH Airport will improve the productivity of their facilities and resources as they expand to meet rapidly growing passenger demand. We look forward to providing even more capabilities in preparation for the new terminal opening at the end of 2016."

Since opening in 2001, Incheon Airport has relied on Ultra to supply its mission-critical systems.
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...
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...
NEWSLETTER Sign up Tick the boxes of the newsletters you would like to receive. The top stories of the day delivered to you every weekday. A weekly roundup of the latest news and analysis, sent every Monday. The airport industry's most comprehensive news and information delivered every month.
I consent to GlobalData UK Limited collecting my details provided via this form in accordance with the Privacy Policy
SUBSCRIBED

THANK YOU