SITA is a multinational information technology company providing IT and telecommunication services to the air transport industry and is ranked for Business Expansion, Environmental, M&A, Product Launches and Research and Development in the 2022 Airport Technology Excellence Awards.

SITA has been involved in a number of interesting environmental projects during this research period. The company has notably collaborated with Palermo Airport to test the SITA Emissions Manager, which has been designed to reduce Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions. The solution also promises increased efficiency in airport apron operations.

Another notable sustainability partnership has been conducted by SITA and Envision Digital. The two companies have collaborated to streamline airport operations using data analytics. The MoU that the two parties have signed involves the joint development of a carbon reduction solution that will provide real-time data flows.

The tech giant’s sustainability oriented business during the research period has also included the purchase of Safety Line, an airport tech company with a clear focus on environmental issues.

SITA has also been effectively marketing its airport operations solutions. The company signed a contract with Bahrain Airport and London Luton Airport for the deployment of its SITA Airport Management solution. Pratt & Whitney have chosen the company’s Cloud-based data-brokering platform called e-Aircraft DataHub to support their own engine health monitoring services, while the Federal Aviation Administration has opted for SITA’s Future Air Navigation System to manage the US’ oceanic airspace.

Contracts have also been signed by the multinational for the supply of smart biometric solutions, bag drop technology as well as passenger processing systems.

The company has also launched a new health data sharing platform to combat the spread of the Covid-19 virus.

Company Profile

SITA is a provider of air transport communication and information technology (IT) solutions.

The company provides managed global communications, infrastructure, outsourcing and the air transport industry (ATI) cloud services. SITA provides services for aircraft operations, airline commercial management, passenger operations, airport management and operations, air-to-ground communications, cargo operations, transportation security and border management and baggage operations.

These services find applications in aerospace, air traffic control, ground handling, and travel and distribution.

The company offers services to governments, airports, airlines, air cargo, aerospace and international organizations. SITA operates across the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company is headquartered in Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium.