India’s Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) has signed an agreement with data analytics firm Beontra to improve capacity planning and terminal operations at Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport).
Under the three-year contract, BIAL will use Beontra’s Scenario Forecasting & Capacity Planning Suite to boost the efficiency of terminal operations at BLR Airport.
BIAL chief strategy and development officer Satyaki Raghunath said: “We are in the midst of our largest capital programme expansion since our founding and need to take informed decisions with respect to market analyses, route development and allocation of valuable capacity resources to meet demand.
“Together with Beontra’s suite of tools, we expect to test out a range of scenarios and outcomes as we move forward with our vision of enabling journeys, creating experiences and touching lives as the gateway to a new India.”
Using the data analytics platform, BIAL can predict and plan its capacity and manage the impact of the airport’s growth on daily operations.
The new advanced technology will also help improve resource planning across the airport, aimed at providing improved passenger experience.
Beontra managing director Thorsten Kolbinger said: “Establishing ourselves in India with an innovative partner such as the Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru will enable us to bring our unique capabilities in scenario planning and terminal capacity optimisation to the rest of the country.”
Recently, BIAL revealed the design of the new garden terminal (T2) for BLR Airport.
In February, BIAL in collaboration with Sunshot Technologies installed a 3.35MW rooftop solar power plant to meet its growing energy needs.