View all newsletters
Receive our newsletter – data, insights and analysis delivered to you
  1. News
March 23, 2018

Huawei joins IATA to develop airports and airlines of future

Chinese ICT solutions provider Huawei has joined the Strategic Partnerships Program of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to help develop airports and airlines of the future.

Chinese ICT solutions provider Huawei has joined the Strategic Partnerships Program of the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to help develop airports and airlines of the future.

Through the IATA, the trade association of the world’s airlines, the company will use its advanced ICT innovations and expertise for the development of airports and airlines, as well as optimising air cargo operations.

“Huawei is committed to becoming the best partner for aviation digital transformation by providing one-stop ICT solutions.”

IATA marketing and commercial services senior vice-president Mark Hubble said: “The IATA Strategic Partnerships Program is open to companies that add value and bring benefits to the air transport industry directly and indirectly by means of their services, products and solutions.”

Huawei Enterprise transportation sector president Yuan Xilin said: “IATA provides an invaluable platform for members to collaborate with other aviation leaders on areas of mutual concern, and it enables airlines to benefit from a wide range of cutting-edge products and expertise to achieve safer, more efficient, and cost-effective operations.

“With global airports and airlines evolving toward Smart Airports and Smart Airlines, Huawei is committed to becoming the best partner for aviation digital transformation by providing one-stop ICT solutions to help customers enhance services and create a seamless passenger experience.”

As a member of the programme, the company will apply new ICT technologies to strengthen digital transformation of the aviation industry.

Additionally, the collaboration with IATA will help customers build smart and dynamic airports and airlines that fulfil the requirements of airports, airlines and passengers for safety and personalised services.

Huawei’s ICT products, solutions, and services are currently used by more than 50 airports, airlines, and air traffic control authorities.

Related Companies

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

Thank you for subscribing to Airport Technology