The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA), operator of Toronto Pearson International Airport, has awarded a strategic information technology (IT) and business transformation contract to Wipro.

After a competitive procurement process, Wipro was appointed by GTAA as the final vendor for the new project.

GTAA vice-president and chief information officer Martin Boyer said: “As Toronto Pearson continues to grow as a global hub airport, we remain committed to enhancing our passenger experience through technological advancements.

“Achieving our vision of becoming the best airport in the world will require exceptional technology solutions, resources and services.

“Wipro’s aviation-centric experience will provide Toronto Pearson with unique capabilities that improve the airport user experience through scalable, flexible and resilient digital IT systems, while consolidating our IT footprint.”

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The new collaboration will enhance airport operations, deliver integrated services using appropriate airport practices, create new opportunities for joint innovation, and support Toronto Pearson in becoming the world’s leading digital airport.

"Achieving our vision of becoming the best airport in the world will require exceptional technology solutions, resources and services."

Teams from GTAA and Wipro are working in close cooperation to implement the new contract over the coming months.

Wipro Canada country head Xavier Diniz said: “Wipro will leverage its innovation lab to provide access to advanced technologies such as digital, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, big data and security technologies.

“This lab will showcase cutting-edge platforms and test new concepts before they go live, and help transform GTAA into a next-gen Digital Airport, delivering the best quality and value to its customers and stakeholders.”

Wipro delivers advanced, modern IT solutions to some of the world’s largest airports.


Image: Toronto Pearson Airport in Ontario, Canada. Photo: courtesy of Qyd.