SITA Wins IT Solutions Contract at Jordan Airport

13 July 2010 (Last Updated July 13th, 2010 18:30)

Joannou & Paraskevaides Group has awarded a contract to SITA to provide airport IT solutions for the new $750m terminal at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. SITA's IT solutions, which will be implemented in time for testing in October 2011, will include the AirportC

Joannou & Paraskevaides Group has awarded a contract to SITA to provide airport IT solutions for the new $750m terminal at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan.

SITA's IT solutions, which will be implemented in time for testing in October 2011, will include the AirportConnect Open check-in platform and common-use self-service kiosks, as well as an airport operational database.

SITA will also provide its resource management systems, flight information display system, baggage reconciliation system, billing system and passenger handler.

The systems will provide a total airport IT solution operating 70 check-in counters, 18 departure gates, 16 transfer desks, ten check-in kiosks and 133 flight display screens across its 90,000m² area.

The new terminal is expected to open in 2012 and is expected to increase the annual passenger capacity from 3.2m to 9m.