Middle East air transport technology investment to rise in 2003
Sustained growth in the Middle East region’s travel technology industry is predicted to continue in the face of a global technology downturn. According to air transport information and telecommunications company Sita, airports in the region are going to take a lead in installing information management systems to more effectively handle passenger information details and data exchange.
“In this region, airlines’ investment in IT was predicted to be on average higher than that in other global markets. Our customer focus, robust security solutions and state-of-the-art Internet Protocol (IP) network means that Sita has benefited from that growth,” stated Hani El Assaad, Sita’s president for the Middle East and Africa.
Sita is an international provider of integrated information and telecommunications solutions to the air transport industry. Sita now has around 740 members and 1,800 customers including airlines, airports, travel distribution and computer reservation systems, governmental organizations, aerospace and air-freight companies. SITA recorded corporate revenues of over $1.611 billion in 2001. — (menareport.com)
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