SITA wins $9.8 million contract from Kuwait International Airport
Netherlands-based SITA has won a seven-year contract valued at $9.8 million to install and maintain improved passenger and baggage-handling systems at Kuwait International Airport.
The Kuwait Directorate General of Civil Aviation (Kuwait DGCA) awarded the contract to SITA Information Network Computing. Under the agreement, SITA will install and maintain its Common Use Terminal Equipment (CUTE) check-in service and its BagManager Baggage Reconciliation System (BRS) and Passenger Handler at all terminals of Kuwait International Airport.
Nearly 2.5 million passengers and four million bags a year travel through the airport, which is served by 35 major airlines. Their journey will be facilitated by SITA's Java-based and Internet Protocol (IP) enabled CUTE system, which will operate at 100 check-in desks.
Kuwait DGCA is responsible for the management and operation of Kuwait International Airport and supervision of all services and facilities extended to air transport traffic in the airport. Due to the continuous developmental changes in the aviation world, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation does not rest on its previous achievements continuing to score higher levels of success through its present and future projects. KWI DGCA consists of 13 Departments and 1,350 airport staff. — (menareport.com)
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