AVB ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 2020 SHORTLIST: Technological Achievement

The Technological Achievement award goes to a business that has taken a significant technological step forward to benefit either their own company or the wider industry
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Among a host of new launches in the last 12 months, Honeywell debuted its Forge cloud software to help airlines collect, analyse, and use data from their operations and cut operating costs. On top of that, its IntuVue RDR-4000 weather radar system is having a positive impact on health and safety in the industry.


Thales’ continued innovation within the fields of AI, big data, cybersecurity and connectivity has seen its portfolio continue to grow over the last 12 months. The launch of Thales Emarat Technologies to facilitate critical systems such as radar and radio communications is just one achievement the firm has enjoyed.


SITA’s responsibilities have expanded considerably recently as it took on projects to help airlines and airports achieve efficiencies using various technological solutions. Deploying its Scan&Fly service across 18 airports and supporting an array of operating systems at Kolkata’s new Terminal, SITA’s technological expertise have never been in such high demand.


Playing a significant part in the transforming regional travel industry, Amadeus’ technology is helping airlines in the Middle East perform at the highest level globally. Securing new deals for its eponymous Travel Platform in recent months, Amadeus shows again how its technology is helping to accelerate the aviation sector.


Accessibility remains a huge problem in aviation. But Travelport is employing tech to help airports and airlines adapt as the number of passengers with physical and mental disabilities increases. Its Travel Unified campaign has, at the same time, helped improve distribution for airlines and made travel more accessible for people with mental disabilities much smoother.

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