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SITA ICT FORUM 2016 WILL MAKE AVIATION SMARTER

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  • The India Aviation ICT Forum is an annual event held by SITA, the communications and IT solution provider that transforms air travel through technology for airlines, at airports and on aircraft.
  • This forum is hosted by SITA and supported by AAI, Air India, ACI, APAO, CAPA, IATA, KPMG and all leading industry stakeholders in India.
  • The theme of this year’s ICT Forum is ‘Smarter at every step’
  • This two-day event will take place on 16-17th December in Goa.

As the fastest-growing passenger market in the world, India is expected to surge from being the ninth largest civil aviation market sized at US$16 billion today, to become the largest by Airlines, airports and other stakeholders are transforming rapidly, enabled by new technology trends that promise a smarter experience at every step. The aviation industry must focus on those mega-trends and technologies that will deliver better insights into our passengers and operations, improve ‘life on the go’ and enable better passenger relationships and operational efficiencies.

In this dynamic scenario, forums such as the Aviation ICT Forum India help to transform intent into a decisive roadmap. The India Aviation ICT Forum 2016, in its fourth year, will take place on 16-17 December, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt, Goa, where industry delegates will explore how the aviation industry can become Smarter at Every Step of the journey.

With more than 60 years’ experience working collaboratively at the heart of Indian aviation, SITA is transforming Indian aviation through the provision of modern, standardized IT and communication infrastructure across the country.

This leading pan-industry forum provides a unique opportunity for executives and business professionals to identify and understand the latest aviation trends that will shape their business. The agenda will cover the latest aviation industry trends and conversations with prominent industry leaders on the areas of self service, smart passenger systems, baggage management, mobility, business intelligence, Internet of Things, cybersecurity, smart identity, border management, smart aircraft and other innovations that are transforming the industry. 

Along with these insightful sessions, SITA will also be launching an 360 degree India IT Trends report catering to the aviation sector focusing on trends around passengers, baggage handling, airports and airlines in India..

The forum will also include an exhibition area which will showcase the latest in aviation technology and live demos where delegates will be able to experience first-hand the most advanced solutions.

Almost all CEO’s from the Indian aviation industry have expressed their keen interest to attend this year’s ICT forum. Some of the early speaker confirmations received (in alphabetical order) are from Air India, Airports Authority of India, Spicejet, Go Air, Hyderabad Airport, Sri Lankan Airlines, Jet Airways, AERA, Chandigarh International Airport, Kunnur International Airport, KPMG, CAPA, SITA and SITA Lab.


About SITA

SITA is the communications and IT solution provider that transforms air travel through technology for airlines, at airports and on aircraft. The company’s portfolio covers everything from managed global communications and infrastructure services, to eAircraft, passenger management, baggage, self-service, airport and border management solutions. Owned 100% by more than 400 air transport industry members, SITA has a unique understanding of its needs and places a strong emphasis on technology innovation. 

Nearly every airline and airport in the world does business with SITA and its border management solutions are used by more than 30 governments. With a presence at more than 1,000 airports around the world and a customer service team of 2,000+ staff, SITA delivers unmatched service to more than 2,800 customers in more than 200 countries. 

SITA has a strong local presence in India with more than 60 years’ experience working collaboratively at the heart of Indian aviation. SITA’s pan-India footprint, based on longstanding, strong relationships with customers and partners, includes 38 airports run by the Airports Authority of India (AAI); Mumbai International Airport; Bangalore International Airport and Cochin International Airport, India’s main airlines among them AirAsia India; Air Costa; GoAir; IndiGo; Jet Airways; SpiceJet; and Vistara Airlines; ground handlers; government agencies; and policy makers.

In 2015, SITA had consolidated revenues of US$1.7 billion. SITA’s subsidiaries and joint ventures include SITAONAIR, CHAMP Cargosystems andAviareto.

Shrey Kapoor is a Tech-Enthusiast, Harvard certified Cyber Security and Cyber Forensics Expert. He Founder Techphlie.com, which is one of the India's Top Tech News Website. Even Forbes and many other renowned publishers took his articles reference. Shrey is a Technology analyst, strategic thinker and creative writer who is passionate to deliver the best, latest possible Tech-News to his followers and subscribers. He completed his masters in Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, certified in IPR, T.Q.M. & ISO 9001:2008 In Quality Management Systems.

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