Industry recognition and awards
SITA has received numerous accolades for our commitment to the ATI
2012 Air Transport News (ATN) "IT Company of the Year"
The Air Transport News (ATN) 2013 Awards have recognized SITA as the IT Company of the Year for its influential leadership, achievements, innovation, entrepreneurial spirit and social responsibility. The industry's leading IT and communications specialist, SITA works with almost every airline and airport in the world, innovating to benefit the entire air transport community.
2011 Global Customer Value Enhancement Award in border control
The Frost & Sullivan Global Customer Value Enhancement Award is presented annually to the company that demonstrates excellence in implementing strategies that create value for its customers beyond simply good customer service, leading to improved customer retention and customer base expansion.
This award recognizes SITA for proactively creating value for customers through our iBorders Border Management suite. SITA Border Management enhances security through improved detection and risk analysis while facilitating rapid border-crossing of low-risk travelers. Another major factor was our track record of driving innovation and product development with our customers and SITA's presence in the market.
SITA and Malaysia Airlines scoop CAPA IT innovation award
CAPA - Centre for Aviation today declared SITA and Malaysia Airlines the joint winners of the inaugural 'IT Innovation of the Year 2011' award. This top award is granted to the company that has established an effective industry model to deliver innovative IT solutions and recognizes the success of the airline working with SITA's strategic technology research arm, SITA Lab, to deliver true innovation.
Malaysia Airlines and SITA Lab were the first to introduce kiosks to sell airline tickets using the Apple iPad, as well as an augmented reality application for the Apple iPhone which allows customers to get the best airline deals from nearby airports.
Best IT Services Provider Emerging Markets Airports Awards (EMAA)
For the second consecutive year SITA received the 'Best Airport IT service provider' award during the Emerging Markets Airports Awards Ceremony, which took place during a gala dinner at Al Bustan Rotana on 1 June 2011. The focus of the award is the use of integrated IT solutions, which play a crucial role in the optimisation of airport processes, in particular recognising the development of SITA's 'Intelligent Airport' concept. EMAA awards honour aviation industry players and airports from across the emerging markets of the Middle East, Africa, Indian Subcontinent, Russia, CIS and Baltic States by surveying the most diverse and discerning group of professionals who are experts in their fields.
Airport IT Solutions Provider of the Year, Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific
For the second time in three years, SITA has received a Frost & Sullivan Aerospace & Defense Award, highlighting the strength of SITA's position as the preferred IT solutions provider for airports in the Asia Pacific region, which handle over 1.2 billion passengers and are experiencing 4.9% annual growth. The focus of the 'Airport IT Solutions Provider of the Year" award is the use of integrated IT solutions, crucial to the optimisation of airport processes, in particular recognising the development of SITA's 'Intelligent Airport' concept.
Tnooz THack Gold Medal 2011
The SITA Lab participated in the 2011 Tnooz THack event and took the gold medal with an Android voice-based search for tours and flights.
Gartner's Visionaries Quadrant
Pan-European Network Service Provider*
SITA has been positioned in the Visionaries quadrant of Gartner Inc.'s Pan-European Network Service Provider (NSP) Magic Quadrant. When evaluating providers of network services in their Magic Quadrant, Gartner evaluates vendors on their ability to execute and their completeness of vision.
IATA Partnership Appreciation
In appreciation of SITA's continuing strong partnership with the airline community, and its support of the 66th Annual General Meeting of the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Award was presented to SITA CEO Francesco Violante by IATA Director General & CEO Giovanni Bisignani.
Best IT Service Provider
Emerging Markets Airports Awards (EMAA)
SITA was honoured as the inaugural recipient of the EMAA 'Best IT Service Provider' award. The EMAA awards distinguish excellence in 23 categories of airport operations and of professionals from the emerging markets of the Middle East, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, Russia and the CIS states. Recipients were selected by surveying the most diverse and discerning group of professionals involved in airports, aviation, aerospace, and cargo & logistics across the emerging markets.
Best Wireless Broadband Mobility Solution
SITA and Appear's first joint project won the 'Best Wireless Broadband Mobility Solution' honouring outstanding leadership and vision in wireless broadband technologies. The award recognizes SITA's mobile platform currently being deployed with TAP Maintenance & Engineering (M&E), the leading Portuguese airline carrier.
Airport Support Services Provider of the Year
Frost & Sullivan, Asia Pacific
Given to the company that has exhibited industry leadership through the implementation of excellent organizational strategies, numerical success in terms of revenues, customer count, number of products sold and services offered in addition to excellence in growth planning for the coming years.
Best New Aviation Web site - Bronze Prize
Flight Global Webbies Aviation Web Awards
Awarded to a Web site that has launched since January 2007 and achieved clear success within its field of activity.
Judges liked: Wide range of SITA's capabilities, including complex information, in an easily digestible form. Good navigation. Products and Solutions section is visually interesting.
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