The industry's largest and most versatile message distribution service
Type B Messaging underpins every operational aspect of air transport, from commercial and flight operations to ground support, baggage and cargo handling, passenger services, booking availability and aircraft maintenance.
SITA’s Type B Messaging Service is a message switching service that forms the backbone of collaboration within the air transport industry (ATI).
SITA operates the largest messaging network, directly connecting to over 2,400 members. SITA switches over 25 million messages every day, delivering your messages anywhere in the world in no time.
30+ billion Type B messages sent per year by 2,400+ ATI companies
Connect to the ATI’s largest community through a single and dedicated partner for your operational messaging requirements. SITA has the widest network reach and can serve directly more locations than anyone else. By applying the latest technology and leading the development and adoption of industry standards we ensure interoperability with a wide range of messaging standards for your business needs.
SITA is leading the development of industry messaging standards. Type B Messaging Service offers end-to-end management of all message types through a single end-to-end managed service. It is part of our Community Messaging portfolio.
Type B Messaging Service enables your messages to be exchanged automatically between Type B and other messaging domains such as Type X, SMTP, Telex, fax or X.400.
Type B Messaging Service offers access via IP, either a private SITA IP network connection or an internet connection. It also offers flexible addressing and routing options and assured delivery using serial numbering or end-to-end protocols.
One connection to Type B Messaging Service over SITA's global network allows you to communicate with:
Type B Messaging Service allows your business to collaborate more effectively with the industry and reliably share key information to support your operations 24/7.
This product is supported by SITA Global Services (SGS) which provides global business continuity through a flexible service model. Our monitoring service ensures IT systems are reliable and available, around the clock and around the world.
Our experts proactively monitor infrastructure, identifying and resolving problems often before they impact services.
Enjoy significant cost-savings, reduced complexity, and clear visibility of all your messaging traffic.
The backbone of collaboration
Global compatibility for MRO messaging - instantly
High-volume message exchange system
Quick and secure access to data