President, Air Travel Solutions
Ilya Gutlin

Ilya Gutlin was appointed President, Air Travel Solutions in October 2016.

Ilya has executive responsibility for Air Travel Solutions, which serves the communications and IT solution needs of airlines, airports and governments.

Previously, Ilya served as President, Asia Pacific for over four years, driving growth and promoting innovation with SITA’s customers across the region. Prior to that he was Vice President of SITA’s Airport Solution Line where he was the architect behind SITA’s ‘Intelligent Airport’ vision.

Ilya joined SITA in 1998 as a financial controller and from 2003 to 2009 successfully led the regional sales team in East and Central Europe. He graduated with distinction with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University in Montreal. Ilya is fluent in Russian and English and speaks French.

He is based in Singapore.

Latest blog posts

Self-service - the new normal?

Published on  08 March 2018 09:00  by Ilya Gutlin

Singapore Changi Airport’s recently opened Terminal 4 offers a true start-to-end automated experience with no human contact required - a great example of IATA’s FAST initiative in action.

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Where's the smart money going?

Published on  22 November 2017 02:23  by Ilya Gutlin

IATA’s latest 20-year air passenger forecast expects 7.8 billion passengers to travel in 2036, almost double the 4 billion passengers set to fly in 2017.

This is great news for airlines and airports and will deliver numerous benefits, but there are many challenges to overcome to realize this growth. How will air transport infrastructure meet this demand while still providing a secure journey and striving to improve the passenger experience?

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Asian innovation - what's next?

Published on  10 September 2015 01:57  by Ilya Gutlin

How all of us, as passengers, experience our journeys in the future might just be revealed next month in Singapore.

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