Blogs on the Internet of Things


Arnaud Brolly , Portfolio Manager - Airline Operations, Air Travel Solutions, SITA

Blockchain & IoT: a dream team

The potent combination of these two technologies is triggering exciting new applications that will build trust, reduce costs, improve transparency and provide critical security.

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Gustavo Pina , Director, SITA Lab

Congratulations - it's Digital Twins!

Digital Twins have the potential to be the universal interface to get the needed value out of information across all the stakeholders in the airport, in many different ways.

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Gilles Bloch-Morhange , ATS Products & Solutions, Head of SITA Platform

5G Connecting now - connecting fast

With this availability of high-speed secured bandwidth, airlines and airports will be able to develop new solutions, for both passengers and operations, ones that just weren’t possible before.

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Peter Drummond , Portfolio Director Baggage, SITA

The journey to baggage handling utopia

For well over a decade baggage mishandling figures have been falling – but with passenger numbers on the increase they’re now flat-lining, which means IATA Resolution 753 has come just at the right time.

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Barbara Dalibard , Chief Executive Officer, SITA

Innovating to eliminate mishandled baggage

The next big jump in baggage handling improvements will come through digital initiatives, such as providing passengers with real time baggage notifications and fast self-service bag drops.

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Arnaud Brolly , Portfolio Manager - Airline Operations, Air Travel Solutions, SITA

IoT offers the promise of smart cargo management

In a world where data and connectivity are leading the way, air cargo is about to be disrupted by new technologies capable of providing a higher level of service.

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Matthys Serfontein , President, Air Travel Solutions, SITA

Intelligent baggage handling: lightening the load with AI

7.8 billion passengers taking to the skies by 2036 will put an enormous strain on baggage systems. Artificial intelligence (AI), promises to provide an effective solution.

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Dr. Simon Tomlinson , Data Science Business Engagement Manager, Lancaster University

AI and tracking data: looking to other industries

The application of these new technologies to the world of travel promises some exciting developments but there is one piece of strong advice I have right now for professionals in the air transport industry.

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Sébastien Fabre , Vice President, Solutions at Airport, SITA

New baggage rules and IT promise to end lost luggage

It’s not long to go before IATA Resolution 753 comes into force. This resolution is set to make baggage handling operations take a serious look at the challenges they face.

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Ersin İnankul , CIO, Istanbul New Airport Construction

The Airport CIO's watchlist

Istanbul New Airport (İGA) is the largest infrastructure project in Turkey's history. What makes it unique? And from a technology viewpoint, what are the key considerations to ensure you accommodate future growth?

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