Oman Air adopts SITA technology for efficiency overhaul
Oman Air has announced the adoption of SITA’s resource management solution for planning, rostering, management and real-time scheduling of work tasks for its 2,500 employees at Muscat International Airport.
The new system allows tasks to be communicated to work crews using mobile communications and captures operational status and billing information in real-time. Implementation of the system will be completed early in 2012.
“SITA’s resource management solution will help Oman Air to optimise all ground operations and lead to an increase in productivity,” said Don Hunter, Oman Air's chief officer, Airport Operations. “We will be able to establish new ways of working while improving aircraft turnaround time with automated work scheduling capability and direct communication to ground crews using mobile devices.”
“It will help us to validate the effectiveness of our flight schedules and calculate accurate costs for all our ground operations. The quality of decision support and operational transparency will also greatly improve our ability to handle any disruptions,” he added.
SITA specialises in air transport communications and IT solutions. The firm delivers and manages business solutions for airline, airport, GDS, government and other customers around the world.