Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) has announced that Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) — operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) has selected Unisys to integrate and manage all IT and non-IT systems to deliver a next-generation airport terminal, the company said.
India´s third busiest airport, BLR Airport managed 33.30 million passengers in 2018-19. BIAL´s second terminal project is designed to add capacity to efficiently process and accommodate an additional 25 million passengers per year and will be built in two phases. Scheduled to be operational in March 2021, T2 will enable BIAL to meet the demands of increasing passenger volumes and improve operational efficiency.
Under the terms of the three-year contract, signed in the third quarter of 2019, Unisys will manage the implementation of more than 20 new IT systems procured by BIAL for Phase 1 of T2. Unisys will also undertake seamless systems integration of a complex network of IT and non-IT systems supporting the current infrastructure and the upcoming T2.
This contract strengthens Unisys´ relationship with BIAL, the two companies having partnered to provide business intelligence services including the development of an advanced data analytics platform and steering an analytics COE in 2018.
Unisys has more than 55 years of experience providing innovative IT solutions to the travel and transportation industry. Nine of the top 10 airlines depend on Unisys solutions. For more information on Unisys travel and transportation offerings, click here.
The Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (BLR Airport) is the first greenfield airport in India to be built as a public-private partnership. It is operated by Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), where private promoters hold 74 percent.
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