SITA introduces connectivity to Kenya Airways

SITA has invested in infrastructure necessary to roll out faster, new-generation connectivity across Kenya Airways´ global network, to support the airline´s renewed focus on cost optimization and airline modernization, the company said.

Among Africa´s top three airlines, Kenya Airways is seeking to leverage SITA´s latest communication technology to drive new efficiencies in the management of its route network while ensuring the best passenger experience across the airline´s global footprint.

Through SITA Connect, the airline will have access to high-speed, secure connectivity, linking employees and sales offices around the world to Kenya Airways´ central systems and applications to manage everything from reservations, check-in and boarding.

Kenya Airways flies to 53 destinations including 43 destinations in Africa, carrying more than four million passengers every year.

SITA is the communications and IT solution provider for air travel through technology for airlines, at airports and on aircraft. The company´s portfolio covers managed global communications and infrastructure services, eAircraft, passenger management, baggage, self-service, airport and border management solutions. In 2015, SITA had consolidated revenues of USD1.7 billion. SITA´s subsidiaries and joint ventures include SITAONAIR, CHAMP Cargosystems and Aviareto.