The private international weather service provider UBIMET and Hamad International Airport (HIA) has signed a contract on providing the Weather CockpitÂ®, the company said.
The contract was signed jointly by Hamad International Airport Chief Operating Officer Engr. Badr Al Meer and Manfred Spatzierer, CEO and founder of UBIMET, and attended by Ambassador of Austria to the State of Qatar Willy Kempel.
The Weather CockpitÂ® offers relevant weather data in an easy-to-use online portal, enabling quick and dependable decisions.
Airports are informed in time about impending severe weather events and can take precautions as well as adapt roster planning in an efficient and reliable manner.
UBIMET is a commercial provider of precise meteorology services and severe weather warnings. The global company is headquartered in Vienna, Austria, and has offices in Karlsruhe, Melbourne, Munich, New York and Zurich employing 250 staff from 25 nations. UBIMET provides high-quality meteorological data, forecasts and alerts enabling weather-dependent industries around the globe to increase safety and efficiency.