NIIT Technologies signs Rs 344-cr contract with AAI

NIIT Technologies Thursday said it has signed a Rs 344 crore multi-year contract with the Airports Authority of India for implementation of airport operations control centers across 10 cities, in partnership with communication specialist SITA.

Updated: Apr 25, 2013, 19:24 PM IST

New Delhi: NIIT Technologies Thursday said it has signed a Rs 344 crore multi-year contract with the Airports Authority of India for implementation of airport operations control centers across 10 cities, in partnership with communication specialist SITA.

"...It has signed a multi-year contract with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for the implementation of airport operations control centers (AOCC), in partnership with SITA, the global air transport IT and communication specialist," the company said in a statement.

The airport management system and resource management system will be implemented and integrated by NIIT Technologies solution which has been supplied by SITA.

The systems and their interfaces will help improve airport management by consolidating multiple sets of information and providing accurate real-time data from just one source, it added.

"We are delighted to have been chosen as a partner by AAI for the complete integration of IT systems enabling efficient utilisation of airport infrastructure at the 10 airports in respective cities," NIIT Technologies President (Asia-Pacific and Middle East) Arvind Mehrotra said.

The project will be executed within the next 15 months at the airports in Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Calicut, Mangalore, Guwahati and Jaipur, it added.

PTI