BENGALURU: American multinational technology company, IBM would digitise Bengaluru international airport operations to transform fliers experience, said its operator on Wednesday. As per the company, the new platform is expected to improve their operator's employee productivity, better utilisation of its IT assets, reduce costs through inventory control and improved incident management.
"We have entered into a 10-year partnership with IBM's 's global business services arm to digitise our IT network for operating the Kempegowda airport, As one of the fastest-growing airports, we needed a nimble, scalable and cost-competitive technology to handle growth in passenger traffic in the future, with operational flexibility. The IBM platform will support the operator's business growth and generate AI (artificial intelligence)-powered insights from IBM Maximo enterprise asset management technology to optimise inventory management and the cost of ownership," said said Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL), in the statement.
"The partnership with IBM is part of our vision to make the airport smart, digitised, connected and intuitive," said BIAL chief executive Hari Marar on the occasion. IBM works with about 150 airports worldwide and has a history of helping airports, airlines and the aviation industry to innovate and transform.