September 17, 2013, Orlando, FL – AirIT, the leading provider of innovative information technology products and services to the air transportation industry, today announced it has been awarded a contract to provide its C (Extended Airline System Environment) virtualized passenger processing platform at more than 50 ticket counter and gate positions at San Juan Luis Munoz Marin International Airport (SJU) in Puerto Rico. AirIT will also provide its Airport Operational Database (AODB), Resource Management System (RMS), and Flight Information Display System (FIDS) technology to deliver the advanced platform that tightly integrates operational and passenger processing solutions.
Aerostar Airport Holdings, LLC is the privately held company that operates and manages the Luis Munoz International Airport through a public-private partnership on behalf of the Puerto Rico Ports Authority. Aerostar has a 40-year lease to manage and upgrade SJU, including the investment of $1.4 billion in capital improvements over the course of the lease.
Betros Wakim, CEO of AirIT says, “We are excited to add Aerostar and the airport to our growing list of customers. The AirIT advanced platform will enable Aerostar to implement AirIT’s operational and passenger processing systems and also be able to integrate any other third party systems. This platform strategy will allow Aerostar to easily relocate airlines during the renovation of the existing terminal facility, while substantially reducing the cost associated with terminal construction. Additionally the airlines will benefit from significantly lower costs by operating on the AirIT platform, while simultaneously leveraging the benefits of continuing to use their own native software.”
AirIT is an information technology firm based in Orlando, FL. The company’s comprehensive portfolio of solutions enable airports and airlines to better utilize and manage resources, enhance the passenger experience, reduce costs, and optimize revenue generation. Our airport operational, passenger processing, and revenue management platforms deliver enterprise-class business intelligence solutions and are the most innovative in the air transport marketplace. AirIT solutions are operational in 30 of the top 50 airports in North America, and as a testament to their scalability, these solutions are at home in another 100 airports and at 60 airlines worldwide. For more information, please visit: www.AirIT.com.