New IT For Queen Alia International

ENGINEERING COMPANY J&P (Joannou & Paraskevaides Group) has chosen SITA to provide a complete suite of airport IT solutions to the new $750 million terminal at Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) in Amman, Jordan.  The building is planned to open in early 2012 and will increase annual passenger flow at the airport from 3.2 million to 9 million.
QAIA joins the list of international airports that are equipped with the entire SITA portfolio, which will provide a total airport IT solution operating 70 check-in counters, 18 departure gates, 16 transfer desks, ten check-in kiosks and 133 flight display screens across its 968,780sq ft (90,000m2) floor area.  A further expansion phase is planned that will bring total capacity to 12 million passengers.
Key solutions that will be implemented in time for testing in October 2011 include the AirportConnect Open check-in platform and Common-Use Self Service kiosks; Airport Operational Database; Resource Management Systems; Flight Information Display System; Baggage Reconciliation System; Billing System and Passenger Handler.