The aim of the partnership is the far-reaching digitization of airports for more efficient processes in the passenger area as well as in the airside and logistics area of the airport. The two companies signed their partnership agreement at the inter airport europe trade fair in Munich.
T-Systems already provides airport management solutions to more than 50 international airports around the globe, including Frankfurt, Munich, Beijing Daxing, and Jakarta. The focus is on flight plan and resource management in the terminal and on the apron. The solutions support the efficient handling of passengers, baggage and cargo. Frequentis, for its part, specializes in apron management, including rolling aircraft and secure voice communications. Frequentis customers include Frankfurt, Munich, Dubai and Hong Kong airports.
In addition to their industry expertise, the partners bring many new technologies to the table. Cloud solutions increase the flexibility of IT and its continuous modernization. Ultra-fast 5G mobile networks speed up communications and offer passengers greater convenience. Artificial intelligence draws more benefit for airport operators from existing data. Augmented reality applications and digital twins will offer a new view of an airport’s operational control in the future.