Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) has selected SITA to
support its strategic expansion plans by introducing a modern IT infrastructure across 200 of the airline’s offices
located in 100 cities and airports in 60 countries.
The solution will support the airline’s global
IT infrastructure which connects all Saudia outstations with its
headquarters and various data centers worldwide.
SITA will introduce its unique ATI Cloud solution, which will
allow Saudia to manage and distribute its business applications,
information and business services on-demand, anywhere in the
The agreement also includes infrastructure, IT support and
round-the-clock service through a dedicated service center.
“As the national carrier moves forward with
expansion plans across the entire organization and operations, it
is crucial that we continue investing in leading-edge, modern
technology. Saudia has a critical role to play in the nation’s
Vision 2030, and continues to grow both in the Kingdom and
beyond,” said Director General of Saudi Arabian Airlines, His
Excellency Eng. Saleh bin Nasser Al-Jasser. “SITA has had a long working relationship with
Saudia, and we believe this investment in new IT infrastructure
will be vital in supporting our growing operations globally. SITA
showcased very quick turn-around time and a future-proof solution
that is adaptable to any site.”
Hani El-Assaad, SITA President Middle East,
India and Africa, said, “With the rapid progress of hosted
applications and cloud-based environments, it is the right time
for Saudia to adopt cloud solutions across its network. From a
commercial perspective, quick responses to IT services requests
are essential for running a successful operation and ensuring
happy passengers. We are delighted to continue working with the
airline as it embarks on its new phase of growth.”
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