Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced a new deal with Amadeus to transform its global load control system. The partnership will be launched worldwide to support Etihad Airways’ ongoing mission to improve operational capabilities and efficiencies.
Etihad Airways will use Amadeus Altéa Departure Control Flight Management to improve productivity with increased automation and integration, in order to better manage capacity and reduce costs. These new capabilities will be the key at the new Midfield terminal in Abu Dhabi, which is expected to have an annual capacity of 30 million passengers when opened to the public.
The solution will enable the airline’s centralised load control function to effectively communicate directly with the aircraft dispatcher using the latest mobile smart devices – improving communication and efficiencies in handling last minute changes.
John Wright, VP Global Airport and Network Operations, Etihad Airways, said: “As an innovative airline, Etihad is always looking for technological solutions that work efficiently across different platforms to drive operational performance by increasing productivity and reducing costs.”