Some aviation news. Kuwait Airport has confirmed that it is adopting Microsoft Azure solutions to streamline its operations and drive digital transformation in every facet.
From engaging passengers to empowering employees, optimization operations and transforming airport services — the whole enchilada.
Kuwait International Airport penned a partnership with Microsoft in order to become future ready to handle 25 million passengers per annum and deal with the frequent changes in the aviation industry. This, after it has seen traffic grow steadily over the last few years.
The airport is managed by the government’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Directorate General of Civil Aviation IT operations manager Mohammad Al-Mutairi talked about how implementing the latest Microsoft technology will help the airport further enhance its servicing competences.
Highlighting how Microsoft Azure Cloud will enable the DGCA to collect, manage, and evaluate airport data, and transforming it into actionable business intelligence and data visualizations.
“Our employees are now empowered with the insights they need to make the best decisions possible, as quickly as possible.
Our mission is to give the right people everything they need to know right now, to take the right action at Kuwait International Airport. The way Power BI brings together information in Azure Data Warehouse into one insightful, visually engaging experience is better than anything manual methods could ever do.”
No stranger to Microsoft technologies, DGCA already transferred 3000 field workers to Microsoft Office 365 in 2016. Additionally, it has also deployed Microsoft Teams to improve collaboration, productivity, and communication among filed workers.
For the future, the organization has set its sight on implementing Azure Machine Learning in an effort to automate the decision-making process.
This, it believes will increase human ingenuity and decrease the risk of possible errors.