Hamad International Airport has announced plans to fully realise its digital transformation, thanks in part to Huawei.
At the Dubai Airport Show 2017, Hamad International Airport officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Huawei, a strategic partnership that will enable the airports digital transformation.
As part of the MoU, HIA and Huawei will work together on innovative concepts, prototypes and solutions using cutting edge technologies, with a sharp focus on IoT and autonomous machines. The goal will be to address business challenges and opportunities.
Throughout the MoU, HIA will share innovative solutions with the wider aviation industry, improving passenger experience, enhance security and communication, and increase operational efficiency.
Commenting on the cooperation with Huawei, Eng. Badr Mohammed Al Meer, Chief Operating Officer at HIA said, "Innovative technology will continue to drive digital transformation at Hamad International Airport. Through this strategic alliance with Huawei, which also provides access to its eco-system of niche partners, we aim to accelerate our journey and to demonstrate our commitment to the industry by sharing viable concepts and solutions that may be developed through this partnership."
Xilin Yuan, President of the Transportation Sector of Huawei's Enterprise Business Group, commented, "It is a great pleasure for Huawei to collaborate with Hamad International Airport to enable a Smart Airport that can meet the future demands of passenger flows as well as the needs of digital-savvy customers. By placing digital transformation at the heart of its commercial strategy, HIA will deliver a user-centric connected experience to continue delighting its customers."