Airport airside system operators seek digitisation strategies worldwide 

Frost & Sullivan have announced that by 2025, digital transformations will change the landscape of airport airside systems operations worldwide.

There is increased focus and opportunities in airport collaborative decision making (A-CDM) platforms, total airport management, service-level agreements, IoT-enabled mobility services, video analytics, data platforms, and disruption management.

Renjit Benjamin, senior industry analyst of airports and airlines at Frost & Sullivan, said: “The gap between airside and landside operations is blurring with common objectives of enhancing passenger experience, avoiding delays, improving safety and security, and providing a greener and energy-efficient operation.

“Operators are currently investing in digital technology to leverage real-time data and create end-to-end systems that optimise operations, enhance capacity, better manage resources and provide greater automation of processes.”

Growth prospects in the global airport airside systems market will be fuelled by an upgrade in legacy systems, transitioning to autonomous and sustainable operations. Frost & Sullivan expects the commercial airport airside systems market to reach $6.23 billion by 2025.

Benjamin predicts consolidation and divestments among operators to strengthen market position, expand product portfolios, utilise leaner business models, and provide end-to-end solutions.

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