Kazakhstan’s national airline, Air Astana, has renewed and extended its contract for ARINC’s Type B Messaging, as well as adding an additional contract for the AviNet Airport service. ARINC will provide a complete connectivity and messaging platform for the airline’s airport applications.
Chamindra Lenawa, vice president IT and E-business, Air Astana JSC said "As Central Asia’s leading carrier, Air Astana recognises the critical role that connectivity plays in maintaining the very highest standards of operational efficiency and service. ARINC has proved to be an outstandingly reliable and responsive partner in the provision of advanced airline IT solutions over many years and I’m delighted to be renewing and extending the scope of our agreement,”
Alexis Hickox, Senior Director, Aviation Solutions ARINC EMEA said "ARINC has unrivalled 80-plus years of communications experience in the aviation industry and has been at the forefront of using internet technology for aviation messaging,” he continued “AviNet messaging solutions seamlessly integrate into a customer’s own operational environment while allowing the use of industry standard product design, formats and templates."
The ARINC mission to provide the highest level of safety and technology for the domestic and international air services assisted with Air Astana’s choice. ARINC’s AviNet Airport and AviNet Messaging solutions enable the airline to quickly adapt to the industry’s constantly changing cost and operational demands by providing connectivity in very short time scales, competitive pricing models and flexible, reliable solutions. Closely integrated with ARINC’s MUSE platform, the service can usually be deployed and operational within 10 working days from the date of order, and comes with attractive Service Level Agreements (SLAs), pricing, and support.
Meanwhile, AviNet Airport provides a fully managed, highly reliable network service for Air Astana to access mission-critical departure control systems.