During the Aviation Business Awards held during the Dubai air show this week, ARINC EMEA scooped a highly commended accolade in the Technology Implementation of the Year category. Tony Lynch, Regional Director for ARINC EMEA and his team based in Dubai and Cairo received an endorsement for their work on the new airport processing systems at RAS Al Khaimah Airport (RAK International).
The award was presented to ARINC's Tony Lynch and representing RAK International Airport, Imran Saeed, Senior IT and Engineering Manager by Ahmed Al Mamari, Chief Operations/Technical Officer from Royal Jet.
Now in their 7th year, the Aviation Business Awards acknowledge the efforts of companies, individuals and organizations that have made a contribution to the growth of the Middle East aviation industry. The independent panel of judges included Andrew Cowen, Managing Director of Global Aviation Advisors Alliance; Carol Ronan-Heath, founder of the Middle East Women's Aviation Network; Issa Baluch, Board Director, International Air Cargo Association; John Strickland, Director, JLS Consulting and Addison Schonland, Consultant, AvIntel Consulting.
The work, under the auspices of His Excellency Sheikh Salem Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAK International, was carried out over a six-month period, culminating in a ‘go live’ date of October 1st.
The work involved the design and implementation of ARINC’s core suite of airport processing systems, including the state-of-the-art CUPPS (ARINC’s vMUSE Common Use Passenger Processing Solution, the latest generation Airport Operational Database (AODB) Air DB 7 system and AirVue Flight Information Display Systems (FIDS).