Collins Aerospace and Materna IPS have announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in a bid to improve passenger processing for airlines and airports.
According to Collins, airports and airlines will be able to optimize passenger processing using the Materna/Collins integrated solution sets, which integrates key data points to monitor, adapt and improve visibility of operations. The companies have already started to collaborate on several recent proposals for current and prospective customers.
Materna IPS is an international service provider for automated passenger handling for airlines and airports, providing self-service hardware, software implementations and service delivery and maintenance. Collins’ Connected Aviation Solutions works to provide a connected, seamless and sustainable airport experience with a wide variety of software and hardware solutions for airport operations, to include passenger processing and baggage management.
Rakan Khaled, General Manager of Airport Solutions at Collins Aerospace, said: “Materna IPS’s self-service solutions are in line with increasing demand for a full end-to-end self-service journey and complement Collins’ commitment to delivering the next generation of digital solutions to the global aviation ecosystem.”
Dr. Georg Oschmann, Managing Director of Materna IPS, commented: “Passengers today expect a faster, intuitive and seamless experience. Our systems, combined with Collins decades of integrated and intelligent solutions, that touch every aspect of air travel, will give airlines and airports the tools they need to adapt for the needs of increased passenger growth.”