Tunisair and SITA complete IT outsourcing deal

SITA, the specialist provider of IT solutions to airlines and airports worldwide, has announced the establishment of a joint venture with Tunisair and local partner, Medsoft, for the complete outsourcing of the national carrier’s IT needs for the next ten years.

At a ceremony in Tunis during the AGM of the Arab Air Carriers Organization, SITA CEO, Francesco Violante, said: "This is the largest outsourcing deal SITA has ever signed with an airline, and provides us with a welcome opportunity to work with a progressive partner in the deployment of the very latest IT technology."

Nabil Chettaoui, Tunisair Group CEO and President, says: "This strategic partnership is a major milestone in the history of our airline, allowing us to leverage the knowledge and expertise of SITA, the only major IT provider owned by the air transport community. Our joint venture will be known as AISA – Aviation IT Services Africa – and will modernise our administrative and operational systems, reducing our costs through the smart use of the latest IT technology."

 

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