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Perth Airport upgrades its Airport Management System with Veovo to boost efficiency for airline partners

23 February, 2021

Perth Airport has delivered a new operational system that will streamline airline and ground handler flight management processes.

The project, in partnership with Veovo, focused on improving operational performance and agility by using trusted data, analytics and intelligent automation to coordinate decision making across the airport, for every flight, every day.

Perth Airport Chief Operating Officer Scott Woodward said that the transformation of its operational management systems would fast-track the airport’s ability to scale up its operations efficiently when international and domestic travel fully resumes.

“The new system will provide our airline partners and their handlers seamless and timely information, real time flight updates and the opportunity for increased collaboration between the airport and its users.

“And with the current volatility, the need to deliver safe and reliable conditions for our airline partners to operate will be critical as the aviation industry recovers from the severe impacts of the pandemic,” Mr Woodward continued.

Perth Airport Chief Financial Officer Brian Pereira said that despite the pandemic, Perth Airport and Veovo have been able to undertake this complex upgrade and transition to the new system seamlessly and with no unplanned disruptions to critical airport services.

“This is a fantastic outcome for our airline partners” Mr Pereira said.  

The Veovo Intelligent Airport Platform connects and analyses data spanning flights, airside and landside activities– to provide clarity in real-time for the airport, its aviation partners and its passengers. Decision support and optimisation tools enable the airport to build robust resourcing plans and proactively flex to handle irregular operations. This agility leads to improved resilience, more efficient gate allocations and a more predictable experience for customers.

“We’re delighted that Perth has partnered with Veovo to undertake one of the industry’s most significant digital transformations at such a critically-important time,” said James Williamson, CEO Veovo.

“While the whole industry rethinks their approach to operational planning, Perth Airport is leading the way on improving efficiency and the customer experience in the new age of travel. “

About Veovo:  

The world’s most innovative airports, from Amsterdam to Auckland, rely on Veovo to optimise capacity, build resilient operations and deliver brilliant customer experiences. Veovo is designed to suit airports´ challenges and strategic priorities. Our AI-powered platform connects people, systems and sensors across the ecosystem to provide instant situational awareness. With smart automation and intelligent recommendations, the solution perfects the way forward, delivering brilliant outcomes in every situation. Veovo is headquartered in London, UK with our 110+ airport customers supported by teams in the United States, New Zealand and Denmark. Reach new heights at www.veovo.com

About Perth Airport

Perth Airport is Australia’s Western Hub providing the people of Western Australia with a critical link to the rest of Australia and the world.

Western Australia’s resources sector helps drive the economic growth of our State and Australia, creating jobs for tens of thousands of Western Australians and generating economic value and social and cultural benefits for our nation. The resources sector relies heavily on its Fly-in, Fly-out (FIFO) workforce. And those FIFO workers rely on Perth Airport to get them safely on their way to where they are needed and to help bring them home.

Perth Airport serves Western Australia by connecting people, business and communities, and providing support for local communities. It strengthens cultural, family and social bonds as well as supporting business, tourism and leisure travel.

Our commitment is to deliver the airport Western Australians need and deserve – an airport which provides the amenity, capacity, and efficiency to give passengers a safe, seamless, quality travel experience.

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