MAEVIS Nigeria Limited, in-conjunction with key industry partners, especially Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, British Airways, and other stakeholders, has completed a key milestone in making Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport the second IATA StB compliant airport in Nigeria.
The Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos became compliant in August 2008.
The British Airways – a One World Alliance partner, and MAEVIS launch partner airline, it was learnt, commenced the use of full 2D Bar Coded Boarding Pass, Departure Control Systems operations on a fully IATA compliant cute systems for all Abuja international passengers on its Abuja - London and points beyond international flights from August 16, 2010.
This development makes the Abuja airport fully compliant ahead of the IATA/ACI deadline of December 2010.
According to the Managing Director of Maevis, Mr. Tunde Fagbemi, this achievement, ‘is also a true testimony of the resilience of the FAAN/Maevis team (a true Nigerian spirit),the extensive Infrastructure, Superstructure and Systems deployment at these airports and the many tests, customisation and certification by British Airways, Lufthansa, Delta Airlines, Air Nigeria and our numerous IATA/ACI certified deployment partners and personnel.”
He added, “Now that we are fully certified we are confident that in the coming days, other airlines and their passengers using NAIA will gradually cut over to the new world class systems and brand new check-in-desks and ultra modern check-in platform /systems provided by MAEVIS on a PPP – BOOT basis.
“As noted by IATA, these systems would further simplify the check-in and boarding process for all passengers who use NAIA and help to make Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria drive for excellence in customer service and make international standards and other technology friendly expectations at our airports a reality.”
The full implementation of the 2D bar-coded boarding passes enables, fast and convenient check-in and boarding, boarding with home printed 2D bar coded boarding passes, issuance of Mobile phone 2D bar coded boarding passes, several other passenger facilitation delights for airport customers and Aviation Stakeholders.
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