UFIS-AS and DTP will provide a multi-airport operational database system to ADAC
UFIS Airports Solutions (AS) and Dubai Technology Partners (DTP) have been awarded a contract by Abu Dhabi Airports Company to provide a multi-airport operational database and resource management system.
Under the contract, UFIS-AS will provide systems integration, data warehousing and business intelligence to three airports: Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Ain International Airport and Al Bateen Executive Airport.
UFIS-AS said its Universal Flight Information System will provide a true multi-airport database, managing flight data for all three airports from a single data center in Abu Dhabi.
UFIS-AS will use IBM’s WebSphere products for system integration, while DTP will provide a data warehouse solution based on IBM’s Infosphere and tools to generate the necessary reports using IBM Cognos BI.
DTP General Manager Abdul Razzak Mikati said that using WebSphere as the foundation for integration allows DTP to provide a de facto standard integration platform that will allow for easy integration of systems currently in place, as well as new systems in the future.
The UFIS package for ADAC includes AODB, a basic data processing system, a flight information management system, an asset management system and a UFIS information broker.
The flight information management system will allow airports to manage long and short term flight schedules and update schedules in real time, including actual times and load data, for all flights.
UFIS will interpret IATA Type B messages from an interface and messages from interfaces to air traffic control, airline and ground handling systems, and update the database accordingly. result.
The resource management system will distribute resources to flights based on flight and transfer information, the physical restrictions of the particular resource, and a set of rules reflecting the service agreements between the airlines and the airport.