Subscribe Free
in Flight Services & Support

Egis will support operational readiness of Saudia and Flyadeal in the new Jeddah Airport terminal

Posted 18 October 2017 · Add Comment

Egis was attributed a contract to provide assistance to Saudia airline and its subsidiary Flyadeal in transitioning to their new facilities at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah.

King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) in Jeddah has recently been undergoing major works that will initially expand the airport capacity from 13 to 30 million annual passengers. KAIA’s expansion is a huge and complex project that will be conducted in 3 phases until 2035, with a final target capacity of 80 million annual passengers. In 2018, the planned opening of a new terminal with 46 gates for international and domestic flights will clearly impact and improve how airlines work and operate to and from the airport.
 
In order to prepare Saudia and Flyadeal for operational readiness and transfer (ORAT) at the new terminal and to ensure that the move is managed successfully, Egis will support the two airlines through specific consultancy services, from project planning through to post-opening support. The scope of works includes a gap analysis and assessment of Saudia’s current status in relation to requirements and readiness within the new terminal that includes people, processes, and IT; an assessment of Saudia and Flyadeal business strategy in relation to the facilities; planning assistance for operation readiness including training, familiarisation, testing and trials; and support through the post-opening period.
 
Egis will work closely with Saudia’s Project Management Office (PMO). Also, this will require coordination with many stakeholders at the airport, including the Civil Aviation Authority (GACA), the airport operator (Changi Airport Group), the contractor (Saudi Bin Laden Group), the construction manager (Dar-Al-Handasah), Saudia subsidiaries, and government agencies involved such as immigration or Customs.
 
“We are particularly honoured to provide our support to Saudia and Flyadeal in this complex and challenging project. Our team will make sure to closely assist Saudia and Flyadeal to meet their expectations until operations at the new terminal run like business as usual” says Egis Aviation Middle East Director Jacques Khoriaty.
* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Paris Airshow: GE Aviation and Avation sign asset transfer system agreement

GE Aviation and Avation have signed an agreement to provide the AirVault Asset Transfer System across the lessor's fleet of ATR72 turboprops, A220-300, A320 and A321 narrow-body jets, Boeing 777-300ER and Airbus A330-300 twin-aisle

Gulfstream jets receive FAA approval

Gulfstream Aerospace has announced its flagship Gulfstream G650ERTM as well as the Gulfstream G650TM, Gulfstream G550TM and Gulfstream G450TM now have U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for touchdown and rollout

Russian evolution for Alexcina launch

A new airline aims to make its appearance in the Levant this year, with an aircraft not previously operated in the region. Alan Dron reports.

Emirates commits to reducing single-use plastic on board

Emirates has made a network-wide commitment to reduce single-use plastics on board its aircraft. As of June 1, eco-friendly paper straws have been introduced and all Emirates flights will soon be plastic straw-free.

Paris Airshow: GKN Aerospace extends its business with Pratt & Whitney

GKN Aerospace has signed an agreement between its subsidiary GKN Fokker Elmo and Pratt & Whitney to continue the design, supply, and support of Electrical Wiring Interconnection Systems for more than 30 aircraft engine programmes.

Saudia launch collector-edition amenity kits

Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudi) has launched a set of collector-edition amenity kits under the brand ‘Fly Through Our Heritage’.

Luxivair SK2404240719
See us at
DIAC19_BT264161119ACCA19_BT_2404091019