Ultra Electronics Airport Systems, the Manchester branch of global aerospace and defense technology, was recently granted a 207 million euro contract by Oman Investment Corporation. The company will provide IT systems for Oman’s two new airports; Muscat and Salalah.
Responsibilities and Ultra’s Accomplishments
Ultra Electronics will be responsible for all operational terminal systems including air control, baggage handling and passenger check-ins for the airports, which will be able to handle a capacity of 58 million passengers per year.
Aidan Douglas, managing director of the project, said “This award is an affirmation of Ultra’s expertise and experience in large scale systems integration and special airport systems projects.”
He continued, stating that the company’s “past successes and continuing engagements with the BAA, Heathrow Terminal 5 and Shanghai Pudong contributed significantly.”
The airports, once completed, will create 450 employment opportunities.