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SITA acquires passenger handling provider Materna IPS

SITA acquires passenger handling provider Materna IPS

SITA has acquired passenger handling solutions provider Materna IPS in a move that will "reshape the entire aviation industry", the company said. The acquisition will create the world's most powerful passenger portfolio for airports and digital travel, according to SITA, and brings to life the co...

Princess Juliana International Airport to provide common use bag drop system

Materna IPS announces its role in helping to transform Princess Juliana International Airport into a sophisticated, state-of-the-art facility: Materna’s Self-Bag Drop (SBD) systems enable more open space, while reducing queuing and ensuring a safe, secure, and hassle-free journey. Gary McDonald...

Materna IPS equips BLR Airport’s new Terminal 2 with self-service solution

Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (BLR Airport) officially inaugurated its new Terminal 2 (T2) in November 2022. The state-of-the-art terminal follows a unique garden aesthetic, in line with Bengaluru's image as a "garden city”. BLR Airport is India's third largest airport in terms ...

Materna IPS deploys trial for mobile bag tag printing with Austrian Airlines

Austrian Airlines has launched a new trial that allows baggage drop-off directly on trains from Linz and Salzburg to Vienna Airport. For the new AIRail baggage drop programme the airline has partnered with ÖBB, an Austrian railway company and German IT provider Materna IPS. Materna IPS develo...

Materna IPS deploys Biometric Face Recognition at Tokyo Haneda Airport

Tokyo International Airport (HANEDA), the 4th largest airport in the world, chose the German SBD provider to equip their self-service installation with the Materna IPS One ID journey. Via 1:1 verification the passenger’s scanned government issued ID picture gets matched with the image captured ...

Materna IPS introduces touchless kiosk control for a safe travel experience

German provider Materna IPS has developed a solution that allows passengers to operate self bag drop units (SBDs) with their smartphone. The new technology, Touchless.Connect, helps reduce current challenges within the industry caused by the global pandemic forcing airports and airlines to resort to...

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