To support the ambitious growth plans of both Muscat and Salah International Airports as well as the national carrier, Oman Air, Oman Airports Management Company (OAMC) has agreed a 7 year contract with Lockheed Martin for its suite of BEONTRA forecasting solutions.
Having welcomed more than 10 million passengers to Muscat International airport in 2015, OAMC is on the way to achieving its vision of becoming a top 20 global airport by 2020 having demonstrated impressive 18% year on year growth.
OAMC will use the BEONTRA tools, B Tactical and B Capacity, to forecast and effectively manage the impact of this steep growth curve on both strategic planning and day-to-day operations and will help the airports generate accurate resource plans to ensure passenger experience is never compromised.
The BEONTRA suite will play a key role to support decision-making and will enable greater collaboration between the commercial and operational departments to optimize existing infrastructure.
At the signing of the agreement at Passenger Terminal Expo in Cologne recently, Mr. Aimen Ahmed Al Hosni, CEO of OAMC said: “We achieved record growth last year surpassing 10 million passengers for the first time. To help us continue this trend, we wanted to work with a partner who has a global reputation for product innovation, successful delivery and first-class support. The team at Lockheed Martin absolutely fits each criteria.”
Mark Cooper, Lockheed Martin’s Managing Director Transportation said: “OAMC have a single-minded vision of becoming one of the world’s top 20 airports by the end of the decade. It’s an impressive objective and I have no doubts that our team will have a positive impact on how OAMC achieves its goal.”
Lockheed Martin UK, headquartered in London, is the UK-based arm of Lockheed Martin Corporation, a global security and aerospace company. Lockheed Martin UK specializes in the development, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.
The company employs more than 3,000 people in the UK working across 21 sites, on a wide range of major programs spanning the aerospace, defense and civil sectors.