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Evinta DCS goes live at the fourth Airport in UAE : Fujairah

  Posted on February 01st 2017, Colombo

Colombo, Sri Lanka | February 01, 2017, JKCS’ Evinta Departure Control System recently went live at Fujairah Airport – a stretegic Aviation hub in the UAE. JKCS implementaed the Evinta DCS with complete training for the “super users“ at the airport in order facilitate seamless passenger processing.

Fujairah Airport is located in Fujairah, UAE and started operations in October 1987 with a capacity to handle over 2 million passengers. The team at Fujairah welcomed Evinta’s capabilities in airport automation and departure control. Evinta DCS employs a Cloud based operational model which makes the solution easily accessbile and cost-effective as it does not require legacy platforms and heavy hardware. Evinta provides complete hosting services and 24 x7 support.

JKCS has been a trusted IT services partner for many airlines and aviation companies in the Middle East region, ranging from star class full-service carriers to LCC’s and multiple airports. To date JKCS actively services the aviation industry of the MENA region and worldwide, processing over 30 million passengers anually.

About Fujairah Airport

The dominant presence of cutting edge innovation in technology on one end and skillfully experienced manpower on the other makes Fujairah International Airports Terminal Services world class. From a flight of fancy to a living reality, UAE's fifth and only airport on the east coast became operational on October 29, 1987 at Fujairah, reflecting the Emirate's growing importance as a center for aviation, commerce and tourism. Equipped with all that is best in modern aviation and air-cargo handling technology, the airport ensures quicker turnaround for airlines and optimum comfort for passengers. Strategically located, Fujairah International Airport is the ideal trading and transit point in the booming sea-air cargo business between East and West, with the Emirate's modern seaport in close proximity. With an Open-Skies Policy, highly competitive handling rates, low fuel prices, no-fuss customs and immigration, and more personalized and efficient service, Fujairah International Airport has added new dimensions to the UAE's aviation scene. Fujairah International Airport has been designed to handle all types of aircraft. It has a 45-metre wide, 3.75km long runway with three turning loops and taxiway conforming to LCN-100, the ICAO standard. Main approach is from over the ocean and employees category, which is the main one for landing aircraft and employs Category 1 ILS DVOR/ DME and NDB instruments for navigation. The approach from the landward side is runway-11. The airport is likewise equipped with Secondary Surveillance Radar for approach control, range 250 NM with a color raster display.

There is ample parking on the apron for all sizes of aircraft at the same time. The two-storied terminal has separate entrances for departures and arrivals and there is an exclusive cargo terminal directly opposite with an access road of its own. As a freighter-friendly airport, we have all the necessary equipment and operational skills to handle all types of passenger and cargo aircraft. Apart from the cargo terminal, there is engineering and airline maintenance support building, a light aircraft hangar, an aviation center and a complete ground services facility. The fuel stores, run by three companies: ADNOC, EPPCO and EMARAT offer 24-hour refueling services.

Evinta DCS goes live at the fourth Airport in UAE : Fujairah

About JKCS

In 1998 JKCS was incorporated as the software subsidiary of Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate – John Keells Group. During the past decade the company has specialized in providing services to the aviation industry. JKCS has earned its wings by engineering core systems for some of the world’s biggest airlines. The customer portfolio includes 5-Star Airlines, Low Cost Carriers and numerous hub airports. The systems offered by JKCS cover several aviation domains such as commercial, flight operations, ground handling, crew management, engineering and safety. The company operates offices in Sri Lanka and UAE and over the past 15 years, JKCS and its subsidiaries have served customers across 40 countries in 6 continents.

Contact JKCS – +94 11 230 0770, info@jkcsworld.com or www.jkcsworld.com.

About John Keells Holdings (JKH)

JKH is Sri Lanka’s largest listed conglomerate on the Colombo Stock Exchange. From the largest inventory of hotel rooms in Sri Lanka, owning a large private-sector-owned transportation business in the country and providing port and marine fuel services to IT solutions, manufacturing of food and beverages, running a chain of supermarkets, tea broking, stock broking, banking and real estate, JKH has made its presence felt in virtually every major sphere of the economy. (www.keells.com)

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