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Greater Toronto Airports Authority awards IT contract to Wipro


TORONTO, Ont. and BANGALORE, India–The Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) and Wipro Limited announced that GTAA has entered into a seven-year strategic IT and Business transformation partnership with Wipro.

GTAA operates Toronto Pearson International Airport, the largest airport in Canada and the second largest in North America in terms of international traffic.

Wipro provides technology services to some of the world’s largest airports including some of those that topped the 2015 Airport Service Quality (ASQ) rankings. This partnership aims to transform airport operations, run an integrated service delivery using airport best practices, create opportunities for joint innovation by adopting emerging technologies, and will position Toronto Pearson to evolve into the world’s leading digital airport, the companies said.

“As Toronto Pearson continues to grow as a global hub airport, we remain committed to enhancing our passenger experience through technological advancements. Achieving our vision of becoming the best airport in the world will require exceptional technology solutions, resources and services,” said Martin Boyer, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, GTAA. “Wipro’s aviation-centric experience will provide Toronto Pearson with unique capabilities that improve the airport user experience through scalable, flexible and resilient digital IT systems, while consolidating our IT footprint.”

“Wipro will leverage its innovation lab to provide access to advanced technologies such as digital, artificial intelligence, cognitive computing, big data and security technologies. This lab will showcase cutting-edge platforms and test new concepts before they go live, and help transform GTAA into a next-gen Digital Airport, delivering the best quality and value to its customers and stakeholders,” said Xavier Diniz, Country Head, Canada, Wipro Limited.