Istanbul based airport IT solutions specialist; TAV Information Technologies has won the communication technologies tender for 50 million dollars held for Abu Dhabi Airport Midfield Terminal Building, which will be the world's largest terminal constructed when completed.
Being awarded the tender, TAV IT has undertaken IT infrastructure set-up and maintenance support services of the terminal.
TAV IT is the only Turkish company invited to submit an offer to the tender that was participated by eight world-renowned IT companies. The tender, awarded for 50 million dollars, consists of designing, setting up and operating the whole communication infrastructure of the terminal and also providing technical support.
TAV IT General Manager Binnur Güleryüz Onaran stated: "We design, develop and implement local and global airport solutions and services as a leading brand in the aviation sector in terms of software and technology. We transferred our know-how to 9 airports in Turkey other than the ones operated by TAV Airports. We have also exported our know-how to Riyadh, Dammam and Madinah airports in Saudi Arabia. We are proud to be contributing to Abu Dhabi Airport, one of the most popular projects of the United Arab Emirates. TAV IT is the only Turkish IT company invited to the tender of Abu Dhabi, which is indicated as one of the most significant projects of the world in terms of airport construction and operation. We have been awarded the tender, leaving eight international IT companies behind. This project is one of the highest-budgeted international tenders that have been awarded to a Turkish IT company; therefore shows explicitly the position reached by Turkish engineers and IT specialists. TAV IT will also deploy previously developed software and solutions in this project. Furthermore, IT infrastructure consultancy services for security systems will be provided by TAV IT engineers as part of Abu Dhabi Midfield Terminal Project, one of the largest airports in the region. We will continue growing by maximizing our know-how in this sector and becoming a global eligible brand throughout the world."
The tender won by TAV IT covers designing, setting-up and commissioning of local area network (LAN), wireless local area network (WLAN), Cable Management System, Master Clock System, Storage Area Network, VoIP telephone central system based on IP and all servers and computer equipment and also operating the related infrastructure.
When completed, Abu Dhabi Airport Midfield Terminal will be able to provide service to 27 million passengers per year covering an indoor area of 702,000 sqm. including 106 passenger bridges, 156 check-in counters, 48 self-service kiosk areas, retail and food & beverage area of 28,000 sqm. The terminal is expected to be put into service by 2017.