Havaş to Deploy the iPort Departure Control System Across Middle East

Res2, a Netherlands-based ground handling IT expert, and Travelport, a leading Travel Commerce Platform, have jointly announced a new multi-year agreement with Havaş Ground Handling for deployment of the industry leading iPort DCS (departure control system).

Havaş, one of Turkey’s largest ground handling companies, will utilise the web-based iPort DCS, developed in collaboration between Res2 and Travelport to optimise aircraft and passenger handling, to support more than 200 airlines at 28 airports located throughout Turkey, as well as at airports in Latvia and Saudi Arabia.

iPort DCS provides significant commercial and operational advantages over other DCSs. The system offers turnkey solutions for airport and self-service check-in (kiosk, bag drop and Internet check-in) that are designed to comply with any passenger service system (PSS) and with global security demands. iPort also offers essential functionality for load control via an intuitive graphical interface. Easy to learn and use, efficient, flexible and cost-effective, iPort provides customers with an average productivity gain of over 25%.

Kürşad Koçak, General Manager at Havaş, said: “After an extensive product search, it was clear that iPort was the product that meets our standard of operations. The iPort is the best technology available that meets our high standard of operation and that ensures we provide our customers with the world-class ground handling service quality, equipment and technological infrastructure that have made Havaş the region’s leading ground handling company since 1933.”