RAC inks MoU with Microsoft to enhance operational efficiency

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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RAC-Microsoft sign MoU
Officials during the signing ceremony.

Riyadh Airports Company (RAC), which manages and operates King Khalid International Airport (KKIA), and Microsoft have signed a memorandum of understanding for bilateral cooperation aimed at enhancing operational efficiency through the use of Microsoft tools and products.

The cooperation will encompass various strategic areas, including the utilization of digital tools to empower Riyadh Airports’ employees and enhance the passenger experience.

The memorandum also includes exploring potential opportunities for technical collaboration in areas such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), data analysis, and the Internet of Things (IoT).

The objective is to achieve the desired collaboration in digital transformation initiatives aligned with the objectives of the aviation sector and Saudi Vision 2030, as per the statement.

RAC’s Chief ICT Officer, Osama Alfawaz emphasized the importance of this memorandum of understanding in achieving the strategic aspirations of Riyadh Airports.

The Chief ICT Officer further highlighted the significance of empowering employees through the optimal utilization of the latest technologies and advanced digital solutions provided by Microsoft and further stated that this step will have a positive impact on RAC’s operational processes and future ambitions.

For his part, Vice President of Customer Success at Microsoft Arabia, Osama Alsulaiman noted his pleasure in signing this memorandum of understanding with one of the largest national companies in the transportation and logistics sector in the Kingdom. Alsulaiman also emphasized the importance of this memorandum in strengthening strategic initiatives between Microsoft and various business partners.

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