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SITA and Virgin Atlantic Airways have received a Smart Technology Award from The Wearables 2014, the leading awards for wearable technology.


London, England, March 29, 2014 -(PressReleasePoint)- SITA and Virgin Atlantic Airways have received a Smart Technology Award from The Wearables 2014, the leading awards for wearable technology. Part of the 2014 Wearable Technology Show, the award recognized the companies for a pioneering pilot, which tested how Google Glass and Sony Smartwatches could enhance the passenger experience.

Concierges in Virgin’s Upper Class Wing were the first in the world to use wearable technology to serve passengers, providing the industry’s most high-tech and personalized service yet.

The judging panel commented: "The Virgin Upper Class innovation is a great example of how data from many wearable and mobile devices can make life better for passengers and create a better relationship with the business itself."

For further information (not for publication) contact:

SITA
Brenda Flinter
Media Relations Manager
Mobile: +353 87 750 6229
Email: Brenda.Flinter@sita.aero

Leidar
Charlie Pryor
Director
Tel : +44 (0)20 7031 8270
Email : charlie.pryor@leidar.com
Skype: LEIDAR_Charlie

Notes to Editors:

About SITA:
SITA is the world's leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions. SITA delivers and manages business solutions for airline, airport, GDS, government and other customers over the world’s most extensive network, which forms the communications backbone of the global air transport industry.

SITA’s portfolio includes managed global communications, infrastructure and outsourcing services, as well as services for airline commercial management and passenger operations, flight operations, aircraft operations and air-to-ground communications, airport management and operations, baggage operations, transportation security and border management, cargo operations and more.

With a customer service team of over 2,000 staff around the world, SITA invests significantly in achieving best-in-class customer service, providing integrated local and global support for both its communications and IT application services.

SITA has two main subsidiaries: OnAir, which is the leading provider of in-flight connectivity, and CHAMP Cargosystems, the world's only IT company dedicated solely to air cargo. SITA also operates a joint venture, Aviareto, which provides aircraft asset management to the air transport community.

SITA is one of the world's most international companies. Its global reach is based on local presence, with services for around 450 air transport industry members and 2,800 customers in over 200 countries and territories. Set up in 1949 with 11 member airlines, SITA today employs people of more than 140 nationalities, speaking over 70 different languages. SITA had consolidated revenues of US$1.57 billion in 2012. For further information go to www.sita.aero


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