TAV Technologies, a subsidiary of TAV Airports, has reached an agreement with airport operator Air Marakanda to expand the digital transformation project at Samarkand Airport in Uzbekistan.
TAV Technologies general manager M. Kerem Ozturk said, “We are glad to be the technology partner of Samarkand International Airport in such a significant project that aims at full digitalization of airport and passenger operations. The product implementations will both directly improve passenger experience and enhance operational efficiency”.
Gairat Neimatov, chief executive officer of Air Marakanda, said, “We are delighted to take the final step to fully digitalize Samarkand International Airport’s operations, which will provide an unprecedented level of service in Uzbekistan’s aviation industry. “The new phase of work follows the recent opening of the Airport’s new terminal. With its modern infrastructure, streamlined processes, and technology-enabled service offering, Samarkand International Airport is a new standard for travel to Uzbekistan’s most famous historic city. We are grateful for TAV Technologies’ support with its market-leading expertise in airport management technology solutions.”
The new terminal, which has tripled Samarkand Airport’s passenger capacity, became operational in March 2022. Samarkand is one of the most important stops on the historic Silk Road and provides access to major tourist destinations in Uzbekistan.