Airport Central Fast Start | SITA



SITA’s Operations at Airports portfolio helps you efficiently and effectively control all your operations from a central point. Whether you’re with an airline, airport or ground handler, our products provide tools for real-time and future planning of operations - from flight data management to passenger communications, generating billing charges to management for fixed and mobile resources.

Airport Central Fast Start is one of the key products of the SITA Operations at Airports portfolio. It delivers a ready-to-go airport management solution to help you optimize fixed resources while supporting collaborative processes and decision-making.

Airport Central Fast Start Use cases
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Today there are some 


deployments globally, representing close to 

500 million

passengers annually.

How it helps

Airport Central Fast Start is a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) Airport Management Solution. It is designed for less complex airports with fast implementation capabilities and is comprised of five components:

  • Flight Management
  • AMS Web
  • Airport Operational Database (AODB) functionality
  • Reporting
  • Fixed resource management

Airport Central Fast Start offers:

End-to-end resources management - SITA is the only vendor able to provide a platform to manage airport resources from landing to take off, landside and airside.

Operational irregularity identification - Dynamic dashboards draw users’ attention to disruptions and critical irregularities.

Business results control - Analytic charts give visibility on how operational decisions may impact SLAs and other business drivers (e.g. revenue, environment, and costs).

Scenario modeling capabilities - Business rules can be activated to model different scenarios faced by airports.

System agility, scalability and support - Delivers automation and enables proactivity. It is fully scalable to meet airports’ current and future needs. It is also fully redundant and supported by SITA’s Global Operations.

Rapid implementation - It can be deployed (without add-ons) in as little as six weeks.

Your benefits

Airport stakeholders face increasing passenger growth coupled with capacity constraints. To optimize their operations with existing resources, they need fresh insight, improved collaboration and increased agility. At the same time, they need to maintain profitability, on-time performance and quick recovery from inevitable disruptions.

Airport Central Fast Start can help you to:


Reduce operating expenses – Optimize human capital and avoid the need to hire more staff. Increased automation, real-time KPI measurements and fully integrated solutions require fewer operators and less specialization.

Optimize now, invest smartly later –Optimize the use of the existing fixed resources (e.g. gates, check-in and carousels) and avoid the need for physical resource expansion.


Predict and plan –Recover from irregular operations by proactively controlling real-time operations to support collaborative processes and decision-making.

Automate and act – Garner business intelligence by scheduling ‘what-if?’ simulations to support operations.


Drive business results – Optimize performance and revenues with real-time dashboards, accurate billing, defined KPIs and predictive analytics.

Collaborate and share – Integrate and simplify infrastructure and data, facilitating collaboration with all internal and/or external airport stakeholders.

Why us?

SITA is the leader in operations at airports, with over 20 years of experience in understanding best practices and managing airport processes. Airport Central Fast Start was created as a result of this experience. It can be deployed to customers in as little as six weeks (with no add-ons).

SITA Global Services

This product is supported by a dedicated multilingual operations team. They provide monitoring and support 24/7/365 from command centers in Montreal and Singapore, ensuring global business continuity through a flexible service model. Our monitoring service ensures your IT systems are reliable and available, around the clock, around the world.

Our experts proactively monitor your infrastructure, identifying and resolving problems often before they impact your services.

Airport Central Fast Start Use cases
- 139 kb

Today there are some 


deployments globally, representing close to 

500 million

passengers annually.

  • A ready-to-go airport management solution to increase productivity and drive operational efficiency

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