MASwings’ Technovation day highlights upcoming tech transformations
KUCHING: Malaysia Airlines Berhad (MAB) hold its Technovation Day at the Kuching International Airport here recently.
The programme is part of its IT Division’s initiative to create awareness among Malaysia Aviation Group (MAG) staff on the current and upcoming technology transformation throughout the airline business.
Prior to this, the event was also held at the Malaysia Airlines and MASwings Administration Building in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. Both events were spearheaded by MAB IT Division based in Kuala Lumpur.
“In enhancing the efficiency of airline operations, technological advancement is the biggest driving factor. IT solutions are known to be a key factor in reducing cost, create better connectivity and enhance passengers’ travel experience.
“The motivation behind Technovation Day events held at both Kota Kinabalu and Kuching were to showcase a sneak peek inside IT’s stratefy and roadmap throughout Malaysia Aviation Group,” said MAB in a press release.
Technovation Day is also a platform for Malaysia Airlines IT Division to launch and create awareness of its technology transformation initiatives namely Office 365, Data Centre, IDMS, ESM, Network/Security, CYOD, PSS Project, Innovation Lab and Hackathon especially towards the airline staff and business partners.
There were four other IT partners namely Software One, Tata Consultancy Services, Getronics and SAS who participated at these events. They took the opportunity to provide knowledge sharing presentations on various topics such as “A Digital Tomorrow”, “Tips & Tricks on Office 365” and “Awareness Campaign by GTN” as part of the crowd’s preparation to the technological transformation.
Apart from that, these IT partners also showcased the latest technologies in the industry by opening up booths, where they educate the audience and entertain any questions inquired.
“Malaysia Airlines Berhad IT division is hoping that these events would provide an eye opener to all MAG staff on the new journey being embarked by the National Airline,” it added.
MASwings acting chief executive officer Aminuddin Zakaria played host and attended both events at stations.
Also present were Malaysia Airlines Berhad chief information officer Tan Kok Meng, Kuching International Airport (KIA) senior airport manager Mohd Nadzim Hashim, with several other representatives from Malaysia Aviation Groups and invitees from Malaysia Airport Holdings Berhad (MAHB).