Las Vegas McCarran Airport Focus on Passenger Technologies with Rockwell Collins
Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) has recently renewed a 20-year long-standing contract with Rockwell Collins to further focus on improving passenger technologies.
As a part of its Terminal 1 upgrade, LAS will replace 176 common-use self service kiosks with new units and hope to maintain its position as one of North America’s leading international airport hubs.
‘Our team is constantly evaluating the airport’s infrastructure and operations seeking ways to enhance customer service, maximize efficiencies and increase flexibility,’ said Samuel Ingalls, assistant director of Aviation over Information Systems for LAS. ‘Over the past two decades we have had great success in managing our soaring passenger volume through the implementation of common use processes and other cutting-edge technologies such as those provided by Rockwell Collins.’
LAS will adopt and implement a range of Rockwell Collins solutions to strengthen its position and improve passenger experience:
- ARINC cMUSE – the cloud-native passenger processing system offers increased flexibility and reduced support and implementation requirements.
- ARINC SelfDrop – Rockwell Collins’ automated self-service baggage system is undergoing trials at LAS which will continue under the renewed contract.
Additional airport systems from Rockwell Collins will continue to be supported:
- ARINC MUSE – the reliable CUPPS system to enhance airport operational cost-effectivity.
- RFID bag tags – providing advanced baggage tracking features.
- ARINC BagLinkTM – improving accuracy and efficiency for baggage loading.
- Self-Boarding Gates – automated gate technology.
- Local DCS – delivering a stand-alone check-in and boarding system.
Tony Chapman, senior director, Airport Systems Marketing and Strategy for Rockwell Collins said, ‘Rockwell Collins and LAS work together on a continual basis to ensure our solutions are meeting and exceeding the demands that passenger influx has on its airport operations. As we look further into the future, the integrated working team will look even closer at how biometrics and other disruptive technologies will enhance the curb-to-curb airport experience.’