GACA signs a memorandum of understanding with Huawei to cooperate in the field of smart flight technology

February 3, 2022


The General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) signed today a memorandum of understanding with Huawei in the field of smart flight technology, with the aim of joint cooperation in providing and evaluating proposed smart aviation solutions. The memorandum was signed on the sidelines of the activities of the Global Tech Conference, which concluded today in the capital city of Riyadh.


The memorandum was signed on behalf of  GACA by the Director General of Technology and Digital Transformation, Eng. Abdullah bin Fahd Al-Shaya, and on behalf of Huawei by its general manager, Mr. Tao Ping.


The cooperation includes providing, evaluating and selecting smart aviation solutions, the possibility of participating in passenger services projects, operating airports, cloud services, networks and data center. This in addition to cooperation in the field of development, training and the provision of the latest innovative technologies in the field of information and communications technology.


It is worth noting that GACA is keen to activate the comprehensive digital transformation project in the use of modern technologies in various fields of air transport to raise the level of services, quality and efficiency. Furthermore to simplify procedures, while constantly maintaining the provision of services and the exchange of information in a safe and sound manner based on the best practices and international standards

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