Avinor, the operator overseeing 43 Norwegian airports and the airspace of Norway, has recently announced Netcompany as its exclusive strategic partner for the next three years, with the possibility of two additional two-year extensions.
This agreement, valued at up to NOK 1.2 billion, will drive digital innovation and the development of data and AI-driven airport operations.
Technological Transformation in Aviation
The aviation industry is amidst a significant technological revolution, and Avinor is at the forefront, prioritizing innovation and the integration of cutting-edge technology.
Their primary objective is to utilize resources efficiently, ensuring a stable, secure, and forward-looking infrastructure for Norway.
With Netcompany as a key partner, Avinor is poised to amplify its focus on innovation and the deployment of advanced technology, ultimately enhancing value creation, customer experiences, and operational efficiency for both passengers and airlines.
This committed partnership encompasses Avinor’s extensive network of 43 airports and the management of Norway’s airspace.
As the strategic partner, Netcompany assumes a pivotal role in realizing and advancing Avinor’s technology strategy.
Netcompany secured its position after a rigorous public tender competition, showcasing robust competence across all technology domains and presenting a compelling value proposition with a dedicated willingness to invest.
The extensive experience of Netcompany in the aviation sector played a crucial role in Avinor’s decision-making process.
Digital Backbone of Scandinavian Aviation
This strategic collaboration positions Netcompany as the digital backbone of Scandinavian aviation, influencing everything from passenger services to the establishment of an intelligent network of airports.
With co-ownership of Smarter Airports, Netcompany already manages the digital infrastructure in Copenhagen through the AIRHART platform.
André Rogaczewski, CEO of Netcompany, expresses, “Through our strategic partnership with Avinor, we continue our commitment to digitize and establish modern, data and AI-driven airports – ultimately benefiting the climate, the environment, passengers, and airlines.
Avinor is one of the world’s most diverse and interesting operators, and together we have great ambitions to further modernize the entire aviation sector.”
Netcompany’s Role in Development and Operations
Netcompany is set to lead the development, implementation, and operation of systems across Avinor’s extensive network.
This encompasses crucial processes related to passengers, baggage, aircraft, and airspace control, as well as essential commercial activities vital for running efficient and profitable airports.
Abraham Foss, CEO of Avinor, highlights, “Netcompany has already demonstrated its capacity to innovate the airport industry by leveraging its experience in financial services, retail, logistics, and the public sector.”
“At Avinor, we firmly believe that cross-industry knowledge promotes innovation and helps identify best practices and avoid pitfalls.”
As part of their unique delivery model, Netcompany employees will be physically located at Avinor in Norway, fostering a close collaboration that ensures the smooth integration and effective execution of the strategic partnership.
Avinor is a wholly-owned state limited company under the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications and is responsible for 43 state-owned Norwegian airports.
Avinor has taken a leading role in reducing climate gas emissions from the aviation industry, including the development of electric aircrafts and supplying sustainable bio jet fuel.
The company provides safe and efficient travels for around 50 million passengers annually, half of which travel to and from Oslo Airport.
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