Ultra wins £9m baggage management software contract

10 OCTOBER 2017

Ultra Electronics announced today that its Airport Systems business has been awarded a £9m contract by the Airline Operators Committee at London Heathrow Airport following a competitive tender process. The contract for Ultra’s baggage reconciliation, segregation, reflighting, tracking and reporting software is to be delivered as a managed service solution over 5 years. This marks the fourth successive time since 2003 that the airline community at Heathrow has selected Airport Systems to deliver what is the world’s largest and most complex baggage management system, critical for efficient flight operations at one of the world’s busiest airports.

Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive of Ultra Electronics commented: “This contract highlights Ultra as a world-leading supplier of airport operational management solutions. I am delighted that as this contract runs to 2023, it will mark 20 years of continuous support to the airlines at Heathrow from Ultra’s baggage management software and managed service capability.”

Rakesh Sharma, Chief Executive 
Ami Sharma, Group Finance Director

Susan McErlain, Corporate Affairs Director 

James White, MHP Communications