Lao Airlines to Implement iPort DCS

Lao Airlines has signed a departure control system
(DCS) agreement with Res2 and Travelport.

The national airline of Laos will implement iPort
DCS at airports throughout its network to support and optimize
both passenger handling and load control.

The system will be used at large airport hubs in
South East Asia to smaller regional airports with limited
infrastructure.

Mr Cormac Reilly, VP & Global Head of Travel
Partners – Solutions at Travelport, said, “As the industry looks
to recovery, it is especially critical for airlines to enhance
capabilities across their networks to ensure a seamless experience
for travelers. We’re pleased to support our partners Res2 and Lao
Airlines through its growth and expansion and look forward to a
bright future with the optimizations gained with iPort DCS.”


Lao Airlines Airbus A320 reg: RDPL-34188. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Although the company’s origin dates back to 1976,
Lao Airlines was established in 1989 and normally operates flights to
6 domestic destinations and more than 18 international airports.
The company’s fleet is made up of 4 Airbus A320 and 7 ATR-72
500/600 aircraft.

Mr. Khamla Phommavong, CEO at Lao Airlines, said,
“Being the national carrier, connecting Laos to the world, Lao
Airlines requires a reliable partner that can support our
operations in our entire network. iPort DCS has the capabilities
to serve in all our stations while offering the required
functionality a full-service carrier needs. It eases our mind to
have a one-stop-shop for departure control, including airport
connectivity, deployment, operational and security messaging.
Implementing iPort DCS enables us to act cost-conscious, an asset
in turbulent times for the industry after the Corona pandemic.”

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