“We selected getronics partly down to their “personality” as a company. We were impressed by the quality of their people (we met our delivery team before we awarded the contract) and to this day we maintain strong relationships right up to executive level.”

Anthony Lamoureux, Head of IT Service Delivery, Gatwick Airport

Locations


Based in the South-East of England, the airport has become a major driver in the local economy, generating around 23,000 jobs including airlines, handlers and retail partners. Situated 29 miles South of London, it has excellent public transport links into the Capital, the financial district and key tourist attractions.

Activities


Gatwick serves around 200 destinations in 90 countries and accommodates 34.2 million passengers a year. In the second half of 2012 there was an average rate of 53 aircraft movements per hour. The airport is expanding due to having been selected to launch and house the Airbus A380 which will add significantly to both passenger numbers and employed staff across airport

Challenge


To transform the airport’s IT in line with the airport’s main objective of providing a world-class customer experience for Gatwick passengers.