BA on course for Terminal 5 roll-out

Thomson, Rebecca
November 2007
Computer Weekly;11/27/2007, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports that British Airways PLC is undergoing a period of information technology (IT) transformation under the guidance of chief information officer Paul Coby. With this transformation, the company aims to meet the Terminal 5 opening deadline of March 2008. It is reported that the airline faces the dual challenges of rolling out IT systems for Heathrow's new terminal, at the same time as improving the efficiency of IT systems to cope with shrinking budgets. The company has invested heavily in Linux operating system, reduced variation in desktop technology and has introduced cost-effective hardware such as blade servers. INSET: HOW BRITISH AIRWAYS HAS COPED WITH….


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