Collins Aerospace bolsters AirPlan functionality with the addition of FlightAware Foresight data

  • FlightAware Foresight's ETAs are available and TaxiOut Predictions will become available in AirPlan to help airports further optimize performance and on-time percentage
  • AirPlan enables airport operators to maximize the use of resources to ease congestion and cut turnaround times

MINNEAPOLIS (Sept. 19, 2022) – Collins Aerospace is maximizing the functionality of its ARINC AirPlan solution with the integration of FlightAware Foresight predictive data giving customers an even more advanced and accurate view of airport operations. Collins Aerospace acquired FlightAware in 2021 as part of its focus on improving the passenger experience and growing the aviation connected ecosystem.

Since its launch in 2020, AirPlan has enabled airports to manage all their resources – including gates, check-in desks and baggage belts — from a single application on any computer or mobile device connected to their network. With the addition of Foresight predictive data, airports will receive more precise flight ETAs and Taxi-out times, which increases the accuracy and efficiency of the information used to optimize airport operations.

“The integration of FlightAware data into AirPlan is a great example of how Collins is turning data into value for our customers,” said Rakan Khaled, general manager, Airport Solutions for Collins Aerospace. “Anytime we can help an airport increase their efficiency we’re also helping them save money and improve the sustainability of their operations—which is the goal of every customer we work with.”
Additional AirPlan benefits include:

  • A customizable interface to meet individual user needs
  • Ability to schedule swing gates ahead of time to reflect their planned international and domestic configurations
  • Customer Service support provided by experienced staff with industry-leading knowledge
  • Cybersecurity support to help ensure systems are always protected and secure

For a recent on-demand webinar of the FlightAware and AirPlan solution, please register here:

Visitors to the ACI NA Annual Conference can see a demo of the integration of FlightAware data with AirPlan at the Collins Aerospace Booth 919 at the Minneapolis Convention Center, September 17-20, 2022.

About Collins Aerospace
Collins Aerospace, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp., is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the extensive capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and broad expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market. For more information, visit

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