Ensures rapid and reliable integration of industry-specific business processes

AST’s Airport Integrated Data Broker (AIDB) solution enables airports to simplify cross-application business process integration using a standards-based, pre-built solution. AIDB is designed to promote rapid deployment, re-usability, and configurability of business processes. Compared to building integrations from the ground up, AIDB saves significant time, effort, and cost. The solution supports the Airport Operational Database (AODB), Flight Information Display System (FIDS), Baggage Information Display System (BIDS), Common Use Passenger Processing Systems (CUPPS), and Public Address (PA) Systems.

  • Integrated processes and dashboards
  • Error handling
  • Logging, Scheduling, and Notifications
  • Business rules
  • Real-time reports
  • High-Availability (HA) and scalability

Key Benefits of This Solution



Simplifies enterprise-wide integration.



Based on the Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Report 13: Integrating Airport Information Systems.



Integration that uses International Air Transport Association (IATA) Passenger and Airport Data Interchange Standards (PADIS) XML and Aviation Information Data Exchange (AIDX).

Within AIDB, a set of pre-built integration adapters integrate major airport systems, providing a dashboard to monitor and manage processes, and deliver a 360° view of operations.

Shyam Kumar Vice President, Middleware, AST LLC

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