Honeywell and Riyadh Airports sign MoU

Honeywell and Riyadh Airports Company (RAC) have signed MoU to explore the use of Honeywell technologies that enable integration and automation at King Khalid International Airport.

The technologies will increase efficiency, predictability and safety in its airport operations, while also minimising environmental impact.


The MoU between RAC and Honeywell outlines the implementation, operation and maintenance of new Honeywell technologies at KKIA. Honeywell will design and deliver solutions to RAC and help deliver on key outcomes, including operational efficiency, uptime and continuity, sustainability and the passenger experience.

“We continue to pursue our digital transformation program to position RAC as one of the world's leading airport operators,” said Mohammed bin Abdullah Al-Maghlouth, CEO, Riyadh Airports Company. “This important collaboration with Honeywell will allow us to improve operations at KKIA and gain learnings and insight to use across our airports portfolio, further accelerating the future development of Saudi Arabia’s aviation sector and meeting the industry’s requirements in line with Saudi Vision 2030.”

“Honeywell is proud to support RAC’s strategic vision to deliver the most advanced and sustainable airport operations in the world,” said Abdullah Al-juffali, country manager, Honeywell Building Technologies, Saudi Arabia. “With our long-standing and global track record of delivering advanced solutions for the aviation industry and RAC’s extensive operational experience, we will deliver technologies that  improve the operational efficiency, uptime and overall passenger experience at KKIA, while supporting its efforts to meet its Saudi Vision 2030 commitments.”