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Qatar Airways and Wipro to co-develop software solutions

Qatar Airways has announced a long-term strategic partnership with Indian IT company, Wipro, to develop new technological solutions for the airline

The agreement will bring together Qatar Airways? expertise in aviation systems and Wipro?s experience of application development and project management to develop a new suite of IT software, a statement said.

The partnership was officially signed at the Doha headquarters of Qatar Airways by chief executive officer, Akbar Al Baker, and Wipro chairman, Azim Premji.

Al Baker said, ?Through this agreement, Wipro will work with us to build new aviation IT solutions to meet our business needs in a fast-moving environment to ultimately provide an overall enhanced customer experience and provide Qatar Airways with competitive edge in using the latest technology available.?

Wipro said the solutions jointly developed within this partnership will enable Qatar Airways and its subsidiaries to pursue their aggressive growth strategies.

Under the new arrangement, much of the software development will be carried out by Wipro in South India.