Airport Digital Transformation

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This document is intended as a decision and implementation aid for airport managers responsible for evolving their company in a digital world. The main body of this document is supposed to be used sequentially. It starts by giving the reader an explanation of the importance of Digital Transformation (DT) in section 2. The following section follows up on what DT actually is and topics that need to be taken into account.

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