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GENEVA, Switzerland – January 11, 2006 – SITA SC, the only global communication services integrator dedicated to the travel and transportation industry (TTI), today announced that it has signed an agreement with Afilias who will provide registry services for .aero, the top level domain (TLD) of the aviation industry.

The agreement was signed following a thorough application process in which a Request for Proposal (RFP) was issued by SITA SC, and where Afilias proved to be the registry operator best suited to provide registry services to the .aero


Geneva, Switzerland – July 6, 2005 – Three years after the introduction of .aero, a sponsored top-level domain reserved exclusively for the world's aviation community, and in view of the approaching completion of the agreement with the current registry operator agreement, SITA SC, the sponsor of .aero, is seeking a new registry operator.

The current .aero registry operator agreement between SITA SC and SITA INC B.V. will expire on December 16, 2005.


Geneva, Switzerland – 11 October 2004 – In August, 2004, following the activation of all two/three letter codes, www.(industrycode).aero, within the .aero domain, .aero announced the development of a program designed to link these .aero domains to airline/airport corporate websites.

To date there are more than 40 airlines and 200 airports are already using www.(industrycode).aero. The program was introduced to add links to corporate websites of airlines and airports that have not yet taken control of their pre-registered domain.


Geneva, Switzerland – Aviation's alternative to .com and .net – .aero, has seen significant growth in the number of active web sites.


All 2 character airline codes, all 3 letter location codes allocated to municipal areas and all 3 letter airline codes of IATA airlines have been pre-registered and activated in .aero.

In April, following a recommendation from the Dot Aero Council (DAC), the cross-industry advisory body overseeing development of the .aero domain.