About us

Integrated passenger services by Materna

Materna ips is the integrated passenger services brand of Materna.

Materna ips has been a leading player in the aviation industry for over three decades. Our customers include airports, airlines and ground handling companies like easyJet, Emirates, DNATA, Gatwick, Germanwings, Hamburg Airport, Lufthansa, John Wayne Airport, Swedavia, Oslo, Toronto and Vienna Airport.

Our long-term track record is your guarantee for field-proven, reliable, secure and cost-efficient solutions that simplify your passenger’s journey. With our first-class software and hardware products you can offer your customers a seamless user experience from curbside to boarding, from home to destination. Our one-stop-shop portfolio consists of check-in, baggage drop-off and access solutions combined with payment, biometric and field services.

Materna is a leading IT consulting company, employing approx. 2,000 staff throughout Europe. In addition, Materna has a subsidiary in Orlando, USA, to support the aviation industry in the U.S. market. As a full service provider, Materna delivers a complete range of IT services for the premium segment: from IT consulting and implementation through to operations in several segments of the IT market for industry and public sector.

Materna has been successfully delivering self-service solutions for these environments since the 1980s. As a member of IATA, Materna played a significant role in defining the CUSS standards (Common Use Self-Service) and its Integrated Passenger Services division has become a reliable partner for many customers.

Over the last ten years, in addition to its check-in systems, Materna has also been delivering automated baggage drop systems as well as software for access authorization checks and self-boarding in collaboration with reliable hardware partners. The applications are based on modern technology and are already deployed successfully on the market. Materna focuses on integrating systems and infrastructure and delivers customized solutions for individual requirements.


Our worldwide footprint

>70 airports equipped
>600 installations worldwide
>110.000 bags checked in per day
>250.000 check-ins per day


Our locations

Materna Information & Communications SE


Tel: +49 231 5599 00

Email: sales@materna-ips.de

Vosskuhle 37

44141 Dortmund


Materna Information & Communications Corp.

Tel: +1 619 724 9280

Email: usa@materna-ips.com

5323 Millenia Lakes Blvd., Suite 300

Orlando, Florida


Materna Communications PLC

Tel.: +44 1494 47047-0

Email: uk@materna-ips.com

Boston House, Boston Road

Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 1DY

Great Britain

Materna Information & Communications Inc.

Tel.: + 1 416 598 3410

Email: canada@materna-ips.com

Suite 1500, 480 University Avenue

Toronto, Ontario

M5G 1V2


Materna Information & Communications Norway AS

Email: norway@materna-ips.com

Kanalveien 18

N-2004 Lillestrøm


Materna Information & Communications India Pvt. Ltd.

538, Vatika Business Center, Divyashree Chambers 2ndFloor

A Wing 11, O‚ Shaughnessy Road, LangfordTown

560025 Bangalore

Tel.: +358 10 8302600


We are members