ALEC reduces communication response times by 50% with Aconex

Project name: ALEC Dubai International Airport Concourse A | Industry: Aviation & PortProject size: US$4.5 billion | Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The Concourse A expansion project at Dubai International Airport (DBX) includes 20 new gates and 528,000 square meters of shops, lounges and hotels, increasing the airport’s passenger-handling capacity to 68 million annually.


  • Reviews of various project documents by different reviewers.
  • Flow of project information and communications across multiple organizations.
  • Potentially costly delays due to required inspection approvals and notifications.
  • Need to accelerate the process of performing and documenting site inspections.


  • Automated review routing of project documents using customizable lists of reviewers.
  • Configurable workflow capabilities allowing all project processes to be managed on one platform.
  • Aconex Field enabling inspectors to sign off on completed inspections while on site.
  • Efficient documentation of defects on tablets.


  • 1-3 days saved by immediate uploading and availability of completed third-party inspection records.
  • Time and cost savings from on-site capture, logging, managing, and resolution of defects.
  • Reduction of 3-7 days in average review cycles by using Aconex workflows.
  • Reduction of mail response times by 50% through training and process optimization.
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