56th ALPA Air Safety Forum
AeroPASS – Securitizing and expediting air travel
Air travel as a mode of transportation has gained currency for business and personal travelers across the globe. The increased demand for traveling via air has induced the aspirational need of passengers for a prompt, secure and safe experience.
With the aim of providing sterile area security for airline crew members, HCL and its partners Daon and AvFinity have created a Next Generation security solution that delineates the enhanced security process through the ease of implementation and use.
AeroPASS was introduced by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and ALPA to give working airline crew expedited clearance through TSA security checkpoints at airports in the U.S. the solution is based on Real-time Crew Identity Verification (CIV) approach by leveraging significant capabilities and infrastructure for CIV authentication and secure credentialing using fingerprint biometrics.
HCL is a $5 billion global IT Enterprise spanning Product Engineering, Custom & Package Applications, BPO, IT Infrastructure Services, IT Hardware and Systems Integration across a wide range of focused industry verticals.
About the 56th ALPA Air Safety Forum
This year's premier safety Forum will include the following ALPA committees: Safety, Security, Pilot Assistance, Jumpseat, and President's Committee for Cargo.
The Air Line Pilots Association, International (ALPA) is the largest airline pilot union in the world and represents nearly 53,000 pilots at 38 U.S. and Canadian airlines. Founded in 1931, the Association is chartered by the AFL-CIO and the Canadian Labor Congress. Known internationally as US-ALPA, it is a member of the International Federation of Air Line Pilot Associations.
ALPA provides three critical services to its members -- Airline Safety and Security, Representation and Advocacy.