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IDnow joins [email protected] to shape the future of seamless air travel


IDnow supports IATA to simplify the passenger journey with digital identity

MUNICH, September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — IDnow, a leading European identity verification platform provider, is pleased to announce its participation in the International Air Transport Association (IATA) [email protected] 2022 Acceleration Program. IDnow works with IATA and its members, providing expertise and regulatory know-how in the field of proof of identity and digital identity. Together, IATA and IDnow are working towards the common goal of making flights smoother and contactless for passengers, while reducing the risk of fraud for airlines.

IATA is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. As a leading industry association, IATA shapes industry standards and the future of aviation.

Through the [email protected] program, IDnow contributes to the IATA unique ID work group. The goal of IATA One ID is to set industry standards that further streamline passenger travel through the digitization of admissibility and a contactless process through secure biometric identification. As part of the One ID vision, after completing document checks remotely, passengers will be able to arrive at the airport ready to fly and pass through each airport touchpoint via simple biometric recognition. The goal is to achieve a truly interoperable global system between airports, airlines and governments.

IDnow is collaborating with airlines and other technology providers who are members of the IATA think tank on a white paper on the application of digital identity in the airline industry. In parallel, a proof of concept is being developed to show how digital identity can help people with reduced mobility in their journeys, and airlines and airports to prioritize the personnel required for the necessary support.

“We are very pleased to have IDnow at the heart of the industry’s innovation conversations. IDnow brings its expertise on secure decentralized digital identity to support the airline industry on its journey towards customer.” – Kat R. Morse, Senior Manager of Innovation, Partnerships and Events at IATA.

“We understand that in the modern airline industry, digital identities have enormous potential to shape a whole new travel experience. Whether it’s reducing the risk of fraud for airlines, creating a more transparent and less tactile for passengers and to offer GDPR compliance biometric image storage and sharing solution for airports and other stakeholders – Digital identity is key We are delighted and proud to have been selected by IATA to work together and partner with some of the world’s most prestigious airlines to shape the future of air travel,” says Michael A. BinnerDigital Identity Director at IDnow.

About IDnow

IDnow is a leading provider of identity verification platforms in Europe with a vision to make the connected world a safer place. The IDnow platform provides a broad portfolio of identity verification solutions, ranging from automation to human assistance, from purely online to point-of-sale, each of them optimized for user conversion rates and Security.

In 2021, IDnow acquired the French identity technology leader, ARIADNEXT, and the German company Identity Trust Management AG, allowing IDnow to offer its customers one of the broadest identification solutions via a single platform. and integrated.

The company has offices in Germany, UK, Franceand dubai and is backed by renowned institutional investors, including Corsair Capital and Seventure Partners. Its portfolio of over 900 international clients spans a wide range of industries and includes leading international players, such as Western Union, UBS, Sixt and Munich Re, as well as digital champions such as N26, Solarisbank, wefox and Tier Mobility .

British press contact at IDnow:
Sara Donnelly
[email protected]
07734 237840

James Bentley
[email protected]
07876 899102

Worldwide press contact:
Christina Schwinner
[email protected]
+49 89 41324 6054

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