Unisys Corporation introduces Cargo Portal Services, an Internet-based portal which allows air freight forwarders to book and manage shipments, in partnership with Air Canada Cargo, Northwest Airlines Cargo, and United Airlines.
Imaging Automation announces that UK-based BAA will deploy the company’s iA-thenticate platform to authenticate identification documents as part of a comprehensive security screening process for current and potential employees. BAA will initially deploy the technology in its seven UK airports.
GE Ion Track announces the Transportation Security Administra-tion (TSA) has certified its ITEMISER® after successful completion of all elements of the TSA’s certification plan for explosive trace detection equipment. Testing standards include operational requirements; automated data collection and retrieval capability; maintenance; support; security protocols; reliability; and ease of use and transport. The ITEMISER is a desktop detection system for trace quantities of explosives; uses Ion Trap Mobility Spectrometer technology.
SITA Information Networking Computing and Unisys Corporation have signed a Heads of Agreement setting out the basis for a partnership in passenger management systems. The agreement will provide airlines with the world’s first customer-centric passenger management solution based on an open, web-based system. Designed to allow carriers to more closely align their business practices with the individual needs of their customers, while helping to ensure that cost efficiencies are achieved, economies of scale are realized and service levels are enhanced. The solution is based on the Unisys AirCore platform.