IDnow is supporting IATA to simplify passenger travel through digital identity
MUNICH, September 13, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — IDnow, a leading European identity proof platform provider, is pleased to announce its participation in the International Air Transport Association (IATA) [email protected] Accelerator Program 2022. IDnow is working with IATA and its members, providing expertise and regulatory knowledge in the field of proof of identity and digital identity. Together, IATA and IDnow are working towards the common goal of making flying smoother and less expensive for passengers, reducing fraud risks for airlines.
IATA is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing around 290 airlines or 83% of total air traffic. As a leading industry association, IATA is shaping industry standards and the future of aviation.
through [email protected] program, IDnow is contributing to the IATA One ID working group. The goal of IATA One ID is to set industry standards that further improve the passenger journey with the digitization of acceptance and a contactless process through secure biometric-enabled identification. Under the One ID vision, after completing remote document checks, passengers will be able to arrive at the airport ready to fly and proceed through any airport touchpoint through simple biometric recognition. The objective is to achieve a truly interoperable global system between airports, airlines and governments.
IDnow is collaborating with airlines and other technology providers members of the IATA Think Tank on a white paper about the application of digital identity in the air travel industry. In parallel, a proof of concept is being developed to show how digital identity can support people with reduced mobility with travel, and airlines and airports to prioritize the staff required for the necessary support.
“We are very pleased to have IDnow’s participation at the heart of the industry’s innovation conversation. IDnow brings their expertise in secure decentralized digital identity to support the airline industry’s journey towards customer centricity.” – Kat R. Morse, Senior Manager of Innovation, Partnerships and Events at IATA.
“We understand that in the modern air travel industry, digital identities have huge potential to shape an entirely new passenger experience. From reducing the risk of fraud for airlines, to creating a more seamless and low for passengers and providing a GDPR compliant biometric photo storage and sharing solution for airports and other players – Digital identity is key We are excited and proud to have been chosen by IATA to work together and partner with some of the world’s most prestigious airlines to shape the future of air travel,” he says Michael A BinnerDirector of Digital Identity at IDnow.
IDnow is a leading identity proof platform provider in Europe with a vision to make the connected world a safer place. The IDnow platform offers a broad portfolio of identity verification solutions, ranging from automated to human-assisted, from online-only to point-of-sale, each optimized for user conversion rates and security.
In 2021, IDnow acquired the French market leader for identity technology, ARIADNEXT, and the German identity Trust Management AG, enabling IDnow to offer its customers one of the most comprehensive identification solutions through a single platform and integrated.
The company has offices in Germany, United Kingdom, FranceAND Dubai and is backed by well-known institutional investors, including Corsair Capital and Seventure Partners. Its portfolio of over 900 international clients spans a wide range of industries and includes major international players such as Western Union, UBS, Sixt and Munich Re, as well as digital champions such as N26, Solarisbank, wefox and Tier mobility.
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