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Visual Defence Joins IATA's Strategic Partnerships Programme
Category: Airport Security | Airport Security Solutions | 23/03/2011 - 03:52:49
Visual Defence Inc has announced that it has joined IATA’s Strategic Partnerships programme. Operating under the banner of VDS Airport Security (VDSAS); Visual Defence will fully participate in IATA initiatives and directly contribute to the development of solutions to industry challenges and priorities.
IATA Strategic Partnerships Programme
Since commencing operations, Visual Defence has had a strong presence in airport security and operations being a supplier of security technology and services to Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Toronto Pearson International. Over the years it has only strengthened its position by being awarded several contracts and service agreements with major international airports including the British Airport Authority (BAA), Zurich International Airport, Nassau International Airport and several others throughout Europe.
Barry Tal, CEO, Visual Defence Inc., stated, “As a system integrator and go to partner, Visual Defence understands the challenges airport authorities currently face and is well poised to offer best practise solutions and services that improve operational and cost efficiencies.”
Bill Watson, Director, VDS Airport Security added, “We are delighted to be an IATA Strategic Partner. By becoming a member of the program Visual Defence and VDS Airport Security (VDSAS) will actively improve airport security to ICAO Annex 17 standards in airports throughout the world.”
Visual Defence Inc., and VDS Airport Security look forward to working as partners with IATA to improve airport security, reduce security risks and threats while improving airport operational efficiency, reducing total costs and improving the overall passenger and cargo customer experience and efficacy.
About VDS Airport Security
VDS Airport Security (VDSAS) is focused on improving airport security around the world. We help airports become more attractive to foreign travelers by providing end to end professional services and technology that ensures that airport public safety and security meet or exceeds international standards.
IATA, the International Air Transport Association, is the internationally recognised trade association representing 95% of scheduled airline traffic. Originally founded in 1919, IATA brings together approximately 280 airlines, including the world's largest. Its mission is to represent and to serve the airline industry. The association is the primary industry forum through which Member airlines and their Partners develop global aviation standards. IATA is responsible for developing and shaping policies and practice for the conduct of air transport services within the international regulatory framework.