Controlling the flow of people and goods across international borders requires governments to examine vast amounts of data and information. Traveler data is captured at various stages, and in various formats, by airlines and other service providers.
Receiving data in advance of travel is critical – it allows governments to identify high-risk individuals before they arrive at the border.
Only when data is complete, has been validated, and is stored in a usable format can governments utilize it for the enhancement of border security.
How SITA can help
Did you know?
68% of passengers want travel documents to be validated before they fly (Source: 2015 IATA global passenger survey)
SITA has been providing traveler data for border management systems for more than 14 years. We ensure governments have the right information in the right place at the right time.
SITA processes biographic and biometric data from various sources. We provide authorized users the tools to view this information. Data is handled and stored securely, ensuring it is accessed and shared in accordance with international privacy legislation and local laws.
SITA facts and figures
- Over 500 million traveler data records per year are processed using SITA’s iBorders® Information products
- 100+ airlines are connected to SITA’s iBorders® to supply traveler data to border agencies globally
We have done it for others
Mkuseli Apleni , Director General, Department of Home Affairs, South Africa
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