ANNAPOLIS, MD., July 28, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To Help Passengers Manage Test Requirements Governments Reopen Borders Safely and Restart International Air Travel, Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies Company (NYSE: RTX) , partners with the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to support its digital health platform Travel Pass. The IATA Travel Pass allows passengers to store, share and manage verified test results and information that may be needed to travel to other countries.
Collins Aerospace to Help Integrate IATA Travel Pass Platform into Airline Passenger Management Systems Using Company TransAction™ solution, which enables the safe and secure exchange of passenger data between airlines and the IATA Travel Pass mobile application. TransAction is already used by airlines around the world to share information about passenger journeys.
“More than half of the world’s borders have some sort of travel restriction in place, but we see the rollout of vaccinations and enhanced testing as positive steps towards restoring passenger confidence in air travel.” , said LeAnn Ridgeway, vice president and general manager of information management services and head of the Redefining Air Travel working group at Collins Aerospace. “With the use of Collins Aerospace technology, Travel Pass will verify the secure flow of information necessary to give governments the confidence to reopen their borders.”
“The restart of the industry is becoming a reality supported by IATA Travel Pass. Collins has adopted the solution and is helping airlines accelerate its adoption by providing a tool to seamlessly and securely integrate airline passenger management systems with Travel Pass to allow travelers to upload their flight details to the application, ”said Nick Careen, IATA senior vice president for operations, safety and security.
More than 60 airlines have already signed up to use the IATA Travel Pass system, which is already operational. For a list of publicly announced participating airlines and instructions on using the Travel Pass mobile apps, visit www.iata.org/en/programs/passenger/travel-pass/.
About Collins Aerospace
Collins Aerospace Systems, a unit of Raytheon Technologies Corp. (NYSE: RTX), is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Established in 2018 by bringing together UTC Aerospace Systems and Rockwell Collins, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and meet the demands of a rapidly changing global market. . For more information, visit CollinsAerospace.com.
About Raytheon Technologies
Raytheon Technologies Corporation is an aerospace and defense company providing advanced systems and services to commercial, military and government customers around the world. With four industry-leading companies (Collins Aerospace, Pratt & Whitney, Raytheon Intelligence & Space and Raytheon Missiles & Defense), the company offers solutions that push the boundaries of avionics, cybersecurity, directed energy, electric propulsion, hypersonics and quantum physics. The company, formed in 2020 through the combination of Raytheon Company and the aerospace activities of United Technologies Corporation, is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
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