London-based technology company Zamna is announcing a pilot of its patented digital intelligence system with the Canadian airline WestJet, across select international flight routes between the UK and Canada.
The pilot program, which will start in July, will initially focus on enhancing the travel documentation verification experience of WestJet guests flying on routes between YYC Calgary International Airport and London Heathrow, and between Toronto Pearson International Airport and London Gatwick.
The pilot program will:
- Use Zamna’s highly secure, GDPR and PIPEDA-compliant technology to verify thousands of passengers’ data before they arrive at the airport, allowing WestJet to instantly confirm that the identity and vaccine data provided by each passenger is compliant with all travel regulatory requirements
- Provide peace of mind and assurance for WestJet guests — before they arrive at the airport — that their travel documentation has been verified and accepted against a live checklist
- Improve pre-flight check-in processes by increasing digital efficiencies and promoting a more seamless experience for guests
- Remove the need for WestJet guests to provide additional documentation when they arrive at the airport
- Implement enhancements across WestJet’s primary digital and website solutions, powered by Zamna’s invisible technology
Irra Ariella Khi, CEO of Zamna, explains, “Everyday, airlines must process and verify their passengers’ passports, visas, and health data — and check it against constantly shifting regulatory travel requirements, which differ from destination to destination. WestJet — with their admirable commitment to providing the best possible guest experience — are very much leading the way in North America by leveraging the technology that already exists to solve such problems.
“At Zamna, we believe the very cornerstone of all international travel is the passport – a document recognized across the globe and the…