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Birmingham Airport deploys ESP’s eScan solution


We are pleased to announce that one of our long-standing customers, Birmingham Airport, has decided to implement ESP’s cutting-edge eScan solution to improve the efficiency of its security and check-in services. We will deploy eScan across 10 self-scan automated barriers (where passengers can easily scan their boarding pass to be permitted into the departure gate area), and three manned desks (facilitating the airport staff’s boarding-pass checks).

ESP’s eScan solution

eScan is a passenger validation system that digitally checks the flight date, location and name on passengers’ boarding passes to control access to the departure gate area. By employing a mix of self-scan and manned barriers, Birmingham Airport can ensure that its passengers’ flight details are checked quickly, easily and accurately at all times – removing any unnecessary delays, improving security and alleviating stress from busy airport staff.

As well as implementing our eScan solution, Birmingham Airport is working with ESP on other airport solutions, such as deploying tracking points around the airport to gather data about queue times and providing security staff with mobile eScan scanners to enhance the airport’s tracking and security efforts. We are also going to integrate eScan with Flybe’s departure control system to further streamline the airline’s passenger validation processes.

ESP’s specialist airport solutions

We know the aviation industry inside-out, which is why we have developed an innovative suite of low-cost, high-performance IT solutions for airports, airlines and other aviation-related businesses. All our solutions are bespoke, which makes them ideal for organisations of all sizes, including regional airports and private charter companies. As well as eScan, we offer an eDCS, eDesktop, esp Weight & Balance, payment solutions and more.

To find out more about eScan, our suite of airport solutions or our work with Birmingham Airport, contact us at ESP today.

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