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How do I conduct accreditation checks?

From the 1st January 2022 all applications for airport identity cards and crew identity cards to allow access to the critical part of a UK airport will require an accreditation check. This is in addition to the existing background checks already required on these applications. What are accreditation checks? A new higher level of security […]

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What are accreditation checks and why do I need to do them?

From 1st January 2022, enhanced background checks will become a mandatory regulation in order to obtain Airside passes at UK airports. Enhanced background checks include a standard background check, plus an Accreditation check performed by the UK Government, and must be conducted on anyone going airside unescorted at a UK airport. What is included in […]

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The IDGateway team are delighted to welcome Cornwall Airport Newquay into the AirportGateway family this Summer!

Amidst a pandemic, Cornwall Airport Newquay was determined to ensure that security did not fall by the wayside, as the seaside airport becomes the 29th to implement AirportGateway!! Since transitioning to a fully civilian airport in 2006, there has been a steady increase in passenger numbers. 2019 saw the introduction of new airline partner, SAS, […]

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Making AirportGateway part of your ID Centre’s business continuity plan: Lessons from the Coronavirus pandemic.

In March, when borders started shutting due to the Coronavirus pandemic, we found ourselves in a ‘drop everything’ situation, with airports having no time to build a business continuity plan for their ID Centre. Given the rapid spread of the virus, updates evolved rapidly around what workplaces should and should not be doing. However, as […]

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AirportGateway goes International within 14 airports across New Zealand.

Proving that technology has no borders, ID security software pioneers IDGateway, are delighted to have successfully launched their AirportGateway ID pass management platform with the New Zealand Aviation Security Service at their airports in New Zealand. This oversees partnership is testament to the determination and values of both the New Zealand Aviation Security Service and […]

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