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Airport and SafeScore launch high tech plan

Ne deal takes off: CEO of Kerry Airport Ireland, John Mulhern, (right) with SafeScore CEO, Nicholas Gorman

KERRY Airport Ireland has teamed-up with Killorglin RDI Hub-based company SafeScore to become the world’s first airport to provide passengers with tailored and reliable information to effortlessly track country entry requirements.

By clicking on the important travel documentation icon on www.KerryAirport.ie passengers will quickly find details of the testing, Covid-19 travel documents and quarantine requirements as well as the vaccine acceptance in destination countries.

CEO of Kerry Airport Ireland, John Mulhern, said unlike other airports and indeed airlines, the facility in Farranfore has experienced good volumes of passenger traffic since the restrictions were eased in July.

“This is a welcome development, however, one of the biggest disruptors to the recovery of the travel industry has been a lack of clearly communicated data within countries and between countries.

At the height of the pandemic, Kerry Airport supported emergency air services and maintained the vital connection with Dublin for frontline staff

“We are proud to partner with SafeScore, a local company, to bring the latest Covid-19 information to our passengers,” he said.

SafeScore was founded in 2020 to solve problems experienced by passengers when travelling the globe.The company’s solution allows travel providers to reduce the strain on both themselves and their customers.

SafeScore CEO, Nicholas Gorman, said it’s great to see Kerry Airport embracing the technology.

“We have all the data airports and airlines need to ensure smoother transitions and improve the customer experience. Some of the important data points we include are child PCR testing ages, locator form information and specific vaccine requirements,” he explained.

“We are origin and destination-specific, so we tailor our data according to the routes required. Our database is a one-stop-shop for information on global travel restrictions and requirements,” Mr Gorman added.

Throughout the height of the pandemic, Kerry Airport supported emergency air services and maintained the vital connection with Dublin for frontline staff and essential journeys, including those who must travel for healthcare treatments such as cancer care.