JetBlue Airways Selects Morpho’s MobileTrace for Enhanced Passenger Screening
WILMINGTON, Mass. – April 10, 2014 – Morpho (Safran), through its subsidiary Morpho Detection, today announced a contract with JetBlue Airways for 14 handheld MobileTrace® explosive trace detectors (ETD). Under terms of the contract, MobileTrace will be deployed this year to meet enhanced U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) passenger screening mandates for U.S.-bound flights from select JetBlue global locations. A powerful, user-friendly handheld, MobileTrace can simultaneously detect residue from explosives and narcotics in seconds on skin, clothing, parcels, bags, cargo, vehicles and other surfaces. "Morpho thanks JetBlue for recognizing the operational and detection capabilities of MobileTrace by selecting it to protect travelers," said Karen Bomba, president and CEO, Morpho Detection. "MobileTrace reflects Morpho's commitment to developing solutions that give airlines and airports the capabilities and mobility needed to protect travelers while planning for expansion and future security mandates." "Working with Morpho Detection has helped us upgrade our screening capabilities and maintain TSA compliance without impacting the customer experience," said Ken Maxwell, Vice President of Corporate Security, JetBlue Airways. For more information on Morpho's detection products, visit www.morpho.com/detection.
Morpho, a high-technology company of Safran, is a global leader in security solutions. The company employs more than 8,400 people in 40 countries and reported revenues of 1.5 billion euros in 2013. Morpho's unique expertise lies in providing cutting edge security solutions for government identity, public security, critical infrastructure, transportation and business markets. Morpho is the world leader in multibiometric identification technologies, biometric identity documents, Automated Biometric Identification Systems (ABIS) and Explosives Detection Systems (EDS). It is one of the leading suppliers of SIM cards, smart cards, trace detection equipment and gaming terminals. With systems operating in more than 100 countries, Morpho's solutions simplify and secure the lives of people around the world.
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About Morpho Detection
Morpho Detection, part of Morpho, Safran's (PAR: SAF) security business, is a leading supplier of explosives and narcotics and chemical, radiological, and nuclear detection systems for government, military, air and ground transportation, first responder, critical infrastructure and other high-risk organizations. Morpho Detection integrates computed tomography, Raman spectroscopy, trace (ITMS™), mass spectrometry, X-ray and X-ray Diffraction technologies into solutions that can make security activities more accurate, productive and efficient. Morpho Detection's solutions are deployed to help protect people and property the world over. Morpho Detection, LLC