Morpho of Safran and Bahrain Airport Agree on Aviation Security Cooperation
Sunday, 23 June 2013
(From left to right) Waleed Fakhro, Manager – Aviation Marketing of Bahrain Airport Company, and Jean-Paul Jainksy, Chairman and CEO of Morpho, during the signing ceremony that took place in the Kingdom of Bahrain pavilion at Paris Airshow 2013.
Paris, Morpho (Safran) has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bahrain Airport Company (BAC) for cooperation in the field of aviation security. 

The agreement was signed by the chairman and chief executive officer of Morpho, Jean-Paul Jainksy, and Waleed Fakhro, manager,  aviation marketing of BAC on Tuesday, June 18 2013.

The memorandum sets the framework of a two-phase project involving Morpho’s participation in the 2014 Bahrain Air Show and the operational testing and evaluation of MorphoPASS by Bahrain Airport Company.

Under the terms of the agreement, Morpho will participate in the 2014 Bahrain Air Show during which the company will showcase a selection of security solutions. 

The second phase of the project involves the deployment of a six-month pilot program for the operational testing and evaluation of MorphoPASS, Morpho’s airport checkpoint solution, at Bahrain International Airport.

Mohamed Yousif Al Binfalah, chief executive officer of Bahrain Airport Company, said: "Bahrain Airport Company is proud to work closely with Morpho to demonstrate their latest aviation security solution MorphoPASS at Bahrain International Airport. This pilot project demonstrates our commitment to consider leading edge security solutions that can further the safety and security measures at Bahrain International Airport.

"We are also happy to see that MorphoPASS will be showcased through the highly anticipated 2014 Bahrain Airshow which will be held next January."

Jean-Paul Jainsky, chairman and chief executive officer of Morpho, added: "We are honored by this opportunity to collaborate with Bahrain transport authorities in heightening security and facilitation at Bahrain International Airport.

"After unveiling MorphoPass at the Paris Air Show, we are particularly proud to announce this first trial of the solution. With solutions deployed at major airports throughout the world, Morpho constantly innovates to help meet aviation security's toughest challenges."