Advanced Passenger Screening (APS) is a copyright-protected, proprietary stand-alone rule engine that performs pre-screening of passengers based on several sources of information.

APS operates in a secure environment; it strictly maintains passenger privacy and confidentiality in full compliance with requirements issued by regulators in the US, Europe, and other countries. 

APS, based on the profiling system developed by I-SEC and adopted by the TSA/FAA, allows focusing security resources on a small number of passengers who are not classified by the system as posing ”low-risk”. These selected individuals then undergo more thorough security screening. APS was initially introduced in 1997 at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. APS processes dozens of flights daily and is operated under license by numerous major American airlines and other carriers, as well as by security companies around the world. 


  • Enhanced security
  • Accelerated passenger handling at check-in
  • Reduced risk of departure delays
  • Improved customer service
  • Ability of airlines to carry out analyses in advance in order to focus security attention where it is most needed
  • Early indication of load factor, allowing users to allocate the correct number of agents required