G4S to Headline Aviation Security Summit at Intersec 2013

Dubai - December 30, 2012

G4S, the world's leading international security solutions group, confirmed their attendance at Intersec 2013 as gold sponsors of the Aviation Security Summit scheduled for January 16 2013 that is taking place in the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

G4S Global Aviation Solutions Director, David Stockton will present on the subject of Manpower & Technology to Technology & Manpower at the summit, outlining a wide range of innovative service delivery models, from virtual check ins, to automated transfer & boarding, to integrated journey management. The session will address the opportunities and challenges behind embracing such technology practices in the world of aviation. 

"Our aviation footprint spans across 45 countries, with presence at over 120 airports and providing services to 85 of the world's leading airlines. The region with its burgeoning economy and aviation sector comprises some of our most important markets globally. Our presence at Intersec is to re-emphasize our experience and technological advanced solutions in the field and explore opportunities to share this with partners across the region," said Chris Fergus, G4S Regional Managing Director - Middle East.

"Owing to our global expertise in the sector, Aviation Security is an integral part of our UAE vision. We have been associated with the Abu Dhabi and Dubai Airports since 2008 and contribute to both these locations more than 700 of our personnel on a daily basis across various functions including customer service and boarding pass scanners. With the introduction of more local airlines and new airports, the UAE aviation sector is a headline focus for us at G4S," said Mohamed Ezeldin, Managing Director, G4S - UAE.

G4S Technology, a division of G4S and a global market leader in providing fully integrated security solutions, will be an active part of the summit for its massive implementations of EV1 Smart Card Readers across several airports including Abu Dhabi Terminal 2.

G4S is headquartered in the UK and operates in more than 120 countries and over 625,000 employees. Dubbed as the largest employer by the London Stock Exchange, G4S has an additional stock exchange listing in Copenhagen. The company services 11 countries across the Middle East by providing Manned Security Solutions, Security Systems, Cash Solutions and Facilities Management, offering a trusted service to thousands of international, regional and local customers.

G4S began its UAE venture in 1994 and today is the only security company with a complete national footprint with 11 offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Al Ain, Sharjah, Ajman, Al Fujairah, RAK, and Um-Al Quwain. With strength in excess of 10,000 employees providing services to almost all the industry sectors including government, retail, banking, shopping malls, events and airports, G4S is the UAE's leading total security solutions provider.


About G4S
G4S is the largest security services provider in the world, with operations in more than 125 countries across six continents. The Group offers a wide range of secure solutions and business processes, including secure facilities management, security consultancy, event security, secure transport services, security systems and security services to governments. G4S provides services to public, private and corporate customers. G4S plc is a FTSE 100 listed company, and is also listed on the Copenhagen Stock Exchange. In 2010, the Group had a turnover of £7.4 billion. With over 625,000 employees G4S is the largest employer on the London Stock Exchange. G4S was formed from the merger between Securicor plc and Group 4 Falck A/S's security business, which completed in July 2004.

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