Paris. 19 May 2024. Thales is delighted to announce it has been honoured as the recipient of the Frost &
Sullivan 2024 European Company of the Year Award in the cybersecurity for airport
security category.

This recognition is a testament of Thales's unwavering commitment to providing
innovative and robust cybersecurity solutions that safeguard airport infrastructures,
networks, and systems against evolving threats, while ensuring a seamless passenger

Frost & Sullivan reserves this highly esteemed award for companies that demonstrate
market leadership through innovation and a commitment to meet evolving customer

As a trusted partner to some of the busiest airports worldwide, Thales understands the
unique needs and constraints faced by the industry. Leveraging this knowledge, Thales has
structured its airport solutions on three key pillars: smart security, passenger journey, and
operational efficiency. Through these pillars, Thales responds to the need for:

  • Increased cybersecurity: Thales's state-of-the-art technologies and extensive
    industry expertise enable airports to proactively detect, respond to, and mitigate cyber
    risks in real time.
  • Enhanced smart security: Our trusted airport security solutions protect critical
    aviation systems by enhancing safety measures and enabling airports to detect and
    respond to potential threats more effectively.
  • Optimized operational processes: Thales's airport solutions also focus on improving
    the efficiency of airport operators. Through our Airport Operations Control Centre offer,
    operators gain access to advanced tools and functionalities that optimize resource
    allocation and streamline operational processes.
  • Improved passenger journey: Thales recognizes the importance of a positive and
    enjoyable travel experience for passengers, empowering them with an intuitive and convenient biometric-enabled pathway that allows seamless identity verification and
    authentication at security checkpoints throughout the airport.

Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award
By receiving this prestigious accolade from Frost & Sullivan, Thales reaffirms its position as
a global leader and trusted partner in protecting the future of air travel. We extend our
gratitude to Frost & Sullivan for this significant recognition and express our appreciation to
our employees, customers, and partners for their continuous support and trust.

At Thales, we remain dedicated to constant innovation and collaboration with our partners to
ensure the highest level of security for airports and passengers across the globe.