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General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee Selects Telos ID Designated Aviation Channeling for Employee and Contractor Background Checks

Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International Airport (MKE) has chosen Telos Identity Management Solutions, LLC (Telos® ID) to provide Transportation Security Administration (TSA)-approved Designated Aviation Channeling (DAC) services for processing aviation worker background checks.

“Mitchell Airport has a very dedicated staff in the Airport Badging Office who are diligent in ensuring that aviation workers applying for, or renewing, their airport credentials are properly and efficiently processed in concert with federal regulations,” said Airport Security Manager Michael Keegan. “Telos ID’s channeling service streamlines the airport’s ability to vet and badge each of those aviation workers with efficiency and flexibility.”

Aviation channeling services are used to submit aviation worker information to TSA to conduct background checks that are required for individuals working at U.S. commercial airports. TSA requires assessments to be conducted for all aviation workers with access to the secure areas of an airport, including baggage workers, ground maintenance workers and restaurant and retail employees.

Telos ID’s DAC service lets U.S. commercial airports more efficiently run their background check and badging operations. It meets TSA and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations for handling personally identifiable information, and as a secure Web-based solution, it allows users to securely access the system wherever they have an Internet connection. Telos ID also provides additional customer service options and more visibility and flexibility for its customers.

The growing list of customers benefiting from Telos ID’s channeling service includes Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport (AMA), Bob Hope Airport (Burbank, California) (BUR), Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI), Charleston International Airport (CHS), Yeager Airport (Charleston, W.Va.) (CRW), Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Dayton International Airport (DAY), Denver International Airport (DEN), Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), NATA Compliance Services (general aviation), Dane County Regional Airport (Madison, Wisconsin) (MSN), Oakland International Airport (OAK), T.F. Green Airport (Providence, R.I.) (PVD), Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport (PUW), Redmond Municipal Airport (RDM), Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport (MFR), Sacramento County Airport System, Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC), San Antonio International Airport (SAT), Norman Y. Mineta San José International Airport (SJC), Sarasota Bradenton International Airport (SRQ), Santa Barbara Airport (SBA), Tampa International Airport (TPA), Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (San Juan, P.R.) (SJU), and Tunica (Miss.) Airport (UTM).

About General Mitchell International Airport

General Mitchell International Airport is owned by Milwaukee County and operated by the Department of Transportation, Airport Division, under the policy direction of the Milwaukee County Executive and the County Board of Supervisors. The airport is entirely funded by user fees; no property tax dollars are used for the airport's capital improvements or for its day-to-day operation. The only airport in Wisconsin or Illinois served by all the major domestic airlines, MKE serves Wisconsin, northern Illinois and Chicago with non-stop flights to 35 cities. MKE's average fare is lower than that of 74 of the other Top 100 U.S. airports. MKE serves more than 6.5 million passengers annually and has more than 3000 badged personnel.

About Telos ID

Telos ID, a TSA-approved Designated Aviation Channeler (DAC), offers a flexible fee structure, exceptional customer service and responsive processing through secure web-based solutions, allowing the aviation industry to more efficiently run their background check and badging operations. Telos ID is among the world's leading providers of identity protection and management solutions to the Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security, and other agencies in the federal government's National Security community, as well as commercial enterprises. Telos ID solutions and services offer control of physical access to military bases, office buildings, disaster sites, and other facilities, as well as control of logical access to databases, host systems and other IT resources. Telos Corporation holds a controlling interest in Telos ID. For more information, please visit www.aviationchanneling.com.

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