Thinking Through Open Borders

Guidance Material Development


LAM LHA was selected by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to develop its new Manual on Open Borders, intended to be a comprehensive guide to using modern tools and processes for border security purposes. Harnessing LAM LHA’s wide ranging expertise on innovation in border security from technical, operational, and policy perspectives, these guidance materials will stand apart in helping airports and governments adopt more effective solutions that facilitate an improved passenger journey.


Client: IATA

Business type: Global Association

Client location: Canada

  • Project Features
  • Review of international industry and regulatory standards, and recommended practices
  • Outreach to/interviews with key stakeholders
  • Development of written Manual
  • Key Accomplishments
  • Once developed, the Manual will serve as the industry gold standard for the implementation of new capabilities in border security