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Departure Control System

The Aptaero Departure Control System is trusted by airlines, airports and ground handlers around the world to process the entire airport operation for passenger handling. From check-in, APIS capture & submission and selling of services to boarding and post flight messaging, Aptaero’s DCS has you covered.


Passenger Handling, Simplified.

Streamlining passenger check in and their airport experience has never been easier.  The Aptaero platform enables fast, reliable and robust passenger handling capabilities that delight both passengers and agents.

The Departure Control System (DCS) is the core of the Aptaero platform, managing the entire passenger experience through the airport journey. Designed from the ground up, our solution was developed for charter airlines, low-cost carriers, ground handlers and airports to help streamline the passenger handling process.

A Departure from Legacy DCS’s

The Aptaero DCS is rich in capabilities to provide you with a comprehensive system for all of your airport passenger handling needs. New features are constantly being added to the platform.  These are primarily driven from customer feedback, industry trends, changes in regulations, and optimization of performance.

Our deployment method and continuous upgrade cycle allows you to leverage new technologies on the fore front of passenger experience and industry trends without needing to “redeploy” new install packages every time an update is released.

Key System Benefits


  • Reduced training with easy to use, intuitive interface
  • Deploy on anything, including CUTE, mobile, stand alone or portable technologies
  • Fast passenger handling, from check-in to boarding
  • Maximize revenue with automatic ancillary calculations and fast payment collection
  • Worry-free APIS collection & submission, doc & health checks
  • Eliminate airport queuing through kiosk & web check-in channels
  • Save time through automation & workflows
  • Agent accountability with comprehensive audit trail and flight exception reports
  • Pax friendly features such as TSA PreCheck and mobile phone BP wallet support

Core Platform Functionality


Self Service
Pax & Crew APIS
Bag Drop


Driving increased operational efficiency

Aptaero makes it easy to have a pulse on the airport operation across the network. Save time and money with reduced training and achieve peace of mind through knowing that agents are protected from making critical errors.

  • Train agents in 1-2 hours on system usage. Comprehensive online knowledge base with how to videos and guides
  • Eliminate errors and missing data with built in protection for agents and robust security rules
  • Visibility over the entire passenger airport journey, from check-in to boarding to baggage loading and departure

Maintain visibility into your daily operations and KPIs. Real time dashboard views for network wide or airport level flights.

Connecting to what you need

Our open integration mindset gives you the data where, when and how you need it. We believe you deserve technology that is the best of its kind with seamless integration between platforms.

  • Native PSS links over web services
  • IATCI (inbound and outbound)
  • IATA Timatic AutoCheck
  • PreBuilt integrations to leading apps including WorldTracer, OAG, SkedFlex and more
  • Open API Platform for exchanging data between systems

Turn Key Deployment, World Class Support

Our team is with you every step of the journey to ensure a successful onboarding in every aspect of the operation providing a comprehensive turn key deployment. Not just during initial onboarding, but subsequent station roll outs and deployments, our world class support and onboarding team makes deploying Aptaero as easy as snapping your fingers.

  • Complete end-to-end solution: hardware, software and cloud delivery
  • Deploy into airport CUTE & CUSS environments
  • Industry leading mobile check in equipment and kits
  • 24×7 world class support, included

Contact Aptaero

With the competition always intense in the airline industry, your company needs to stay on top of the most advanced technology that streamlines operations. A more productive team of agents reduces your operating costs, while ensuring your passengers receive the highest level of service.

Contact Aptaero today to learn more about our Departure Control System.