Siemens Wins Baggage Contract for Kunming Changshui International Airport

Siemens Logistics has received an order to supply baggage handling and sorting technology for the Terminal 1 extension at Kunming Changshui International Airport (IATA: KMG) in China. The order includes the delivery of a VarioStore early bag store (EBS) and the latest generation of the company’s VarioTray technology. The latter consists of a tray-based conveyor line, a LineStacker to stack unused trays, and 26 TilterPlus that can discharge bags to both sides. In addition, Siemens will work closely with the general contractor Kunming Airport Logistics System Company to deliver the complete project management, engineering, design and control system.

Michael Reichle, CEO of Siemens Logistics, said: “We are proud to support the airport in expanding its capacities and further enhancing passenger convenience. “With our leading EBS and innovative tray technology, we will make a significant contribution to helping Kunming Airport cope with rising passenger numbers and increase its efficiency and competitiveness.”