Baggage Handling

Siemens Wins Chinese Contract

February 11, 2010 0

SIEMENS MOBILITY has been awarded an order from the China West Airport Group for a baggage handling system for the new third terminal (Terminal 3) at Xi’an Xianyang International Airport (XIY).  The order is worth […]

Airline Focus

100% Baggage Reconciliation In Lebanon

January 6, 2010 0

ON JANUARY 11, Middle East Airlines announced the implementation of the first ever integrated baggage management system in Lebanon.  The new set-up, provided by SITA, will reduce the level of mishandled baggage and will facilitate […]

Baggage Handling

New IE2 Motors Now Available

January 6, 2010 0

IN DECEMBER 2009, Nord Drivesystems began to supply motors that are compliant with energy efficiency class IE2 (High Efficiency) as per IEC 60034-30.  In Europe, IE2 replaces the previous EFF1 certification and will be mandatory […]

Baggage Handling

Logan Teleflex at Boryspil

January 6, 2010 0

THE UKRAINIAN state authorities have awarded a major contract to baggage handling systems (BHS) company Logan Teleflex and its local agent and partner Gate Technologies for an integrated departures check-in set-up with 100% hold baggage […]

Airports

Schiphol For Vanderlande and IBM

January 6, 2010 0

ON DECEMBER 7, 2009, Vanderlande Industries and IBM signed a contract for a new baggage handling system at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.  The new baggage handling system, known as The Backbone, is part of the airport’s […]

Airports

Vanderlande Wins Heathrow Terminal 3 Contract…

October 30, 2009 0

Terminal Three at London’s Heathrow will receive an advanced baggage handling system for 2013, designed, developed and installed by Vanderlande Industries under a contract awarded by BAA worth £71.7million (US$114m). There are 22 million passengers […]

Airports

Geneva’s New ‘Lost & Found’ Bag Kiosk

September 18, 2009 0

In August, Swissport International introduced a new self-service facility for reporting lost baggage at Geneva.  Its new Lost & Found Self-Service Kiosk, linked to the Worldtracer database, enables unfortunate travellers who find that their baggage […]

Baggage Handling

New BHS For China’s Lijiang

June 12, 2009 0

Logan KSEC has won a 9 million RMB (US$1.3m) contract for an integrated baggage handling system (BHS) for the new passenger terminal at Lijiang Airport, China. The new BHS will be designed in the UK […]

Airports

Pathfindas heading to Japan

May 8, 2009 0

Herbert Systems have secured their first Asian order of airport equipment for five extended length baggage handling Pathfindas from Japan.  This follows on from a visit by the customer’s delegates to the Herbert Systems factory […]

Airports

Jervis B Webb Awarded Dallas Contract

May 8, 2009 0

The Jervis B Webb materials handling company, a subsidiary of Daifuku Co Ltd, and has announced a contract worth approximately $16 million with Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to install a new automated in-line baggage […]