Baggage Handling

The Baggage BBIT

January 6, 2010 0

Sandra Pittner from Siemens’ Mobility division explains how the company has achieved green and efficient baggage handling through its Baggage Base IT. IT is the ‘brain’ behind any baggage handling system.  This is where bag […]

Baggage Handling

TLD in China

December 3, 2009 0

Tom Allett spoke to TLD’s CEO Jean Marie Fulconis about his company’s expansion in China. TLD has long been associated with producing GSE items on more than one continent, but its recent expansion in China […]

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 […]

Baggage Handling

The Future for Baggage Handling

October 30, 2009 0

The latest generation of sorters is setting new benchmarks for baggage handling systems, as Crisplant’s Johan Rajczyk explains. New technologies introduced with the latest generation of baggage sorters are providing a vision for the baggage-handling […]

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 […]

Airports

Follow the Barcode

July 24, 2009 0

Carroll McCormick explains how baggage and passenger processing at Trudeau Airport’s new transborder departures sector will be barcode-driven. Expected to open in August 2009, the transborder departures sector has been designed from scratch for a […]

Airports

Deep in the Heart of Texas

July 24, 2009 0

James Hanna, Business Development Manager for Vanderlande Industries, highlights the baggage handling work in progress at San Antonio. San Antonio International Airport is in the midst of infrastructure modifications and its passengers will be enjoying […]

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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 […]