BEUMER Awarded Autover Contract at Nice

August 13, 2013 0

  Automated baggage handling system (BHS) supplier BEUMER Group has been awarded a contract for an ‘autover’ destination coded vehicle (DCV) baggage handling and transportation system, to be part of a major renovation to the […]

Airline Focus

Iberia Introduces MyBagTag Service

July 10, 2013 0

  Spanish flag carrier Iberia claims it is the first airline to allow passengers to download and print their own luggage tags, following the launch of its MyBagTag service. Customers checking in online can now […]


BEUMER Group Awarded Heathrow Baggage Contract

July 9, 2013 0

  BEUMER Group, including Crisplant, has been awarded the project to link the baggage handling system in London Heathrow Airport’s new Terminal 2: The Queen’s Terminal, with the existing system in Terminal 1. Working through […]

Baggage Handling

Vanderlande Sales Increase by a Third

June 27, 2013 0

  Material handling system provider Vanderlande Industries achieved net sales of €741m (US$965.1m) in financial year 2013.  After remaining essentially unchanged since financial 2010, the company says the 31% increase reflects the market recovery. Order […]


Demolition Commences on Gatwick’s Pier 1

June 3, 2013 0

London Gatwick commenced demolition of its second oldest pier, Pier 1, on Friday (May 31), as part of its £1.2 billion (US$1.8bn) transformation. In partnership with Vinci Construction UK, the new design aims to deliver […]


Crisplant Completes Phase 1 of BHS at El Dorado

April 10, 2013 0

Automated baggage handling systems supplier Crisplant has completed the first phase of contract for the design, manufacture and integration of energy-efficient, high-speed automated baggage handling systems (BHS) for the new international and domestic terminals at […]


Narita International Selects Morpho Baggage Screening

March 7, 2013 0

Japan’s Narita International Airport has purchased 13 high-speed CTX 9800 DSi explosives detection systems (EDS) for hold baggage screening from Morpho Detection. The systems are certified by the US Transportation Security Administration and are capable […]


An EBS for IST

February 25, 2013 0

Baggage handling systems specialist ALSTEF has won a new contract to provide an early bag store for TAV at Istanbul’s Atatürk Airport.  Tom Allett discovers the challenges for its creators.   Airport security screening checks […]


Hongqiao Reaches Potential

February 25, 2013 0

Tom Allett spoke to Hans de Jonge from Vanderlande about the development of Shanghai’s Hongqiao Airport.   Shanghai is China’s largest city by population and is also a huge cog in the country’s business engine.  […]


A Greener Future

February 25, 2013 0

Heidi Klit, Marketing Coordinator for Crisplant AS, explains how Nanjing, a city with eco-friendly ambitions has chosen a greener baggage handling system for a new airport terminal.   Nanjing – literally ‘southern capital’ – is […]