Airports

Lowest Mishandled Baggage

February 25, 2013 0

The USA’s largest airlines reported their lowest rate of mishandled baggage during 2012, and set high marks for on-time performance, the fewest long tarmac delays, and a low rate of cancelled flights. According to the […]

Airports

Improved Baggage Handling at Chopin Airport

February 1, 2013 0

The average baggage delivery time at Chopin Airport, Warsaw, Poland, was reduced by more than half in 2012, following the airport’s involvement in the International Air Transport Association’s Baggage Improvement Programme (BIP). The airport was […]

Airports

Calgary: Towards 2015

January 23, 2013 0

Debbie Norton from the Napier Partnership looks at the baggage system chosen for Calgary’s International Facilities Project. Calgary International Airport in the province of Alberta, Canada, traces its roots back to 1914.  Situated in Bowness, […]

Airports

ALSTEF To Install New System at Istanbul

January 18, 2013 0

Following the design, installation and maintenance of the baggage handling system (BHS) at Istanbul Atatürk International Airport, Turkey, French company ALSTEF has been awarded the contract for the design and installation of an early bag […]

Baggage Handling

Siemens Hopes to Sell Baggage Handling Business

December 4, 2012 0

Siemens is looking to sell its baggage handling, postal and parcel sorting business. In a company statement issued on November 28, Joerg Ernst, CEO of Siemens’ Logistics and Airport Solutions Unit, said: “While the company […]

Airports

Bagging Extra Revenue

December 4, 2012 0

There’s no doubt that airports are becoming ever-more reliant on non-aeronautical revenue streams. David Elliot of The Excess Baggage Company explains that with a little lateral thinking airports can squeeze extra revenue from some unexpected […]

Airports

Sheremetyevo Outsources to Vanderlande

December 4, 2012 0

  Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow, Russia, has outsourced its operations for baggage handling in Terminal D to Vanderlande Industries. For the last two years, Vanderlande has been responsible for maintenance of the baggage handling and […]

Baggage Handling

Stavanger Reduces Queues

November 6, 2012 0

UK-based Herbert Systems has won a contract to supply six TRS Automatic Tray Return Systems to the security checkpoint at Stavanger Sola Airport in Norway. The Herbert TRS is a flexible modular system for handling […]

Airports

Heathrow Baggage Handling IT Contract

August 7, 2012 0

BEUMER Group UK and Crisplant have been awarded a baggage handling IT project for London-Heathrow Airport’s flagship Eastern Campus Development programme, which involves the redevelopment of Terminal 2 as well as eventual integration with Terminal […]

Baggage Handling

Baltimore’s Baggage Upgrade

August 7, 2012 0

Carroll McCormick reports on the optimisation of Southwest Airlines’ baggage handling system at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. After Southwest Airlines (SWA) acquired AirTran in 2011, the airline’s checked baggage inspection system (CBIS) at Baltimore/Washington […]