Airports

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 […]

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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 […]

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Rapiscan 620DV Achieves STAC Certification

May 22, 2013 0

Security inspection systems supplier Rapiscan Systems has announced that its 620DV AT (Dual View) advanced baggage x-ray scanner has been certified by the Service Technique de l’Aviation Civile (STAC) for liquid explosive detection systems (LEDS).  […]

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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 […]

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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.  […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Lowest Mishandled Baggage Rate in 2012

February 14, 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 […]

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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 […]

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Refurbishment of DXB’s Terminal 1 to Begin

January 14, 2013 0

Just weeks after the A380 concourse opened, Dubai International Airport (DXB) plans to start work on a major refurbishment of its Terminal 1. The refurbishment includes more efficient and streamlined baggage screening in the departures […]