Baggage Handling In-Depth Focus 2017
Lost and mishandled baggage is a continued fear of many passengers, and although huge improvements have already been made in this area, many experts believe further development is needed. But is more technology required to streamline processes, or is more time and money needed to train baggage handling staff?
- Investment in baggage systems is important, but staff are vital too
A year into his post as Gatwick Airport’s Chief Operating Officer, Chris Woodroofe shines a light on the airport’s recent investment in state-of-the-art baggage systems. Despite the increasing automation, he highlights the equally important role that airport staff play in the eternal quest to improve efficiency and performance.
- Electrical enclosures: Protecting your equipment system , process and people
There are a myriad of different processes in our airports today and one that’s critical to both passenger safety and experience is baggage handling. But how can operators optimise the service life of these systems to help ensure they are fully functional in decades to come? Christian Westwood, Industry Manager at Rittal Limited explores.
- Baggage handlers: The unsung heroes?
Ross Coppolo, Chair of the Aviation and Aerospace Group at the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) considers the health and safety challenges that baggage handlers experience and what more can be done to improve standards.
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