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Baggage handling: The secret life of luggage through the airport

It has been a busy few years for baggage. Resolution…

6 March 2019 | By

It has been a busy few years for baggage. Resolution 753, which introduced baggage tracking as a common industry capability, came into effect on 1 June 2018. The run up to its introduction involved a lot of work ensuring that airlines and airports were aware of the new tracking requirements.…

Baggage Handling In-Depth Focus 2018

With passenger numbers continuing on their exponential increase, the baggage…

19 December 2018 | By

With passenger numbers continuing on their exponential increase, the baggage that these passengers carry is expected to increase at the same rate. To deal with such pressure on the current system, the industry must develop. From the checking-in of baggage off-airport, to autonomous processing systems, baggage handling must adapt, just…

Delta improves baggage performance and experience with RFID

Delta Air Lines has one of the largest and most…

18 January 2017 | By

Delta Air Lines has one of the largest and most complex transportation networks in the world, with 180 million passengers annually. Delta’s customers trust the airline with the responsibility of transporting their 120 million collective bags, which generate over two billion tracking points. Bill Lentsch, Senior Vice President of Airport…

Baggage Handling supplement 2015

In this Baggage Handling supplement: IATA’s keeping baggage on track,…

22 September 2015 | By Andrew Price, Heini Noronen-Juhola, Christian Noack

In this Baggage Handling supplement: IATA’s keeping baggage on track, Finavia speeds up air travel with the latest technology; The physically demanding field of ground handling...

Baggage Handling: A more efficient process

IATA’s pioneering ‘InBag’ program will help to deliver a 20…

17 June 2014 | By

IATA’s pioneering ‘InBag’ program will help to deliver a 20 per cent efficiency improvement in baggage operations. Head of Airport Operations, Andrew Price, provides an overview.

Taking aim at mishandling: IATA targets a 50% reduction in mishandled bags by 2012

Although airlines get baggage right 98% of the time, mishandling…

31 March 2009 | By Andrew Price, Head of Baggage Improvement Programme (BIP), IATA

Although airlines get baggage right 98% of the time, mishandling costs the industry US$3.8 billion every year. Between 2005 and 2007 the number of mishandled baggage increased three times faster than passenger growth. In the EU the mishandlings rose 28% while passenger growth increased by 9%. In the USA, mishandled…

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