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Luggage on a baggage handling system conveyor beltBaggage handling is the process of transporting passenger luggage from a check-in counter at a departure airport, onto a plane cargo hold and then to a collection point at an arrival airport.

A baggage handling system (BHS) is made up of a number of different processes and checks. A BHS is designed to count bags, check weights of bags, balance loads, screen suitcases for security reasons, transport bags through an airport conveyor belt system and read bag information automatically.

Product Showcase: The rise of self-service

16 January 2019 | By

Alex Wuchte, responsible for the airport baggage handling business development for Jervis B. Webb Company of Daifuku Airport Technologies, discusses the BAGgate self-service bag drop and how the technology is revolutionising the industry.

Baggage Handling In-Depth Focus 2018

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…

Interview Spotlight: Michael Tan, President and Chairman, and Boudewijn Wellink, Interim CEO, Scarabee Aviation Group

2 November 2018 | By ,

With over 20 years’ experience in the aviation sector, Scarabee Aviation Group works closely with the world’s leading airports and airlines to develop unique, innovative passenger-centric solutions. In what is an exciting time for the airport industry, President and Chairman, Michael Tan, and Interim CEO, Boudewijn Wellink, reveal the company’s…

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