As well as seamless passenger travel, Western Sydney Airport aims for safe, reliable and smooth journeys for baggage also.
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Baggage 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.
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Before the COVID-19 pandemic began, home baggage collection was being discussed by many. Now, could one argue its case is stronger?
This whitepaper looks at the use cases, options and issues surrounding the modernisation of wireless communications for both passenger and operations.
By working with suppliers to develop an innovative baggage handling system, Oslo Airport and Avinor intend to improve efficiency and competitiveness.
Borry Vrieling, Founder and Managing Director of eezeetags, details how a post-coronavirus world will further require a developed self-service journey.
Ben Cordingley, Head of Baggage and Commercial Operations at Gatwick Airport, discusses the challenges of replacing 27 hold baggage screening machines while still processing 50,000 bags a day.
With the capability to handle nearly 450 bags per hour, DFW decided to test an autonomous solution to help improve the experience of passengers transferring from international flights.
A sustainable, cost-efficient, customer-centric baggage operation is achievable, if the industry is willing to openly collaborate, discusses Andrew Price, Head of Global Baggage Operations at IATA.
Since beginning operation in 1910, Southampton Airport has been a consistent aviation pioneer, and has now shifted its focus to the development of sustainable operations.
Hong Kong International Airport’s Terminal 1 extension is the latest milestone in the airport’s on-going mission to meet and exceed passenger expectations, details Vivian Cheung Kar-fay, Executive Director of Airport Operations at AAHK.
A new addition to the Tom Bradley International Terminal will speed up the processing of passengers, and could be enhanced by biometrics in the future.