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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.

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A day in the life of seamless travel – the next chapter of modern aviation

24 September 2019 | By Vision-Box

ABOUT THIS WEBINAR Seamless travel is connecting travellers to airports, airlines and governments in a manner that is transforming the experience inside and outside the airport ecosystem. Industry initiatives including, One-ID and Known Traveller Digital Identity systems (KTDI), are leading the way in reshaping and transforming the traveller experience by…

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RFID and modern baggage messaging: Where we are and what to expect in 2020

31 July 2019 | By International Air Transport Association (IATA)

To conclude IATA’s 2019 webinar series dedicated to baggage tracking, RFID and modern baggage messaging, this last session will focus on where the industry is at and what can be expected as we move towards 2020. Participants will hear an overview of the important milestones achieved in 2019, which notably…

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Modern baggage messaging standards

30 July 2019 | By International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Following on from the first two webinars of this series - which introduced the IATA RFID priority and highlighted some successful deployments - this session will cover the messaging aspect as baggage is moved according to messages that are sent from the airline Departure Control System (DCS) to the baggage…

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Passenger experience: Delta, pioneering a seamless experience

20 July 2019 | By

In December 2018, Delta – in partnership with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and the Transportation Security Administration – unveiled the first biometric terminal in the United States. In a growing world that’s getting increasingly complicated, airports and airlines are turning to technology to streamline…

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Baggage handling: Enhancing the passenger experience

17 July 2019 | By

Aruba Airport Authority N.V. (AAA), the company that manages and operates Queen Beatrix International Airport (Aruba Airport), is on the forefront of a highly needed expansion and modernisation project, namely the Gateway 2030 Project. Baggage Handling Systems (BHS) Manager, Julian Chung, reveals how the project’s new BHS is set to…

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