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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.

Baggage Handling In-Depth Focus 2018

26 April 2018 | By

With global air traffic continuing to rise and airport capacity already at a premium, it’s imperative for the airport industry to utilise technology to help make operations more effectual. The baggage handling sector has seen a huge increase in automation and the result is a more efficient service that can…

Terminal Technologies In-Depth Focus 2018

26 February 2018 | By

Airports are working more than ever to ensure passengers receive a pleasant travel experience, and innovative technology is being deployed throughout many of the world’s busiest terminals to help achieve customer service excellence. This In-Depth Focus explores some recent digital and innovative developments that are helping to transform the airport…

Technology drives customer service at Halifax Stanfield International Airport

1 February 2018 | By

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is well known for its hospitality and customer service, consistently ranking among the best airports in the world. In an interview for International Airport Review, Halifax International Airport Authority’s Craig Paul, Director of Business Solutions and Information Technology, explains that the foundation of the airport’s approach…

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