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Baggage handling

 

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.

NEXTT Emerging Themes: Interactive Decision Making

19 September 2018 | By NEXTT Vision (IATA & ACI)

In the concluding part of the NEXTT Emerging Themes webinar series we considered what data is available and how it can be shared to benefit passengers, enable greater operational responsiveness and improve security.

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