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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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International Airport Review Issue 4 2021

17 August 2021 | By

In this jam-packed issue we feature articles from industry experts on a range of topics including: contactless technology; resilience and recovery; noise management; airport economics; digital identities; security culture; baggage operations; winter operations and also, an event review of our hugely successful Airport of the Future Online Summit which took…

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