Category Archives: Baggage Handling

Successful Lithium Battery Test Conducted

AmSafe Bridport says it has successfully conducted a full scale test withstanding a lithium-ion battery fire, within its certified fire containment cover (FCC) system and … More ››

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Consortium Awarded New Baggage Contract at Paris Charles de Gaulle

The Beumer Group and Alstef will install a new baggage handling system to handle checked-in luggage from the airport’s existing Terminal 2E to Satellite 3 … More ››

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Geneva Airport Expands Self Bag Drop Availability

Geneva Airport has expanded its self bag drop (SBD) facilities to further improve passenger experience and increase check-in capacity. Eighteen months after the introduction of … More ››

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Faro Signs Development Contract

On July 10, the day Faro Airport celebrates its 50th anniversary (July 10) it also signed a €32.8 million (US$36.6m) project contract for the expansion … More ››

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ICAO Confirms New E-Cigarette Restrictions

The International Civil Aviation Organization has amended the 2015-2016 edition of its Technical Instructions for the Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air (ICAO Doc … More ››

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Brisbane Receives Best Rating

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission’s (ACCC) annual Airport Monitoring Report has put Brisbane Airport (IATA: BNE) at the top of its latest ratings. The … More ››

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Tampere-Pirkkala Airport Renovation Complete

Finnish airport operator Finavia has completed the renovation of Tampere-Pirkkala airport’s Terminal 2, which serves international passengers. Travellers will be able to use the facility … More ››

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International Baggage Statistics Revealed

The 2015 edition of SITA’s annual Baggage Report was released on March 26. This comprehensive study of baggage trends and statistics documents how, despite an … More ››

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US Airport Infrastructure ‘Needs $75.7 Billion’

US airports have an estimated $75.7 billion in infrastructure investment through 2019 necessary to accommodate growth in passenger and cargo activity, rehabilitate existing facilities, and … More ››

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Baltic Ground Services Joins IATA’s Ground Handling Council

Ground handling provider Baltic Ground Services has become a member of IATA’s Ground Handling Council (IGHC). Its new status gives Baltic Ground Services the opportunity … More ››

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