Category Archives: Baggage Handling

Halifax Stanfield Makes Airport History

Halifax Stanfield International Airport is the first airport in North America to offer self-serve baggage drop for all passengers. “This new, fully automated, self-serve baggage … More ››

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Siemens Wins Heathrow Design, supply and Integration Contract

A design, supply and integration contract to produce a new integrated baggage traffic system for Heathrow Airport Terminal 3 IB Project (T3 IB) has been … More ››

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Airport Security Focuses Upon Electronic Items

Following last week’s announcements concerning enhanced security checks for US flights, electronic devices are to be subjected to extra security.  The move follows US demands … More ››

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Swissport to Sell its Ground Handling Activities in France

Swissport France Holding SAS and Servisair SAS, both part of the Swissport Group, has announced the intention to sell its ground handling activities in France … More ››

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Manston’s Airport Equipment to be Auctioned

Equipment and infrastructure from the recently-closed Manston Airport in Kent will be sold by auction on July 30-31. The equipment listed for sale by auctioneer … More ››

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London Luton Airport Embarks on £100m Transformation

  Final planning consent has been given for a £100m (US$172m) development of London Luton Airport.  The airport says, will enable it to become a: … More ››

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Edinburgh Airport Introduces State-of-the-art Bag Drop Facility

Passengers at Edinburgh Airport will now have the chance to use the UK’s first multi-airline bag drop facility – speeding up the check-in process and … More ››

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BEUMER Group Wins Heathrow T4 Arrivals Baggage Contract

The BEUMER Group UK has been awarded a contract by VINCI Construction UK to design, supply and install the arrivals baggage handling system for London … More ››

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Crisplant Awarded Vagar Baggage Contract

Crisplant – part of the BEUMER Group – has been awarded the contract to design, manufacture and install the baggage handling system in the new … More ››

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British Airways Trials Digital Bag Tags

Customers travelling with British Airways through London Heathrow’s Terminal 5 have begun to test the personalised digital bag tag being developed by the airline. Employees … More ››

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