Category Archives: Baggage Handling

‘Laptop’ Ban Won’t be Extended to European Flights

The current ban on electronic items in cabin baggage which affects flights to the US from eight countries won’t be extended to include services operating … More ››

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Gatwick Airport Chooses CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems

Smiths Detection, formerly Morpho Detection – Safran, has announced a contract with London Gatwick Airport Limited to supply and service nine high-speed CTX 9800 DSi … More ››

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Explosive Detection Systems Order for New Istanbul Airport

The management team from the New Istanbul Airport has ordered 24 MV3D Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems (EDS) from L3 Security & Detection Systems. L3’s … More ››

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Swissport Oman Starts Muscat Operations

Swissport Oman, a subsidiary of Swissport International, has announced it started its Muscat operations on April 15th, 2017. Its launch customers are flydubai and Air … More ››

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Prague Airport Enhances Checked Bag Explosives Checks

Prague Airport (IATA: PRG) has announced it is to introduce swab checks for trace elements of explosives inside hold baggage. As a result, from May … More ››

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Strong First Quarter Results for Finland’s Airports

Airport operator Finavia has released figures showing passenger numbers grew by 6.9%, year on year, in the first quarter of 2017. Finavia said the main … More ››

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GSE Pooling System for London Luton

London Luton Airport (IATA: LTN), Menzies and Swissport and TCR have announced an initiative which enables the collective pooling of airside equipment. The new system … More ››

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Munich’s Midfield Terminal Records 9 Million Passengers in First Year

Munich Airport’s midfield terminal will reach its first birthday on April 26th. The Terminal 2 satellite building – the first midfield terminal to be built … More ››

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Twelve Million in Twelve Months for Birmingham

Birmingham Airport, UK, (IATA: BHX) has recorded a new milestone as it broke through the 12 million passenger mark for the first time. The record … More ››

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Stuttgart Airport Presents Electric Baggage tug at the Hannover Messe

Stuttgart Airport will illustrate its environmentally friendly efforts by exhibiting a new lithium-ion battery powered baggage tug at the Hannover Messe from April 24 to … More ››

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