Category Archives: Baggage Handling

Self-service Bag-drop for Bristol

A trial of self-service bag drop technology commenced at Bristol Airport (BRS) on Wednesday 12 July 2017, saving time for passengers flying with easyJet. The … More ››

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Masterplan Unveiled for new Costa Rican International Airport

Mott MacDonald has delivered the masterplan for a new US$3.5 billion international airport in Alajuela, Orotina, Costa Rica to the Centro American Corporation of Air … More ››

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Vienna Airport and Austrian Airlines Extend Ground Handling Cooperation

Flughafen Wien AG, the operating company of Vienna Airport, and Austrian Airlines, are extending their contract for ground handling services. The two companies say the … More ››

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Four Airlines Removed From ‘Laptop Ban’

The US authorities have removed four airlines from its ‘Laptop ban’ list. Back in March, the US banned all electronic items larger than a smart … More ››

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Munich’s Half-year Passenger Total Tops 20 million for the First Time

Over the first six months of 2017, Munich Airport posted the best half-yearly figures in its history: with the 21 million passengers handled during that … More ››

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US Requires Enhanced Screening to Replace ‘Laptop Ban’

On June 28 the US Homeland Security Secretary, John Kelly, announced heightened security measures for foreign flights arriving in the United States. The US authorities … More ››

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Fraport Announces Operational Readiness Project for Bahrain Airport

Fraport AG Frankfurt Airport Services Worldwide has announced a multi-year project to provide Operational Readiness and Airport Transfer (ORAT) consulting services for the new passenger … More ››

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Students Tasked With Designing the Airport Terminal of the Future

Fentress Architects, based in Denver, Colorado, has announced its 2017 Fentress Global Challenge, an international design competition for young and student architects. As in years … More ››

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‘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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