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NEWS Wednesday, 10 July 2019 |

Siemens to upgrade Munich Airport's baggage handling system

The baggage handling system in Munich Airport's Terminal 2 and its satellite building is to be upgraded by Siemens Logistics.

NEWS Wednesday, 26 June 2019 |

DFW commences trial of automated baggage vehicles

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has become the first US gateway to trial Vanderlande's autonomous FLEET baggage handling vehicles.

NEWS Tuesday, 25 June 2019 |

Autonomous baggage dollies enjoy successful trial at Heathrow

Autonomous vehicle specialist, Aurrigo, claims to come up with a new way of transporting luggage around airports, citing the successful trial of the world's first automomoted baggage dolly at London's Heathrow Airport as an example of just what can be achieved. 

NEWS Wednesday, 24 April 2019 |

Airlines getting better at baggage delivery

Airlines that are adding tracking at more points of the baggage journey are enjoying a huge improvement in bag delivery globally, according to the latest data from SITA.

NEWS Monday, 05 March 2018 |

Artificial intelligence to revolutionise baggage handling over next decade

The smart use of technologies such as artificial intelligence is expected to revolutionise the management of baggage over the next decade, promising to make lost luggage a thing of the past, according to a new report.

NEWS Tuesday, 12 December 2017 |

Istanbul New Airport completes installation of baggage handling system

Istanbul New Airport, the €10.2 billion gateway currently under construction in Turkey, has completed the installation of its baggage handing system.

NEWS Monday, 09 October 2017 |

New Istanbul Airport to boast SITA baggage tracking solution

Istanbul's new €10.2 billion airport will boast an innovative baggage tracking solution supplied by SITA.

NEWS Thursday, 18 May 2017 |

Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO) completes deal to acquire Vanderlande

Toyota Industries Corporation (TICO), a Japanese manufacturer of forklift trucks and the parent company of Toyota Motors, today completed its acquisition of Vanderlande.

NEWS Thursday, 04 May 2017 |

Getting better with baggage – new SITA study

It seems as if the world's airports and airlines are getting better with baggage with fewer mishandled bags than ever before, according to a new SITA study.

On the case

What’s hot in the world of airport baggage handling? Joe Bates reviews some of the latest contract awards, openings and innovations.

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