Baggage Handling


Self-service Bag-drop for Bristol

Self Service Bag Drop

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 ››

Masterplan Unveiled for new Costa Rican International Airport

New Costa Rica 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 ››

Four Airlines Removed From ‘Laptop Ban’

The US authorities have lifted the ban on electrical items being carried in the cabin of US-bound flights  operated by Etihad, Emirates, Qatar Airways and Turkish Airlines.  (Photo: Airbus)

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 ››

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

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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 ››

US Requires Enhanced Screening to Replace ‘Laptop Ban’

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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 ››

Fraport Announces Operational Readiness Project for Bahrain Airport

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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 ››

Students Tasked With Designing the Airport Terminal of the Future

The 2016 Winning Entry, Airport Under The Forset Park, Shanghai, China.  Xingqiao Li, Fang Yu and Que Wang Xi’An, University of Architecture and Technology, Xi’An, China.

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 ››

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

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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 ››

Gatwick Airport Chooses CTX 9800 Hold Baggage Explosives Detection Systems

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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 ››

Explosive Detection Systems Order for New Istanbul Airport

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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 ››