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Paris CDG launches self-service bag drop trial


Paris CDG launches self-service bag drop trial

Four Scan&Fly units will be trialled for three months in Paris Charles de Gaulle’s Terminal 2E.

Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) Airport will soon start a three-month trial of Scan&Fly self-bag drop units, which allow passengers to drop off their own bag without assistance from an airline agent.

The bag drop units, which are supplied by Type22 and can be retrofitted into existing check-in desks, will be available to Air France passengers flying from Terminal 2E.

For Aéroports de Paris (AdP), owner and operator of Paris CDG, and Air France, the aim of the trial is to test the processing speed and overall reliability of the Scan&Fly units. The trial is expected to start in March and FTE will keep you posted on how the units perform during the trial.

AdP has previously trialled self-service bag drop at Paris-Orly Airport alongside ALSTEF.

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam

FTE Europe 2016 will take place at RAI Amsterdam from 25-26 April 2016.

Prepare for the passenger experience of 2025 at FTE Europe 2016, 25-26 April, Amsterdam

Future Travel Experience Europe 2016 (25-26 April, RAI Amsterdam) will be the region’s most forward-thinking passenger experience event this year, thanks to the ‘Passenger Experience 2025’ theme, inspirational keynote addresses by Philips Head of Design Pierre-Yves Panis and SkyTeam CEO Perry Cantarutti, two unique conference agendas, an Air France-KLM Innovation Symposium, the Co-creation Forum Europe, the FTE Bag Drop Symposium, an end-to-end exhibition and a social agenda based around the world famous King’s Day celebrations.

Senior figures from the likes of Google, IATA, easyJet, CitizenM, Vueling, daa, Air France-KLM, Schiphol Group, Ryanair, Gatwick Airport, Finavia, Lufthansa, Air New Zealand and Swedavia will address delegates in the ‘On the Ground’ conference, providing an unmatched learning environment. Each of these leading industry experts will share their passenger experience visions and outline how they are planning to leverage new and emerging technologies, ranging from artificial intelligence and robotics, to biometric technology and mobile-enabled digital personalisation, to improve the passenger experience and enhance operational efficiency.

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