Airports Authority of India has started the rollout of the new baggage management system, which will be introduced at all 38 of its airports.
Domestic and international travellers flying with American Airlines can now track their bags in real time via a dedicated page on the carrier’s website.
Airport Authority Hong Kong has signed an agreement with Rockwell Collins for the installation of 120 of Type22’s common use self-service bag drop units.
RIMOWA Electronic Tag is the first fully integrated mobility solution for luggage and features an embedded digital bag tag.
An industry insider tells FTE that permanent electronic bag tags will be commonplace within 12 months and could pave the way for a digital passenger smartcard.
Passengers arriving at or departing from Gatwick Airport can make use of the AirPortr luggage delivery service, which is designed to offer “luggage freedom”.
High uptake of self-service bag drop has convinced Geneva Airport to install three additional units, which can be used by seven airlines’ passengers.
All Nippon Airways (ANA) has launched self-service bag drop in Terminal 2 at Haneda Airport – the first such implementation at a Japanese airport.