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.
IATA has released an optimum size guideline for carry-on bags, which it is hoped will help to end confusion and frustration among passengers.
Finnish airport operator Finavia has introduced self-service bag drop at Turku Airport, following recent implementations at Helsinki and Oulu airports.
A new self-service bag drop system has gone live at Incheon Airport and can initially be used by passengers flying with Asiana Airlines and Korean Air.
Etihad Airways has invested in a baggage tracking system, ensuring it is well prepared for IATA’s Resolution 753, which will come into effect in June 2018.
This week saw the launch of the DS BAGTAG – a new electronic, permanent bag tag – as airlines weigh up the benefits of moving away from traditional paper tags.