Thanks to “Leo”, bags are collected, checked in, transported and loaded onto the correct flight without ever having to enter the terminal building.
FTE spoke to easyJet’s Sophie Dekkers and Gatwick Airport’s Guy Stephenson about the passenger experience implications of the new bag drop zone in North Terminal.
From self-service bag drop to a single passenger token, Hamad International Airport is embracing new technology to create a seamless “smart airport”.
Hong Kong Airlines has revealed that it will introduce six self-service bag drop machines at Hong Kong International Airport.
FTE takes a look at a variety of solutions, ranging from offsite self-tagging and wayfinding apps to single biometric tokens and autonomous transportation.
Lufthansa has confirmed that the official rollout of the RIMOWA Electronic Tag will begin on 14 March following successful tests with customers.
John Whittaker, Air New Zealand’s Group General Manager Airports, talks to FTE about the airline’s biometric bag drop and electronic bag tag plans.
Lufthansa’s Dr. Björn Becker tells FTE about the carrier’s plans to launch touchless bag drop and various other services to improve passengers’ baggage experience.
FTE speaks to SITA, Rockwell Collins, DSG Bagdrop, Materna, P5T and ICM about the future direction of self-service bag drop and the role that biometrics will play.
Five of the new bag drop units equipped with biometric cameras have been installed at Auckland Airport, and eight more will be added in early 2016.