The SITA 2015 Baggage Report shows that 7.3 bags per 1,000 were mishandled in 2014, with almost half due to transfer mishandling.
From embedded bag tags and smart glasses, to mood measuring digital screens and new bag drop solutions, FTE takes a closer look at some of today’s eye-catching solutions.
Air France passengers flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport’s T2E and T2F can now make use of self-service bag drop after AdP put 20 new units live.
FTE spoke to Iberia and Siemens to find out how the new self-service system differs to other solutions and why they have pursued a one-step process.
Lorenzo Lo Presti, CEO, Aeroporti di Roma discusses how self-service and mobile developments can help the operator enhance the end-to-end travel experience.
IATA has recognised the efforts of Hawaiian Airlines to use self-service solutions to improve and expedite the travel experience for its passengers.
Qatar Airways passengers who are staying at The Airport Hotel at Hamad International Airport can check-in their bags 12 hours before their departure time.
Travellers flying from Göteborg Landvetter Airport will be able to make use of new self-service bag drops after the airport placed an order for 12 units.
Beijing Capital International Airport has chosen SITA’s common-use passenger processing technology, AirportConnect Open, for implementation in Terminals 2 and 3. SITA is also working with the airport to investigate how both kiosks and self-bag drop can support the management of its passengers.