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The industry forum where the future of baggage handling will be defined

The FTE Baggage Innovation Working Group

The FTE Baggage Innovation Working Group (BIWG) brings together the most innovative and progressive baggage supply chain companies, airlines, and airports from across the industry to provide a unique platform for cooperation and industry advancement. It is the platform for developing new techniques, technologies, and business models to deliver tangible change in the baggage sector. Our members regularly come together to learn from one another and collaborate on game-changing proof of concepts (POCs) to reduce costs, improve passenger experience, and test innovations.

It is a genuinely engaged community and the industry’s best learning and networking platform for those serious about baggage. Our Captains from Southwest Airlines, Avinor, Air Canada & Greater Toronto Airports Authority are senior figures who manage busy operations. They are paired with the highly respected Samuel Ingalls and Darin Juby to moderate and lead our discussions.

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Membership Types & Benefits:

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Choose the membership options that are best for you

BIWG Partner Membership Benefits Include:

  • Access to In-Person FTE BIWG meetings around FTE shows in Dublin, Las Vegas & Singapore
  • Access to special events such as visiting live POC locations
  • Access to Virtual FTE BIWG meetings every 6 weeks, and the recordings of those meetings
  • Access to the BIWG WhatsApp member group where insights and views are shared daily
  • Access to news on major new baggage projects, and the approaches they are taking
  • Learn what challenges really matter to the industry – sharpen your insight into business needs and better understand your customers
  • Exclusive articles and thought leadership pieces for our membership, which summarise industry trends and developments
  • Discounts on FTE event passes and early offerings of exhibition opportunities
  • Official materials for members to showcase their involvement
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BIWG Airport Lab Network Partner Benefits Include:

  • Access to an online collaboration environment – a managed space where companies can work together to deliver proofs of concepts.
  • Access to a dedicated environment to keep in touch with industry leaders steering baggage developments.
  • Access to live airport environments in our network of participating airports to demonstrate the POC implementations.
  • Access to a RP1755 compliant baggage broker to provide airline and airport data during POCs
  • An exclusivity period to commercialise the POC outputs before they are shared outside of the Airport Lab Network.
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What’s coming Up:

  • 17 Jan 2024 - FTE BIWG: Virtual members meeting
    Content plans: Proof of Concept (PoC) update, New Member presentations, Peak Holiday Lessons Learned

  • 28/29 Feb 2024 - FTE BIWG: Face-to-face members meeting in Tampa / virtual members meeting
    Content plans: Proof of Concept (PoC) update, Sustainability, Tagging and Tracking and new member presentation.

  • 20 March 2024 - FTE BIWG: Virtual members meeting
    Content plans: Proof of Concept (PoC) update, baggage tracking advancements, and new member presentation.

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