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Fasttrack Travel

Fasttrack Travel

IATA has announced a string of airport trials, which will give passengers new ways to check-in. With an emphasis on baggage self-tagging, mobile check-in and common use kiosks, the ‘fast travel’ initiative is expected to benefit both the industry and passengers. Louise Driscoll reports.

The efficiencies of common bag drop

The efficiencies of common bag drop

Common baggage and fast drop initiatives have the potential to provide higher efficiency and throughput due to economies of scale and better use of airport real estate. They have benefits for airports, airlines and innovative handling agents, and bag drop looks set to become a less-than 30-second process. Ross Falconer reports.

The Innovation of fairytales

The Innovation of fairytales

The Disney’s Magical Express is a complementary shuttle and luggage delivery service that exclusively transports Walt Disney visitors from Orlando International Airport directly to their Walt Disney World Resort hotel where their baggage is then safely delivered directly to their room. Michelle Bentubo, director, Disney Cruise Line/Disney’s Magical Express, explains Disney’s new role as a […]

Montréal’s self-service generation

Montréal’s self-service generation

While Canadian airports allow self-tagging for domestic flights only, and the US is still looking into implanting self-tagging services, Aéroports de Montréal has pushed ahead, installing more than 70 self-service kiosks, which also facilitate self-tagging. Antoine Rostworowski director business development, Aéroports de Montréal and Mark Stokes, director of IT at Brock Solutions, discuss the numerous […]


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