Tenders Are Invited For Baggage
Handling Design Services
We are moving to a fair and transparent baggage
Air India official says they can pay less by checking in excess baggage
The BHS is based on the Crisplant CrisBelt conveyor and features integrated baggage
screening in addition to self-check-in, bag drop, oversize baggage
handling and the new Baggage
Unloader semiautomatic lifting aid.
Muscat: Within days of Indian carriers slashing their baggage
allowance, Doha-based Qatar Airways yesterday announced an increase in its baggage
allowance across routes worldwide, effective from September 1.
Air India Express has decided to reduce its free baggage
allowance on flights operating into India from the Gulf from 30kg to 20kg per passenger and charge Dh50 for the extra 10kg.
Last year, air travellers said that safely handled baggage
is the second most important factor to them having a pleasant trip, according to Iata passenger survey 2012.
The report said that baggage
handling systems play roles in airport safety and security with regards to baggage
screening from the time bags are checked in till they reach the departing aircraft.
policies of airlines differ considerably, making it all the more important for airline passengers to check their airline's baggage
policy before checking in.
The new policy, effective for all tickets purchased on or after July 1, allows passengers when booking a flight with Air Arabia to pre-book a checked baggage
weight allowance (20kg, 30kg or 40kg), with no limitation on the number of pieces.
On the other hand, passengers will be asked to pay extra baggage
allowance for each kilogram exceeding the weight shown on the ticket," he said.
The good news is that for the first time since we started publishing this report there has been a significant drop in both mishandling and lost baggage