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ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium

Posted by Todd Alderman on 2/2/16 11:31 AM

Something new is coming! We will be introducing our revolutionary automated Mobile Inspection Table (MIT) at the ACC/AAAE Airport Planning, Design and Construction Symposium in Salt Lake City, Utah next month.

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Topics: Automated Systems, Baggage Handling System, Airport,

Your Luggage: From Check-In to Destination

Posted by Todd Alderman on 9/1/15 11:30 AM

Ever wonder where your luggage goes after you check in at the airport? Your luggage is sent on a journey through miles and miles of conveyor before it even reaches your plane. One of your bag’s first stops is through 3D scanners where the scanner takes images to make sure your luggage is safe to travel. Based on the destination tag your bag is automatically sorted and delivered to the airline personnel by flight for loading onto the airplane.

Delta Air Lines highlights our baggage handling conveyors in one of their most popular YouTube videos.

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Topics: Baggage Handling System, Airport,, Elite Line Services,, Jervis B. Webb, Logan Teleflex

10 Holiday Tips for Checked Bags

Posted by Jim Osborn on 12/10/14 4:44 PM

On an average day, TSA screens nearly 1.8 million travelers at 450 U.S. airports, including 3 million carry-on bags and 1.2 million checked bags. These numbers will significantly increase during the upcoming holidays! Get your luggage and gifts to their destinations on time!

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Top ten luggage survival tips for holiday travelers:

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Topics: Baggage Handling System, Airport,

Preventing Lost Luggage

Posted by Joel White on 11/18/14 2:42 PM

Approximately two million bags that arrive late, are damaged or go missing every year.  It is a major headache for travelers and one that airlines are working hard to prevent.  WebbView’s Airport Baggage Handling (ABH) management software gives airport operations the ability to identify, respond, track, analyze, report and investigate problems and areas of concern within the baggage system quickly and accurately. 

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Topics: WebbView, Baggage Handling System

What Airports Want Most from a Baggage Handling Control System

Posted by Sarah Carlson on 9/4/14 4:16 PM

With hundreds of airports handling millions of pieces of luggage every day, what baggage handling controllers want most are:

o   Speed

o   Accuracy

o   Flexibility

Speed is essential because planes fly on schedule and bags that miss flights tally up “penalty costs” in extra handling hours, customer service hours and, worst of all, bad word-of-mouth for the airline responsible.

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Topics: WebbView, Baggage Handling System