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Baggage Handling Outline

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									            Baggage Handling




     By Norman Ashford,H.P.Martin Stanton.Clifton
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          A.Moore, ”Airport operation”,1997




    Outline
• Introduction
• Baggage Operations
• Operating Characteristics of Baggage-
  handling System
• The Inbound Baggage System
• The Outbound Baggage System
• Operating Performance
• Organizing for the Task


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                                                        1
                       Introduction
 • The nature and amount of passengers’ baggage
   changed dramatically during the early 1970s as
   result of three influences:
   1.Aircraft sizes increased.
   2.Baggage allowance criteria were changed
   3.Low fares were introduced




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              Baggage Operations
• Departure                         • Arrival
    Carriage of baggage to check-        Unloading from aircraft
    in                                   Transport to terminal
    Check-in procedures including        airside
    tagging and on occasions             Sortation-loading onto
    weighing                             claim devices
    Conveyance of baggage to             Conveyance to reclaim
    airside                              area
    Sortation and makeup into            Presentation of baggage to
    aircraft loads                       passengers for reclaim
    Transport of baggage to              Carriage from reclaim
    planeside                            area
    Loading onto aircraft
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Baggage loading and unloading sequence
                                  Airport
     Car park    Curbside         terminal       Off-airport   Satellite      Transfer
     check-in    check-in         check-in        check-in     check-in       baggage



                                      Airside baggage hall                      Storage
  Out-of-guage                              sortation
    baggage                               airline flight                    Storage
                                           destination                      early check-in
                  Gate check in                                             delayed flights
                                           Container
                                            baggage
                                         trailer/vehicle
                                          Load aircraft
                                             Aircraft
                                         Unload aircraft

                                       Container baggage
                                         trailer/vehicle

                                      Airside baggage hall


   Transfer                                  Passenger                          Out-of-guage
   baggage                                    baggage
                                             claim unit
   Outbound                                  Passenger                                          5
    flight
                                                                    (Ashford and Wright 1979)




 Operating Characteristics of Baggage-
           handling System
• Costs of baggage handling depend on the following factors:
  1.Airport design.
  2.Terminal design.
  3.Traffic makeup.
  4.Baggage System Design.
  5.Employee Motivation.
  6.Airport service standards.
  7.Flight schedules.
  8.Type of aircraft.


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  Baggage Claim Layouts of The
    Inbound Baggage System




   (IATA 1989)                         7




Baggage Claim Layouts of The Inbound
          Baggage System




  . (IATA 1989) (cont.)                8




                                           4
Bag Storage Capacities Related to
 Various Reclaim Configurations




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A typical baggage handling layout




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  The Outbound Baggage System
• The Outbound Baggage system consists:
    Check-in.
    Carriage to the outbound bag room.
    Sortation
    Carriage to the aircraft.




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     Check-in counter configuration




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         . (FAA 1988)




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 Manual System of The Outbound
        Baggage System




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Semi-automated Systems Sort Puller of
   The Outbound Baggage System




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Automated system-Frankfurt Airport of
    The Outbound Baggage System




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Outbound bag room arrangements (a)
         central bag room




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                                         8
  Outbound bag room arrangements
    (b) decentralized bag rooms




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Outbound bag room arrangements:
      (c) remote bag rooms




. (FAA 1988) (cont.)               18




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     Operating Performance
•   Check-in
•   Processing
•   Carriage
•   Arrival
•   Time to unload bags
•   Percentage of bags delivered given time




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     Baggage mishandled control charts
             -single station




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Baggage mishandled control charts-single station




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Minimum and Maximum Observed
    Aircraft Unloading Times




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Performance monitoring charts of baggage
               delivery




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    Organizing for the Task
• Staffing




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