Heathrow Airport launched the ICM Auto Bag Drop (ABD) into the live operational environment in Terminal 3.
The first participating airline is Qantas Airways with British Airways scheduled to start live operations before the end of November 2012. For this live trial, a dual ABD has been installed, as can be seen below.
Figure 1 – First Qantas Passenger using the common-use ICM Auto Bag Drop in Heathrow T3
ICM delivered a successful roll-out of 80 Auto Bag Drop (ABD) systems for Qantas Airlines in six airports across Australia. The first of these units have been in operation since July 2010 and now more than 10 million bags have been successfully injected using the Auto Bag Drops.
ICM Airport Technics has been awarded a contract by Heathrow Airport Ltd to install self-service bag drop trial units at Heathrow Airport in Terminal 1. Continue reading
ICM Airport Technics has been awarded a tender by Heathrow Airport Ltd to install Self Service Bag Drop trial units at Heathrow Airport. An off-site trial unit of the system has been installed since the beginning of March 2012.