Alstef Group Awarded Baggage System Replacement Project at Bucharest Otopeni Airport

Company Alstef Group
Date 29.06.2022

Following a public tender, Bucharest National Airports Company (CNAB) has awarded Alstef Group an international terminal baggage handling system and screening upgrade project at Henri Coandă International Airport located in Otopeni, just north of Romania’s capital city, Bucharest.

The project will be completed over two years and includes 56 new check-in conveyors, 12 self-service bag drops, a new outbound sortation system with five new Standard 3 screening machines, two new make-up carousels, and a transfer connection to the domestic terminal. Alstef Group will also manage the civil works/HVAC etc associated with expansion to ensure a fully coordinated approach to the project phasing.

“This is our first project working with CNAB” states Thibault Chambon, Regional Sales Manager for the Alstef Group, “and we have also been awarded a five-year operations and maintenance contract beginning at the completion of the project” continues Thibault.

Henri Coandă International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Romania and one of two airports serving Bucharest.

This is the first project in Romania for the Alstef Group which is expanding its presence throughout Eastern Europe with the recent award of a major upgrade project at neighbouring Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (Belgrade Airport) in Serbia.



Alstef Group designs, integrates and supports automated turnkey solutions for the airport, intralogistics and parcel markets. Its mission is to create intelligent solutions that not only meet the needs of its customers, but also provide them with the long-term benefits of a tailor-made automated system that is efficient, scalable and innovative.

Across more than 10 countries and with installed systems on all five continents, Alstef Group has around than 800 employees within its three business units: Alstef Automation, BA Systèmes, and Glidepath. The group generated revenue of €163.4 million in 2021.


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