Baggage Handling Systems at Airports

Reliable partner for value-added logistic process automation at airports

Vanderlande has established a global reputation over the past six decades as a highly reliable partner. Our baggage handling systems move 3.7 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year, and are active in 13 of the world’s top 20 airports. In addition, the company’s automated passenger checkpoint (APC) solutions handle millions of passengers seamlessly every year.

Vanderlande is dedicated to designing solutions that facilitate the smooth transit of both travelers and luggage. These also optimise the experience for all passengers. We can meet any individual requirements, and ensure that all projects are delivered on schedule.

We focus on the optimisation of our customers’ business processes and competitive positions. Our extensive portfolio of integrated solutions – innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services – results in the realisation of fast, reliable and efficient logistic process automation.

Vanderlande’s highly skilled project managers are continually proactive and supportive. Our value-added logistic process automation solutions around the world are proof of this commitment.

Company Profile

  • Passenger Handling

    Vanderlande provides state-of-the-art scalable and flexible passenger handling solutions for check-in areas and security checkpoints. They offer increased throughput and an improved experience, while allowing for easy expansion to accommodate fast-growing traveller numbers.

    At Vanderlande, we understand the importance of running a smooth and efficient check-in, bag drop and security area. As such, we have defined the next generation of scalable solutions – evolutions.

  • PAX CHECKPOINT: advanced passenger checkpoint (APC) solutions

    The process of moving passengers through an airport needs to be secure, seamless, rapid and deliver a positive experience for all travellers.

    Vanderlande’s PAX CHECKPOINT combines state-of-the-art Advanced automated screening lanes, with Multiplex screening software to create a fully integrated checkpoint solution. This offers increased throughput and an improved passenger experience.

    Vanderlande cooperates closely with airports to provide the core components of the security process. We are also able to integrate other security technologies to create a high performing system.

  • Baggage Handling

    At Vanderlande, we understand the complexities of a successful baggage handling operation. As such, we have defined innovative and scalable solutions. These support you through an integrated portfolio of innovative systems, intelligent software and life-cycle services.

  • FLEET: future-proofing baggage logistics

    Vanderlande’s latest innovation is FLEET. By utilising intelligent automated vehicle (AGV) technology, it replaces the need for fixed conveyors and sorting systems. FLEET is a sustainable option, as vehicles consume up to 50% less energy than traditional baggage handling systems. It provides:

    • Flexibility and scalability
    • Compact functionality
    • Operational certainty and high performance
    • Cost-effective
    • Sustainable
    • Increases passenger experience.

    Our state-of-the-art solutions for baggage handling also include:

Company News

Vanderlande is key player as Istanbul Airport goes live

Vanderlande has been a key player in the successful go-live at Istanbul Airport (IST) with an integrated solution comprising a state-of-the-art baggage handling system (BHS), intelligent software and life-cycle services. İstanbul Airport is the most …

DFW International Airport partners with Vanderlande on autonomous vehicle solution FLEET

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport is using innovative technology to help its customers with more seamless transfers, by introducing Vanderlande’s autonomous vehicle solution FLEET, in the recheck area in Terminal D. The first of …

Vanderlande signs 20-year framework agreement with Brussels Airport

Vanderlande has been awarded the contract to execute a significant upgrade to the baggage handling system (BHS) at Brussels Airport. This forms a key part of a 20-year framework agreement signed between the Brussels Airport …

Vanderlande to showcase FLEET developments at ACI Asia-Pacific/WAGA 2019

Vanderlande presents the latest advancements in its FLEET solution at this year’s ACI Asia-Pacific/World Annual General Assembly, Conference and Exhibition (WAGA) on 2-4 April hosted by Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA). This follows on from …

Vanderlande to showcase latest innovations at Passenger Terminal EXPO

At Passenger Terminal EXPO, Vanderlande will showcase the next generation of scalable solutions for the airports market. These evolutions have been specifically designed to meet the challenges facing airports. At stand 5050, you will be able …

Vanderlande to cooperate with Fizyr on AI robotics software

Vanderlande has signed a strategic partnership with Fizyr to develop artificial intelligence (AI) technology for its automated order picking, storage, unloading and palletising robotic solutions. The results will be integrated into Vanderlande’s existing product portfolio, …

Vanderlande and Airport Authority Hong Kong collaborate on innovative baggage handling solutions

Vanderlande has signed a landmark innovation partnership agreement with Airport Authority Hong Kong (AAHK) to further develop and apply its future-proof baggage logistics solution – FLEET – in the real-world environment of one of the …

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Vanderlande’s FLEET to begin live operations at Rotterdam The Hague Airport

Vanderlande’s future-proof baggage logistics solution FLEET has begun live operations at Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTHA) with an historic three-month readiness test period. During this time, it will operate in live conditions. The joint innovation …

FLEET wins Red Dot Award, Heathrow selects Vanderlande for maintenance and IT services

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Vanderlande are attending The British-Irish Airports EXPO, 12th-13th June 2018 at Stand #D14

Reliable partner for logistic process automation Vanderlande will present PAX OPTIMA, its latest innovation in advanced passenger checkpoint (APC) solutions and baggage logistics solution FLEET which received the Innovation award at the Inter Airport Europe …

Visit Vanderlande at Airport Show, Dubai, 7th-9th May 2018, Stand 6340

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports. Vanderlande’s baggage handling systems move 3.7 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year, in other words 10.1 million per day. Its …

Vanderlande’s FLEET wins prestigious Red Dot award for ground-breaking design

Vanderlande’s flexible baggage logistics solution FLEET has received a Red Dot: Best of the Best award, the top distinction at the recent Red Dot design competition. The event credits the best products manufactured each year …

Vanderlande and Rotterdam The Hague Airport sign letter of intent for FLEET

Vanderlande has signed a landmark agreement with Rotterdam The Hague Airport (RTHA) at the Passenger Terminal EXPO 2018 in Stockholm, Sweden. It will have the first live baggage handling operation carried out by FLEET – …

Meet Vanderlande at Passenger Terminal EXPO 2018!

Next week Vanderlande will present its latest innovations at Passenger Terminal Expo 2018, in Stockholm, Sweden. At stand 910, we will present our PAX OPTIMA Advanced Passenger Checkpoint (APC) solutions. As an end-to-end solution provider …

Vanderlande signs strategic agreement with Vancouver Airport Authority

Vanderlande has signed a Strategic Baggage Cooperative Agreement (SBCA) with Vancouver International Airport (YVR). The SBCA will enable YVR to work with Vanderlande on the design and execution of baggage handling projects in order to …


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