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 to offer additional support to airports industry

The coronavirus has created an unprecedented crisis of confidence in air travel, which continues to negatively affect passengers as uncertainty about the worldwide pandemic shows no signs of abating. As a global market leader in …

Vanderlande selected as Heathrow Airport’s strategic baggage partner

Vanderlande has been formally selected as Heathrow Airport’s strategic baggage partner for the next ten years. The recently signed ‘pan-airport’ agreement, will encompass the design, build, operate and maintain programmes across the Terminals, as well …

Vanderlande holds ceremony for impressive new office building

Vanderlande today commenced construction of its state-of-the-art new office facilities at its campus in Veghel, The Netherlands. In a groundbreaking ceremony, the Mayor of the city of Meierijstad, Kees van Rooij was joined by the …

Vanderlande’s BAGFLOW wins prestigious award at inter airport Europe 2019

Vanderlande’s BAGFLOW has been chosen as the winner of the inter airport Europe Excellence Awards in the interFUTURE Special Award category. The end-to-end baggage logistics concept claimed the top spot, and confirms Vanderlande’s continued commitment …

Vanderlande to exhibit innovative new approach at inter airport Europe 2019

Vanderlande is to present its latest innovations at this year’s inter airport Europe, which will be held on 8-11 October at the Munich Trade Fair in Germany. In particular, the company will showcase its new …

Vanderlande at inter airport Europe 2019, Munich, 8th - 11th October 2019, Hall B5, Stand 1120

Vanderlande is the global market leader for value-added logistic process automation at airports. Its baggage handling systems move 4.2 billion pieces of luggage around the world per year, in other words 11.5 million per day. …

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 …


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