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The recent FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021 provided an opportunity for some of the most forward-thinking startups and scaleups in the travel tech space to showcase their innovative solutions. From AI-based baggage identification and self-service tech to data management and sustainability solutions…
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Hundreds of global start-ups applied to be in this year’s first ever virtual programme which is being run in collaboration with Aer Lingus, British Airways, Iberia, Vueling, LEVEL, IAG Loyalty, IAG Tech and IAG GBS. The successful applicants were selected after presenting their innovative products and services before 250 senior aviation and travel industry executives at a virtual pitch event.
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After multiple successful positions leading baggage handling, operations and management for some of the world’s largest airlines, industry veteran Dirk-Jan “DJ” Kanters has joined BagsID Network as Vice President of Business Development and Global Head of Airlines.
By making its facilities available, Eindhoven Airport will allow Vanderlande to apply cutting-edge technologies and run tests in a live environment, so that it can innovate, optimise and simplify a number of airport processes.
The second phase of the FTE APEX Business Model Transformation Think Tank was presented last week during FTE APEX Virtual Expo 2021, bringing together senior experts from across the industry to share some tangible solutions that can help to improve the passenger experience and generate new revenues.
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Mirjam van den Bogaard, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Eindhoven Airport. “The first results of the pilot show that AI can be applied in the baggage process. There is the potential for this technology to be used everywhere in aviation in the future.”
According to BagsID, Eindhoven Airport is the first airport in the world to test this technology. It is expected that the use of this new technology will be more accurate, environmentally friendly and cheaper than checking in hold baggage via scanning baggage tags.
This online event brought together over 1,400 attendees including 176 airports, over 100 speakers, 32 sponsors and exhibitors, as we examined how airports and the aviation sector are managing their operations as they enter the restart and recovery phase post COVID-19.
“I’ve focused my career on providing excellent baggage handling services to hundreds of thousands of passengers, across cultures, for recognizable airlines who demand nothing but the best,” explained DJ Kanters. “So, it was a natural progression to bring this experience to a company like BagsID…”
Eindhoven Airport, Vanderlande and baggage identification specialist BagsID will apply computer learning and image recognition technology. This will allow passengers to check in an item of luggage simply by having camera equipment take a photograph of it.
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