KLM starts DIY luggage check-in at Schiphol

4th July 2008, Comments 0 comments

The six-month trial will have passengers use a special machine to type in their data, label their luggage and put it on the conveyor belt.

4 July 2008

AMSTERDAM - Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport has begun a trial in which passengers check in their own luggage, following the example of Munich and Vienna.

In the trial, which is being carried out in cooperation with KLM, passengers use a special machine to type in their data, label their luggage and put it on the conveyor belt.

Faced with increasing numbers of passengers, Schiphol has been working towards self-processing for two years.

Passengers can already check themselves in at the airport or on the internet to avoid queuing. The trial is due to last six months.

 



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