Airport Baggage Handling Capability

Transforming performance at a reduced cost

Babcock is a leading international provider of airport solutions, delivering the management of operation critical fleets and ground support equipment (GSE), the design and operation of baggage systems, and airport IT systems.

Our proven capability means that our customers can focus on improving the passenger experience at a reduced cost – whilst planning for future expansion.

Our collaborative customer relationships increase efficiency and deliver cost savings without compromising performance.

Our single-supplier accountability drives continued airport performance for our customers, including Heathrow, Alitalia, Sao Paulo GRU Airport and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Airport Baggage Systems

Babcock improves end-to-end BHS management to improve performance from the design, installation and upgrades through to major airport projects.

Reducing lifetime costs

We optimise resources to support operations whilst reducing costs through eliminating waste, leveraging better supplier terms and ensuring continuous improvement and innovation.

Optimising baggage throughput and process

We provide single-supplier accountability for driving continued airport performance ,using our proven capability and expertise. We are independent of manufacturer, and ensure the right equipment for the task from BHS integration, early bag storage and check-in conveyors to out-of-gauge facilities.

Increasing airport performance levels

Our proven capability has seen Babcock deliver significant outcomes and projects for customers, developing new innovative and sustainable ways to deliver improved services to meet current and future demands.

Innovative baggage solutions

Our experienced engineering team offers proven capability and independent expert system analysis – delivering best-value baggage solutions in the live airport environment.

We support our customers from the initial concept design and consultancy for system design, the build and testing through to post installation operations, technical support and through-life maintenance.

Integrating new with your existing systems

Our unrivalled experienced in working on projects with all major OEM equipment means that we can integrate our new designs to work seamlessly with your existing system.

We work closely with customers to deliver a planned ramp up of activity, dovetailed with the project delivery programme – ensuring both training and familiarisation proceed smoothly.

Developing & integrating SAC & SCADA systems

Our advanced baggage control software, BagNav, provides a full baggage sortation, reconciliation and tracking software solution.

Used within some of the world’s busiest airports, BagNav can be configured to accommodate any number of terminals, sorters, piers and chutes as well as enhancements including hardware upgrade or the addition of a supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system.

Reducing CAPEX

We help our customers find the optimum solution within the existing system – avoiding a large capital outlay on a new one. We achieve this through utilising design methods and simulation techniques that improve optimum system performance – ensuring efficiency, reliability and elimination of unnecessary costs.

GSE Asset Management

We make sure that our customers’ fleets of ground support equipment are available 24 hours a day and 365 days per year.

Our proven GSE capability covers:

  • Entire or part fleet management including specialist equipment or vehicles
  • Modern on-site workshops and highly skilled engineers 
  • Specification and procurement of GSE to standardise and leverage better terms 
  • Customised solutions using telematics and data-driven evidence to optimise fleet performance