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Largest Mobile Inspection Table Installation Goes Live

Sep 03, 2019 • 3 min read

Largest Mobile Inspection Table Installation Goes Live

In 2017, Daifuku Airport Technologies was awarded a design-build project for the new South and Central Terminal checked baggage inspection system at Miami International Airport.  The multi-year project, valued over $100 million (USD), was performed under a guaranteed maximum price contract by Parsons-Odebrecht Joint Venture. It entailed the installation of 12 CTX 9800 machines, over 1,200 conventional baggage handling system belt conveyors, and a checked baggage reconciliation area (CBRA) utilizing an unprecedented 102 mobile inspection tables (MIT).

American Association of Airline Executives (AAAE) Innovation Forum Keynote

Aug 19, 2019 • 4 min read

American Association of Airline Executives (AAAE) Innovation Forum Keynote

The American Association of Airline Executives (AAAE), is the world’s largest professional organization for airport executives, recognising the value of advancement in the aviation by individuals committed to the industry. At this year’s AAAE Innovation Forum, the keynote was delivered by John K. Coyle, Olympic speed skating silver medalist. John’s keynote focused on design thinking, identified as an analytical approach to problem-solving using a step-by-step method for finding working solutions.

The Public Private Partnership Airport Summit

Aug 09, 2019 • 3 min read

The Public Private Partnership Airport Summit

Public-private partnerships (P3) recently hosted their annual summit in San Diego, California. The P3 Airport Summit is the leading P3 Conference. This year, the Summit focused on project management, planning, procurement, and networking for airport owners, operators, airlines and industry professionals.

IABSC Young Professionals Award Winner

Aug 02, 2019 • 4 min read

IABSC Young Professionals Award Winner

The International Association of Baggage Handling System Companies (IABSC) strives to be the leading voice for the baggage handling industry. Each month, the IABCS hosts a meeting in Dallas, Texas where leaders across the industry come together to discuss innovation, collaboration and industry trends. At their most recent meeting, a highlight was the announcement of the winner of the Young Professionals Challenge, a contest sponsored by the IABSC.

Rise of the Machines

Apr 02, 2019 • 5 min read

Rise of the Machines

Airports globally have an opportunity to redefine the passenger experience beyond anything we have known. With technology acceptance currently at an all-time high, utilising digital solutions to creating a more seamless, integrated pathway for passengers will soon be the norm.

Airport Business Magazine – Top 40 Under 40 Award Winners

Apr 02, 2019 • 3 min read

Airport Business Magazine – Top 40 Under 40 Award Winners

The Airport Business Magazine "Top 40 Under 40” showcases the top talent and leading thinkers in the aviation industry who are building success today and innovations for the future. In 2018 two Daifuku Airport Technologies employees were nominated and awarded this honour.

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