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MAHB Implements Self-baggage Drop In Klia2
January 05, 2018 21:31 PM
KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 5 (Bernama) --Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd (MAHB) will fit 15 counters at Row V andW inthe KLInternational Airport 2(klia2) withself-baggage drop (SBD) facility between Jan 7 and Feb 11, 2018.

"TheSBD facility is Scan&Fly by SITA, a world-leading specialist in air transport communications and information technology, can be enjoyed by more than 25 million AirAsia passengers, who pass through klia2 in a year, subject to the airline's assignment of their check-in counters," it said in a statement today.

MAHB Managing DirectorDatuk Badlisham Ghazalisaid withthe SBD system at the terminal, baggage drop queue time could now be cut to half from the previous time from 2.5 minutes per passenger before to only oneminute per passenger now.

"The initiative will enhance the travelling experience in line withthe strong growth in passenger traffic numbers in recent years," it said.

MAHBsaid as at November 2017, klia2 registered 27.4 million passenger traffic movements.

The SBD implementation would also increase the per-hour number of passengers handled during baggage drop to 60 passengers an hourfrom an average of 24 previously, it said.

It said duringthe one-month installation, passengers were advised to check with airport and airline ground staff at the terminal for any enquiries.


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