Daifuku Supplies Self-Baggage Drops to Japan Airlines

Feb. 21, 2020

Osaka, Japan-Daifuku Co., Ltd. announces that is has supplied Japan Airlines Co., Ltd. (headquartered in Tokyo, Japan) with Self-Baggage Drops (SBDs) that were collaboratively developed with the company.

Increasingly adopted at airports around the world, SBDs enable passengers to check-in their own baggage by following the on-screen instructions, which greatly reduces queuing time compared to conventional manned check-in counters.

Japan Airlines commenced operation of six SBD units at Haneda Airport Terminal 1 for domestic flights in February 2020, and plan to introduce a total of 38 units to the terminal by summer 2020.

Through close collaboration with Group companies, Daifuku’s Airport Technologies business boasts a high market share of the baggage handling system market, with installations in over 500 airports around the world. Along with baggage handling systems, the Group also provides operations and maintenance services to airports.

Daifuku continues to use its globally cultivated technologies and expertise to supply airports around the world with state-of-the-art systems.